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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.

Date: 1938 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907 

Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Leo W. Capser and Margaret Glover (Mrs. Andrews) lounging on the grass in the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Mrs. Cora Hull and Mrs. Julia Wood sitting on the beach at a shoreline. A man stands near the water. In the background are trees.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

Photograph

Haecker House

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: 1870 

Description: Indians receiving payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and William S. Warren...

Date: 1913 

Description: Two girls and a girl sit on the wooden stoop near a door. Grant's Point farm, Madeline Island.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting on the steps of Town Hall. The Catholic church is in the background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of Mrs. Harford sitting in pumpkin and corn in her garden on Madeline Island.

Date: 1959-08 

Description: Madeline Island Sign (Wisconsin Official Marker) depicting the history of the island and how it recieved its name. This sign was erected in 1956.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The Indian burial grounds in La Pointe.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Mrs. Saxon in buggy with umbrella being pulled by her horse named Trixie.

Postcard

Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.

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