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Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."


G.W. Peck's Store

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Six girls sit beside Mammoth Spring in Prentice Park.

Date: 1910-09-24 

Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the Radisson-Groseilliers house historic site marker in the vicinity of Ashland. The marker was unveiled at the mouth of Fish Creek on October 25,...

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Three men standing on the sidewalk outside of the offices of the Ashland Daily Press.


Group of Golfers

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Twenty-one golfers posing in front of golf course clubhouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.


Radisson Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Radisson cabin, the first house built by a white man in Wisconsin. It was built between 1650 and 1660 on Chequamegon Bay, in the vicinit...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Sanborn map of Ashland, which includes Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two newspaper pressmen reviewing the newspaper print at the Ashland Daily Press.


Description: An illustration titled "The Battle of the Brule" based on an 1840's battle between the Ojibwe and Dakota Sioux over territory in the Ashland, Wisconsin are...

Date: 1912-02-12 

Description: Exterior view of the one-story, white First Methodist Church with double door entrance.


Men Golfing

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and young men watching a man tee-off from the green at the local golf course.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

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