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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

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...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin Central Railroad passenger depot at Stuntz Avenue. A group of people stand on the platform and near the locomotive between t...

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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Evening Record" Front Page

Date: 1896-03-15 

Description: Page one of "Evening Record." The handwritten newspaper includes several hand-drawn color illustrations. Beginning in the top left corner, the illustration...

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

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...

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.

Date: 1890 

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.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

"Evening Record" Page Two

Date: 1896-03-15 

Description: Page two of the "Evening Record." The handwritten newspaper includes several hand-drawn illustrations. On the top center of the page, one illustration port...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

Date: 1854-07 

Description: Map of La Pointe.

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: 1852 

Description: Group portrait of members of the La Pointe Band (now known as the Bad River La Pointe Band) of the Ojibwe Nation awaiting annuity payment at La Pointe. Non...

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...

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: 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...

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