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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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The Woods family sitting in yard outside house on Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island. The house was built in 1904. Left to right: Twins Tom & Henry W...
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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Women standing at General Fifield's Camp Stella at Sand Island, Apostle Island, Lake Superior.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...
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...
Description: Interior of the Congregational Church, a.k.a. Old Mission Church. The interior walls are covered with cedar trees.
Description: View of the two-story, wood shingle, lake shore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a swimming pool surround...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Sidewalk in front of four houses along Nebraska Row at Madeline Island. Nebraska Row was started by Col. Frederick Woods in 1899 on the bluff at the wester...
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
Date: 1842 ca.
Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...
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: 1925 ca.
Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.
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: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Congregational Church in dilapidated condition.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
Description: Looking down La Pointe's main street on Madeline Island.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Ojibwe wooden burial houses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island. Two women stand in the background.
Date: 1834 ca.
Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...
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.
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