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Date: 1889 ca.

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...

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...

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...

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Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to the United S...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of a house on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a flag pole, bench, path, lawn and trees. On the left are docks from the lake shor...

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Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: Interior of Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to...

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Cedar Cottage

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Porch on house known as Cedar Cottage, located near Grant's Point on southern Madeline Island.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.

Date: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hull family boat "Zenya" near shore with boat "Skater" in the background off shore.

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The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Photograph

Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking down over the lawn and wood shingle lakeshore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the distance is Lake Sup...

Date: 1948-12 

Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five ladies and one man standing on Old Mission Dock holding picnic baskets and umbrellas. The ladies with umbrellas are from left: Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Ervine,...

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Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wooden walkway with railings surrounded by trees.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Burial grounds in La Pointe.

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Camp Stella

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Women standing at General Fifield's Camp Stella at Sand Island, Apostle Island, Lake Superior.

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Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

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