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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.

Date:  date unknown

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

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: Interior view of the bar, with eight bar stools. Signs behind the bar include "Coca-Cola," "Grain Belt Beer," "Goebel," and "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer."

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Four young girls posing in dresses. Louise Lock, Louise Baker, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabith Nesbit (Mrs. S.C. Marty, SR.)

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.

Photograph

Clam Lake Store

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clam Lake Store on the right, a two-story building with a full front porch and a sign that reads “Clam Lake Store, General Merchand...

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Postcard

Tyler Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of water streaming down the rock and tree-lined Tyler Falls. A white walk bridge is visible in the background.

Photograph

Rustic Stairway

Date: 1940 

Description: People descending a rustic stairway leading down to the trail along the Bad River.

Date: 1913-07-04 ca.

Description: Three young men dressed in women's clothing stand on a tennis court during 4th of July celebration. William Baker, Ted Dwyer, and Herbert Rogers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands on the steps of the front porch of a cabin holding up a large fish at Cormican's on Clam Lake.

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

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.

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.

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