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Date: 1913 ca.
Description: High school.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.
Description: John A. Lavine of Chippewa Falls, head of the Lavine Newspaper Group and publisher of several Wisconsin newspapers.
Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...
Date: date unknown
Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...
Description: The Indian Graveyard at the Catholic Cemetery.
Description: Aerial view of the Big Goose Neck in the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.
Description: Captain Charles Biele (right) and John A. Lavine (next to Biele), Wisconsin newspaper publisher, before Lavine toured the controversial U.S. Navy facility...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...
Description: A sign giving the geological story of Copper Falls and Brownstone Falls at Copper Falls State Park. Barely visible in the background are two people at the...
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View of two men posing on either side of the Radisson and Groseilliers House historical marker. The house was the first built by white men in Wisconsin an...
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A man wearing a hat stands on the steps of the front porch of a cabin holding up a large fish at Cormican's on Clam Lake.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Ojibwa man sitting in a cottonwood tree, holding a bow and arrow. The man is wearing a headband with a porcupine roach.
Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.
Date: 1895-09-05 ca.
Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...
Description: Elevated view of students from the Superior Central High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing march...
Description: Madeline Island Sign (Wisconsin Official Marker) depicting the history of the island and how it recieved its name. This sign was erected in 1956.
Description: A family sits on a porch of a two-story cedar shake house with Lake Superior in background.
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