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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Burial grounds in La Pointe.

Postcard

Indian Cemetery

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay through a hole with a fishing jig, fish and fry pan.

Date: 1916 

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,...

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:  date unknown

Description: Fisherman standing on frozen Lake Superior holding a lake trout, leaning on snowshoes.

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: 1937 ca.

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

Photograph

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".

Photograph

Daniel Angus House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The house of Captain Angus on the shore of Lake Superior in La Pointe on Madeline Island sometime around 1900. The Angus family came to Madeline Island in...

Date: 1938 ca.

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

Date: 1977 

Description: This 1977 pictorial map was produced by the Chateau, a resort in La Pointe, and shows Madeline Island landmarks and tourist attractions. On the verso is th...

Photograph

Old Mission Inn

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Inn by what is believed to be the first Protestant religious building in Wisconsin called Old Mission Congregational Church.

Photograph

Captain Angus House

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: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from the lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior. The water tower and church steeple are visible on the far righ...

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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: 1949 

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.

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