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Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

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: 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: 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...

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: 1897 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1890 

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: 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: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Photograph

Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

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.

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...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.

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