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Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellwood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.
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...
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-...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.
Description: Elevated view of students from the Ondossagon High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching ba...
Date: 1946 ca.
Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Bodin Finstad Marching Band on West Main Street. Sixteen men wearing marching band uniforms are playing instruments including euphoniu...
Date: 1988 ca.
Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Winter scene with snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Children passengers transported on wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.
Description: Men and boys are on a hand-pump rail cart on a Michigan Island beach, Lake Superior. A young girl is walking on the right.
Date: date unknown
Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.
Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company building. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade....
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View looking down Highway 77 at Clam Lake. On the left is a one-story building, Day's Service Station. On the right are two buildings, the one-story Standa...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...
Description: Group of people setting up for a picnic on a beach at Apostle Island.
Description: The steamboat "John C. Mann" on drydock.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.
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