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Photograph

Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

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...

Date:  

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...

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...

Photograph

White River Bridges

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a railroad train crossing a bridge over the famous White River near Ashland. In the foreground is an open automobile crossing the ri...

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: 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...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

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Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.

Postcard

Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.

Postcard

City High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the front facade of City High School with bell tower.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Great Divide or watershed sign.

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...

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: This map shows mining, White River, Silver Creek, Bad River, Agogic Lake, Chequamegon Bay, smaller lakes, the Bad River Indian Reservation, and communities...

Photograph

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: 1914 ca.

Description: Hull family boarding the "Lizzie W." from one of the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Ore Dock

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock.

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