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Date:  date unknown

Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.

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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: 1938 ca.

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

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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: 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.

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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.

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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...

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.

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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".

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Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

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

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: 1935 ca.

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

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Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

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Description: View looking down a rustic bridge at Copper Falls State Park. There are benches built into the bridge.

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Small Cabins

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of seven small cabins around a clearing where there is an American flag on a flag pole and two benches around a stone fire pit. In the foreground is a...

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Bad River Bridge

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Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...

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