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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: 1930 ca.

Description: Six girls sit beside Mammoth Spring in Prentice Park.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Main Road to the back of Hull Cottage on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

Date: 1922-08-29 

Description: Men and boys are on a hand-pump rail cart on a Michigan Island beach, Lake Superior. A young girl is walking on the right.

Photograph

Nebraska Row

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lakeside view of Nebraska Row, showing Treaty Hall, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: A group of people stand on a ledge overlooking Copper Falls.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellewood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.The Nellewood,...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Bad River flowing through boulders and a gorge.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Leo Capser, founder of the Madeline Island Historical Museum, sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Evening Record" Front Page

Date: 1896-03-15 

Description: Page one of "Evening Record." The handwritten newspaper includes several hand-drawn color illustrations. Beginning in the top left corner, the illustration...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the shingle mill near Mellen, with five men, probably employees, posing on and near the outdoor stairway of a building. From bottom to top...

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...

Photograph

Some Snow

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.

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...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Junior Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light uniforms or...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Congregational Church on Madeline Island. The ceiling and walls are paneled in birchbark.

Date:  

Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

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