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Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

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...

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...

Photograph

La Pointe

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Lake Superior.

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1921-08-27 

Description: Group in automobile looking out the left side windows. A man is driving, a young boy is in the passenger seat, and in the back seat are two women and a you...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Park Falls High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching b...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Ore Dock

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock.

Photograph

Hotel Menard

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be stucco exterior. There is a front entrance with what appears to be stonework...

Photograph

Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwa woman holding a baby in a tikinagan outdoors. The woman is wearing a dress, shawl and a headband. The Odanah Methodist church is in the background.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing uniforms and are playing instruments includ...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Hurley High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are playing instruments inc...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: It is unsure if these keys belong to the original St. Joseph's that was built in 1835 or in the later church from 1841. The keys were presented to the Soci...

Postcard

Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...

Date: 1900 

Description: This chart of the northern Apostle Islands and Lake Superior shoreline shows relief by contours and spot heights and depths by contours, gradient tints and...

Photograph

La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

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