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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hull Cottage, also known as Coole Park Manor, on Madeline Island.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior shot of a shelter house at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Ashland is a cadastral map showing some rural landowners and includes index to points of interest. The map shows roads, railroads, parks, cemet...

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: It is unsure if these keys belong to the original St. Joseph's that was built in 1835 or in the later church from 1841. The keys were presented to the Soci...


Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hazy image with the Old Mission Church partially visible in the background.


Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.


Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to the United S...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...


Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vern Frechette (left) and Leonard Larson show their catch of trout caught during ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of Mellen.


Memorial Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Memorial Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

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