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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.
Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.
Description: Group portrait of members of the La Pointe Band (now known as the Bad River La Pointe Band) of the Ojibwe Nation awaiting annuity payment at La Pointe. Non...
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...
Description: Shows acreages and swamps in a portion of Gordon township, Ashland County, Wis. Originally published as two maps. Township lines surveyed by A.C. Stuntz...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...
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: 1896 ca.
Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...
Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...
Description: Office building of the First National Bank.
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...
Date: 1895-09-05 ca.
Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.
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...
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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