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Views of Ashland

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.

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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.

Date: 1908 

Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...

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Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.

Date: 1978 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey with pre-schoolers and their teacher at Ellis School, a program supported in part by Title I federal funding. Throughou...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Leo Capser standing in front of passenger train at the Ashland Depot.

Date: 1912-02-12 

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

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U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.

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: 1950-06-15 

Description: View of outhouses in a wooded area.

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Typesetters

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two typesetters at work at the Daily Press.

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High School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the high school.

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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

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

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...

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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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.

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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.

Date: 1932-08-14 

Description: Front row: W.E. Dillon, County Highway Commissioner of Ashland; Andrew Good of Gordon Lake at Glidden; Patsy Winter of Ashland and Leo Jerome Driscoll, unv...

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