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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...
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-...
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.
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...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.
Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.
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...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.
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