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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Photograph

Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be brick and wood siding. Looking down Main Street West, what used to be called...

Photograph

Chippewa Tavern

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Chippewa Tavern, a two-story building with two main doorways. The door on the right has a sign that says "Rooms," while the door on th...

Postcard

Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Photograph

Sea Gulls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A frenzy of gulls feeding on a pile of fish on one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.

Date: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across road of a one-story building, Day's Service Station, with gasoline pumps and signs and a map out front. The signs read “Straight Ahead, 10 Mi....

Photograph

Haecker House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Woods family sitting in yard outside house on Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island. The house was built in 1904. Left to right: Twins Tom & Henry W...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of Mrs. Harford sitting in pumpkin and corn in her garden on Madeline Island.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of men and women standing on Basswood Island Dock. Bill Baker, Elizabeth Hull, Florence Baker, Dorothy Stickney Ross, Louise Baker, Hamilton N. Ross...

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Nebraska Row

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Sidewalk in front of four houses along Nebraska Row at Madeline Island. Nebraska Row was started by Col. Frederick Woods in 1899 on the bluff at the wester...

Photograph

Hotel Menard

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be stucco exterior. There is a front entrance with what appears to be stonework...

Date: 1870 

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.

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.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Photograph

Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company building. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade....

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