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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hull Cottage, also known as Coole Park Manor, on Madeline Island.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: The Historical Museum in La Pointe.


The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Date: 1959 ca.

Description: A postcard of the Old Indian Burying Grounds

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.

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Date: 1920 

Description: The Indian burial grounds in La Pointe.


Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1918 

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


Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of cottages and Mission dock on Lake Superior on Madeline Island.

Date: 1922 

Description: The American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (Madeline Island), and on th...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wooden walkway with railings surrounded by trees.

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1917 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Lathrop, Post Mistress, stands with a dog and other people in front of the Post Office. There is a shoreline on the left.


Camp Stella

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Cabin located in the woods of Madeline Island.

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Boathouse, dock and boat at Devils Island Light Station. Bill Baker, Elsie Tough, and Captain Angus.

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