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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

Photograph

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Date: 1889 ca.

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

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Photograph

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: 1870 

Description: Indians receiving payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and William S. Warren...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereoview. Probably the Presbyterian Mission School grounds on the Chippewa Indian reservation. Two boys and a dog standing in foreground of photograph, s...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Photograph

Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the shingle mill near Mellen, with five men, probably employees, posing on and near the outdoor stairway of a building. From bottom to top...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows acreages and swamps in a portion of Gordon township, Ashland County, Wis. Originally published as two maps. Township lines surveyed by A.C. Stuntz...

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...

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