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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.

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.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellwood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.

Photograph

Third Street East

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking down Third Street East. There are large trees lining both sides of the street. One automobile is parked along the curb on the left, and a few...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Close-up of the Radisson and Groseilliers house historic site marker, commemorating the first house built in Wisconsin by white men. The house was believe...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe woman standing outdoors holding a baby in a tikinagan. The woman is wearing a dress, a shawl and a headband. The Odanah Methodist church...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing on lawn of the Woods mansion on Nebraska Row. Bayfield is visible on the opposite mainland shore of Lake Superior.

Photograph

Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Two painters sit on an elevated, wooden plank suspended between two ladders. They are painting the side of the "County Power and Light Co" building. The bu...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of two men posing on either side of the Radisson and Groseilliers House historical marker. The house was the first built by white men in Wisconsin an...

Date: 1916 

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...

Postcard

Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from the lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior. The water tower and church steeple are visible on the far righ...

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:  date unknown

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...

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