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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.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.
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: 1898 ca.
Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
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...
Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.
Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...
Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.
Description: This map shows drainage, acreages, and timber in the area now part of the Town of Shanagolden. The map includes a survey table, a meanders table, and certi...
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...
Description: Office building of the First National Bank.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.
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: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.
Description: This map shows north and south ore veins, landownership, railroads, rivers, and township grid in parts of Ashland County, Wis. and Ontonagon County, Mich....
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.
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