Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Mission Dock with a large white building behind it. It is not the Old Mission House, as sometimes believed to be, and the term "Mission Dock" may not e...
Description: A room full of machinery in the "Big Lumber Mill."
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the shingle mill near Mellen, with five men, probably employees, posing on and near the outdoor stairway of a building. From bottom to top...
Description: Women participating in egg race game during 4th of July celebration on Madeline Island, Apostle Island. Included are ?,?, Harriet Webb, Peg Caswell and Dor...
Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Boy standing next to his bicycle under an airplane wing.
Date: 1929 ca.
Description: View of the ore dock.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.
Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...
Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Porch on house known as Cedar Cottage, located near Grant's Point on southern Madeline Island.
Description: People descending a rustic stairway leading down to the trail along the Bad River.
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: 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...
Description: Three men standing on the sidewalk outside of the offices of the Ashland Daily Press.
Description: The Madeline Island Historical Museum behind a "pencil" designed fence.
Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Jean Baptiste "Johnny" Cadotte as a young child on porch on Madeline Island, with unidentified man.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2015 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706