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Treaty Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: George F. Thomas is holding a child and standing next to Edward F. Hansen in front of Treaty Hall in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Old Mission Residence at La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a small brick building, probably a service station, with the word "AIR" painted on the bricks, on the south east corner of 9th Ave. West and 2nd St...

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...

Date: ????-05-29 date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...

Date: 1854-07 

Description: Map of La Pointe.

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: This map shows mining, White River, Silver Creek, Bad River, Agogic Lake, Chequamegon Bay, smaller lakes, the Bad River Indian Reservation, and communities...

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.

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...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow plowed high on County Road M, Clam Lake (Ashland Co.), Wisconsin. The Chippewa Tavern is visible in the background, and the building...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.

Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

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