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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.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ondossagon High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching ba...

Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Photograph

Third Street East

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking down Third Street East. There are large trees lining both sides of the street. One automobile is parked along the curb on the left, and a few...

Date: 1912-02-12 

Description: Exterior view of the one-story, white First Methodist Church with double door entrance.

Photograph

Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Ashland is a cadastral map showing some rural landowners and includes index to points of interest. The map shows roads, railroads, parks, cemet...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across water of sandstone cliff shoreline along Lake Superior at the Apostle Islands. On the far right a boat is pulled up onshore, and painted on the...

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