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Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a small brick building, probably a service station, with the word "AIR" painted on the bricks, on the south east corner of 9th Ave. West and 2nd St...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

Date: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...

Photograph

Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

Photograph

Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow plowed high on County Road M, Clam Lake (Ashland Co.), Wisconsin. The Chippewa Tavern is visible in the background, and the building...

Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.

Photograph

Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Date: 1959 

Description: This map shows landownership, acreages, and old fort road on the southwest corner of Madeline Island. The map includes an explanation of survey in the midd...

Photograph

La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

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