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Rustic Stairway

Date: 1940 

Description: People descending a rustic stairway leading down to the trail along the Bad River.

Date: 1949 

Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.

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Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.

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...

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The "Hilton"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The "Hilton," a boat owned by the John Schroeder Lumber Company; captained by Harry Brower.

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Sailboat "Alpha"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of people on sailboat "Alpha" at dock on Madeline Island. Captain Daniel Angus is at the tiller.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe woman standing outdoors holding a baby in a tikinagan. The woman is wearing a dress, a shawl and a headband. The Odanah Methodist church...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two automobiles are parked next to a tavern with a Blatz Beer sign hanging out front. An American flag hangs from a flagpole.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of people sitting on sandstone on Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. People from l. to r.: E.H., Florence Baker, Dot Ross, Louise Baker, Harie Ross, a...

Date: 1952 

Description: This 1952 map shows the trails, roads, and railroads through the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Iron, and Vilas. Also shown are lakes, river...

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La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Boathouse, dock and boat at Devils Island Light Station. Bill Baker, Elsie Tough, and Captain Angus.

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The Pines

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.

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Apostle Islands

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary Baldwin (Duluth), John Neimeyer (Duluth), and the bow of the "Zenya."

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...

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Three Elizabeths

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Hull, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabeth Nisbet standing at the tennis court net at Coole Park Manor.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.

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Public School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entrance to the public school in Butternut.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking down over the lawn and wood shingle lakeshore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the distance is Lake Sup...

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