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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.

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1852 

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...

Date: 1859 

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...

Photograph

G.W. Peck's Store

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...

Date: 1887-02-26 

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

Photograph

Main Street

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

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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