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Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.

Date: 1938 ca.

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

Photograph

Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the front facade and grounds of the four-story, red brick St. Joseph Hospital.

Photograph

Preparing the Press

Date: 1938 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a small brick building, probably a service station, with the word "AIR" painted on the bricks, on the south east corner of 9th Ave. West and 2nd St...

Date: 2008 

Description: When the East End Co-op Service Station opened in 1940 at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East Front Street, the owners announced, "Our new, modern equipmen...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior view of the bar, with eight bar stools. Signs behind the bar include "Coca-Cola," "Grain Belt Beer," "Goebel," and "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the building and grounds of the Ashland General Hospital.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

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.

Photograph

Elk's Clubhouse

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men play with dogs in front of the Elk's clubhouse.

Photograph

The "Hilton"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The "Hilton," a boat owned by the John Schroeder Lumber Company; captained by Harry Brower.

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: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

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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...

Postcard

Tyler Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of water streaming down the rock and tree-lined Tyler Falls. A white walk bridge is visible in the background.

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