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Date: 1908 

Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

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...

Photograph

Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across water of sandstone cliff shoreline along Lake Superior at the Apostle Islands. On the far right a boat is pulled up onshore, and painted on the...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Photograph

Bamby Bread Truck

Date: 1926 

Description: Front view of a truck decorated for a parade. Manufactured by the White Motor Company, used as a Bamby Bread delivery truck.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of the eastern portion of the Apostle Islands group, and a detailed map of Gull Island showing the relief on the island, are included here, along wit...

Photograph

Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade. The truck...

Photograph

Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Nebraska Row on the lakeshore of the west side of La Pointe, showing houses, roads and piers. Nebraska Row was started in 1899 when summer r...

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the top of the Wisconsin Central Railroad White River bridge.

Photograph

Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a small brick building, probably a service station, with the word "AIR" painted on the bricks, on the south east corner of 9th Ave. West and 2nd St...

Map or Atlas

City of Ashland

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is shows land in white and water in blue and is indexed for parks, points of interest, schools, churches, and recreational areas. The map shows lo...

Photograph

Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from road of Cottage Grocery store on Main Street on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Modified Automobile

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A coupe rag top automobile that has been modified with tracks, sitting atop a trailer in front of the County Courthouse.

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