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Rocky Island

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Description: Two women and a man are walking down the dock near a boat named "Chippewa" on Rocky Island.c South Twin Island is across the water in the background.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley gathering raspberries and getting milk on the road to Grant's Point on Madeline Island.

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Copper Falls

Date: 1937-09 

Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.

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Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907 

Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.

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Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Child passengers being transported on a wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.

Postcard

Tyler Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of water streaming down the rock and tree-lined Tyler Falls. A white walk bridge is visible in the background.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town looking down from hill lined with trees. In the foreground railroad tracks cross a road. A church building and numerous dwellings are a...

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

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Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of people sitting on sandstone on Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. People from l. to r.: E.H., Florence Baker, Dot Ross, Louise Baker, Harie Ross, a...

Postcard

U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Date: 1922-08-29 

Description: Men and boys are on a hand-pump rail cart on a Michigan Island beach, Lake Superior. A young girl is walking on the right.

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...

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Tennis Friends

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Four men and three women posing on Hull's tennis court.

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Small Cabins

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of seven small cabins around a clearing where there is an American flag on a flag pole and two benches around a stone fire pit. In the foreground is a...

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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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women sitting in dog cart on dirt street in front of boardwalk. La Pointe Village School is in the background. Dog team belongs to Tom Stahl.

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Egg Race

Date: 1922-07-04 

Description: Women participating in egg race game during 4th of July celebration on Madeline Island, Apostle Island. Included are ?,?, Harriet Webb, Peg Caswell and Dor...

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Three Elizabeths

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Hull, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabeth Nisbet standing at the tennis court net at Coole Park Manor.

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