1 2 3 4 5 6 7
.

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:  date unknown

Description: Main Road to the back of Hull Cottage on Madeline Island.

Date: 1922-08-29 

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellewood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.The Nellewood,...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."

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...

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: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Junior Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light uniforms or...

Date:  

Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.

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...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Nebraska Row on the lakeshore of the west side of La Pointe, showing houses, roads and piers. Nebraska Row was started in 1899 when summer r...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be brick and wood siding. Looking down Main Street West, what used to be called...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Big Bay on Madeline Island. This area later became Big Bay State Park.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of a house on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a flag pole, bench, path, lawn and trees. On the left are docks from the lake shor...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.