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

Photograph

Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907 

Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1854-07 

Description: Map of La Pointe.

Photograph

Visit to Clam Lake

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Project ELF activist Jerry Holter (left) and John Lavine, head of the Lavine Newspaper Groups based in Chippewa Falls, outside the Clam Lake facilities of...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.

Date: 1920 

Description: Shows geology, test pits, shafts, houses, and the Mellen Lumber Co. Ry. in Marengo township, Ashland County, Wisconsin. "This is a preliminary map issued i...

Date: 1910-09-24 

Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...

Date: 1978 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (center) holding a press conference about federal funding for education with students at Ellis School. A few journal...

Photograph

Ashland Pier

Date: 1962-09-14 

Description: View across water towards jetty and dock, with three lampposts, from south east.

Date: 1895 

Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

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

Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916-08-22 

Description: View along shoreline towards people at a Bear Island picnic. A man stands near the water, and two women and a another man are among the logs along the shor...

Photograph

Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.

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: 1952 

Description: This 1952 map shows the trails, roads, and railroads through the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Iron, and Vilas. Also shown are lakes, river...

Date: 1946 ca.

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

Photograph

Inside Project ELF

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer in the Navy facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.

Photograph

Ore Dock

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock.

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