Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1904 before
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...
Description: Group of people setting up for a picnic on a beach at Apostle Island.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Hull family boat "Zenya" near shore with boat "Skater" in the background off shore.
Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.
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.
Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.
Date: date unknown
Description: Dog sled loaded with luggage. Identified from left: first two unidentified; Mary Louise O'Brien Eldridge; Richard Eldridge; Margaret Russell; Gram Johnson...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.
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...
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...
Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.
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...
Date: 1917 ca.
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.
Description: Logging Camp dock and buildings made of logs. Madeline Island shoreline on the bank of Lake Superior.
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.
Description: Five ladies and one man standing on Old Mission Dock holding picnic baskets and umbrellas. The ladies with umbrellas are from left: Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Ervine,...
Description: Group in automobile looking out the left side windows. A man is driving, a young boy is in the passenger seat, and in the back seat are two women and a you...
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:
© 1996-2017 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706