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Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.

Photograph

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...

Postcard

City High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the front facade of City High School with bell tower.

Photograph

Cheilo Inn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from across road of a one-story building with stairs leading from the dirt road to the porch; an outhouse is behind the inn. Numerous beer signs are o...

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

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.

Photograph

"Gar-How" Ferry

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: View of the ferry "Gar-How" taken from on board the ferry "Island Queen" while both were docked at Madeline Island. The "Gar-How" was named after Howard Ru...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.

Photograph

Clam Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view across road of people and automobiles in front of homes and businesses along a dirt road. In the background is a local grocery store, tavern...

Photograph

WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

Date: 1940-07 

Description: Two boys and two girls swimming at the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. One of the girls is diving off the dock that also has a platform. In the backg...

Postcard

Views of Ashland

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

Photograph

Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Bridge Crossing

Date:  

Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the building and grounds of the Ashland General Hospital.

Photograph

La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

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...

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