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Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the top of the Wisconsin Central Railroad White River bridge.

Photograph

WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

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: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Date: 1908 

Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This tourism brochure of Ashland County, Wisconsin, from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce includes a map of the county showing tourist destinations and...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

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

Cheilo Inn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from across road of a one-story building with stairs leading from the dirt road to the porch; an outhouse is behind the inn. Numerous beer signs are o...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Automobile ruts leading through trees past dwellings on a hill.

Photograph

Hotel Menard

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be stucco exterior. There is a front entrance with what appears to be stonework...

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

Photograph

Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Photograph

Band in Parade

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of young students in a school marching band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band unifor...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

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

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