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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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: The Indian burial grounds in La Pointe.
Date: ????-05-29 date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...
Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...
Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer inside the Navy's facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.
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.
Description: View from road of Cottage Grocery store on Main Street on Madeline Island.
Description: The Madeline Island Historical Museum behind a "pencil" designed fence.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Burial grounds in La Pointe.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: View down hill of a tavern, with signs advertising "Budweiser" and "Beer", on the shores of Clam Lake. There are numerous outbuildings and two automobiles...
Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...
Description: Interior of Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to...
Description: Sanborn map of Mellen.
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