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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the shingle mill near Mellen, with five men, probably employees, posing on and near the outdoor stairway of a building. From bottom to top...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

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Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

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Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.

Date: 1886 

Description: This map shows north and south ore veins, landownership, railroads, rivers, and township grid in parts of Ashland County, Wis. and Ontonagon County, Mich....

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Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

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: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school. People gathered in front of building. Fence in foreground of photograph.

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Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

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