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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...
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...
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...
Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of La Pointe dock taken from the water.
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...
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.
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...
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
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Two-story house with an enclosed front porch, built in 1929 on the northwest shore of Madeline Island.
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.
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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