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View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Photograph

Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of Mrs. Harford sitting in pumpkin and corn in her garden on Madeline Island.

Date: 1981 

Description: Plat map of Madeline Island surrounded by Basswood, Michigan and Gull Islands.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellwood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from lake up hill of two wooden cabins. Nearby is an automobile, stairs to the beach, and some boats on the shoreline at Buehlow's Resort on Partridge...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Date: 1940 

Description: People on a rustic bridge over river at Copper Falls State Park. A long log building is in the background on the other side of the river.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Waterfall where the Bad River tumbles over the Keweenawan Trap Ledge.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from water of Mission cottages along shoreline of Lake Superior in La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the locations of school houses, farms, roads, railroads, and Bad River Indian Reservation. Relief is shown by hachures. Yellow and red manus...

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Jean Baptiste "Johnny" Cadotte as a young child on porch on Madeline Island, with unidentified man.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Bodin Finstad Marching Band on West Main Street. Sixteen men wearing marching band uniforms are playing instruments including euphoniu...

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