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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...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

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Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be brick and wood siding. Looking down Main Street West, what used to be called...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers at the Ashland Daily Press.

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Chippewa Tavern

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Chippewa Tavern, a two-story building with two main doorways. The door on the right has a sign that says "Rooms," while the door on th...

Postcard

Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Photograph

Sea Gulls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A frenzy of gulls feeding on a pile of fish on one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior.

Date: 1949 

Description: This 1949 map shows the topography and significant landmarks in Copper Falls State Park, Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...

Date: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across road of a one-story building, Day's Service Station, with gasoline pumps and signs and a map out front. The signs read “Straight Ahead, 10 Mi....

Photograph

Haecker House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Woods family sitting in yard outside house on Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island. The house was built in 1904. Left to right: Twins Tom & Henry W...

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

Evangelical Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Evangelical Church with neighboring houses.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

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