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Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

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....

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...

Date: 1895 

Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.

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...

Map or Atlas

Map of La Pointe

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

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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."

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Photograph

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.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

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