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Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of the eastern portion of the Apostle Islands group, and a detailed map of Gull Island showing the relief on the island, are included here, along wit...

Photograph

Hotel Menard

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be stucco exterior. There is a front entrance with what appears to be stonework...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: View across road of Day's Service Station with gasoline pumps, maps and signs out front. The right half of the building is one-story high, and the left hal...

Postcard

U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.

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: 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...

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...

Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

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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: 1940-07 

Description: Two boys and two girls swimming at the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. One of the girls is diving off the dock that also has a platform. In the backg...

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: 1937 ca.

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

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

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

Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.

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