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Photograph

La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Pointe Light on Long Island (Apostle Islands), Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...

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Description: Aerial view of town, showing the shoreline of Lake Superior, ore docks, roads, houses, buildings, trees, and smokestacks. Text describing this photograph s...

Photograph

White River Bridges

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a railroad train crossing a bridge over the famous White River near Ashland. In the foreground is an open automobile crossing the ri...

Photograph

Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women sitting in dog cart on dirt street in front of boardwalk. La Pointe Village School is in the background. Dog team belongs to Tom Stahl.

Map or Atlas

City of Ashland

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is shows land in white and water in blue and is indexed for parks, points of interest, schools, churches, and recreational areas. The map shows lo...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking down Highway 77 at Clam Lake. On the left is a one-story building, Day's Service Station. On the right are two buildings, the one-story Standa...

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 2008 

Description: When the East End Co-op Service Station opened in 1940 at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East Front Street, the owners announced, "Our new, modern equipmen...

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: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. The students are wearing light unifor...

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,...

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.

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe, Madeline Island, taken from the Mission Inn.

Date:  date unknown

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

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