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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".

Photograph

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...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Nebraska Row on the lakeshore of the west side of La Pointe, showing houses, roads and piers. Nebraska Row was started in 1899 when summer r...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing on lawn of the Woods mansion on Nebraska Row. Bayfield is visible on the opposite mainland shore of Lake Superior.

Photograph

The "Hilton"

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Reel Action

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men, one standing one crouching, in a wooden rowboat on Forest Lake. The man standing is reeling in a fish that is making a big splash in the water.

Photograph

Hemlock Lodge

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hemlock Lodge, a one-story log and wood building with a brick chimney. There is a lawn chair on the far left.

Photograph

Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Elevated view of land operations of commercial fishing operation with fish net drying racks and buildings on Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwe wooden burial houses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island. Two women stand in the background.

Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the three-story court house and grounds. Lake Superior is visible in the background.

Date: 19115 ca.

Description: Quarry at Hermit Island (Wilson Island). Stones, plants and a foundation are in the foreground. In the background among trees is a wooden structure.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Leo Capser standing in front of passenger train at the Ashland Depot.

Date: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Photograph

Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916 

Description: Group of people at picnic on Bear Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the front facade and grounds of the four-story, red brick St. Joseph Hospital.

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.

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