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Date: 1834 ca.
Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: This 1890s map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in the eas...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Old Mission Residence at La Pointe, Madeline Island.
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...
Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...
Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.
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.
Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.
Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.
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.
Description: Map of La Pointe.
Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.
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...
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...
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...
Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
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