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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.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Picnic on beach of one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior. Image includes Mrs. Chute, Mrs. Webb., Mrs. Hull, H.W. Rogers and Mr. Chute.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Mrs. Cora Hull & Mrs. Julia Wood are seated on the sandy shore of one of the Apostle Islands overlooking Lake Superior.

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

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The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

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: 1912 

Description: Panoramic image of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians at a fair in northern Wisconsin. Caption under the image reads, "Souvenier [sic] of Odanah, Fair 1913." Both A...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.

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: 1913 ca.

Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.

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Rustic Stairway

Date: 1940 

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

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Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

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

Date: 1978 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey with pre-schoolers and their teacher at Ellis School, a program supported in part by Title I federal funding. Throughou...

Date: 1916 

Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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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: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...

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The Pines

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.

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Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

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