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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...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...
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: 1885 ca.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.
Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.
Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
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...
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: 1899 ca.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.
Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa, Ojibwa, from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.
Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.
Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.
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.
Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school. People gathered in front of building. Fence in foreground of photograph.
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...
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.
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