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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.
Description: Indians receiving payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and William S. Warren...
Description: Office building of the First National Bank.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...
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: 1885-09-04 before
Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...
Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
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...
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.
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: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.
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....
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.
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...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.
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