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Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

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On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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City High School

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

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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.

Date: 1916 

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...

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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of St. Joseph's Hospital.

Date:  date unknown

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

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Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

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Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

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Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

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

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Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

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Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...

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