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Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

Postcard

Indian Cemetery

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Indian cemetery. A large body of water can be seen in the background.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwe wooden burial houses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island. Two women stand in the background.

Photograph

Old Mission

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Old Mission, as seen from the pier with Old Mission Congregational Church behind it. This Mission was established in 1830 by Frederick Ayer, but the buildi...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story cedar shake-sided house with two porches.

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.

Date: 1935 

Description: Father Gumbly and Sisters, with three Native Americans in ceremonial dress, standing outdoors in front of altar.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The O-Sho-Ga Monument near the Indian burial grounds.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Oliver Wilson, Leo Capser, and Jesse Stone, all wearing hats, pose for a group portrait.

Date: 1915 

Description: Group of people setting up for a picnic on a beach at Apostle Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bavarian style cedar shake-sided summer home built in 1916 on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. W.H. Ferguson was from Beatrice, Nebraska and was co-founder...

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: In-ground swimming pool behind large two-story cedar shake-sided house on Madeline Island.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Congregational Church on Madeline Island. The ceiling and walls are paneled in birchbark.

Photograph

Our Cottage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A family sits on a porch of a two-story cedar shake house with Lake Superior in background.

Date: 1913-07-04 ca.

Description: Three young men dressed in women's clothing stand on a tennis court during 4th of July celebration. William Baker, Ted Dwyer, and Herbert Rogers.

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