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Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Hull family boat "Zenya" near shore with boat "Skater" in the background off shore.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Children standing in front of fish nets drying on net racks.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.
Description: Two women and a man sitting on the shore of Lake Superior, resting against a tree stump and boulders. One woman is reading, with a picnic basket at her sid...
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: 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-...
Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: In-ground swimming pool behind large two-story cedar shake-sided house on Madeline Island.
Date: 1930 before
Description: Group of people on board the steamboat "Byng I" sometime prior to 1930.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.
Date: date unknown
Description: Man ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay through a hole with a fishing jig, fish and fry pan.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Group of men and women standing on a dock at Devil's Island. From left to right are Nelson Angus, A.G. Hull, Elsie Tough (Kansas City), Anne Ashley, Mrs. H...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Congregational Church in dilapidated condition.
Description: Jean Baptiste "Johnny" Cadotte as a young child on porch on Madeline Island, with unidentified man.
Description: Women standing at General Fifield's Camp Stella at Sand Island, Apostle Island, Lake Superior.
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.
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...
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