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Date: 1952 

Description: This 1952 map shows the trails, roads, and railroads through the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Iron, and Vilas. Also shown are lakes, river...

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

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Bamby Bread Truck

Date: 1926 

Description: Front view of a truck decorated for a parade. Manufactured by the White Motor Company, used as a Bamby Bread delivery truck.

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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

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Description: Letterhead of the Chequamegon Hotel of Ashland, on Lake Superior, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, as seen from the waterfront, set into a cartouche...

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Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

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,...

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Wheeler Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Wheeler Hall at Northland College.

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Bridge Crossing

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Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

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Preparing the Press

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Four men in the press room of the Ashland Daily Press.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

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Description: Memohead of the First National Bank of Ashland, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and a street scene with several horse-drawn carriages and wa...

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

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Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

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Modified Automobile

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A coupe rag top automobile that has been modified with tracks, sitting atop a trailer in front of the County Courthouse.

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Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade. The truck...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

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