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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Leo Capser sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...

Photograph

Glidden High School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three-story stone block high school.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.

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La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

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Old Mission

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Old Mission, as seen from the pier with Old Mission Congregational Church behind it. This Mission was established in 1830 by Frederick Ayer, but the buildi...

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Date: 1800 after

Description: The map is ink and pencil on paper. Map shows the location of the Ashland Lumber Company as well as a portion of Ashland County. Portions of the map are in...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: 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 the United S...

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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...

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story house with an enclosed front porch, built in 1929 on the northwest shore of Madeline Island.

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Bad River Gorge

Date:  

Description: View up the Bad River Gorge below Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Man on Madeline Island cliff overlooking Lake Superior.

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...

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