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Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the rock formations on the shore of Stockton Island, one of the twenty-one islands comprising the Apostle Islands in Lake Superio...

Date: 1871 

Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...

Photograph

Wharf Buildings

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: View from water of the sides of three wharf buildings in a bay of Lake Superior.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the "Indian Head," or profile, a geological rock formation on the shore of Presque Isle or Stockton Island, part of the Apostle Islands. A sail...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map of Bayfield shows roads, lots, and township boundaries. The map was originally published on one sheet but is now separated into front and back. On...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Steroegraph view of Lake Superior scenery and downtown area.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Holy Family Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front facade of Robinson D. Pike office.

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Description: Maria and Henry Getto in the yard of their farm with windmill in the background, Oulu Township.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the Grand Piano geological formation on Devil's Island, part of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, a plat of Bayfield, local streets, part of Lake Superior, part of Madeline Island, and part of Bass Island. La Point...

Photograph

E. Pike Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the E. Pike residence. The owner is thought to have been a relative of Robinson D. Pike (1838-1905), a lumber merchant and the founder of Bayfield...

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Postcard

Profile Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Profile Rock geological formation among the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior. A sailboat is visible in the distant background.

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Description: Henry and Maria Getto in buggy, Oulu Township.

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Description: Letterhead of Jacob Johnson & Company of Bayfield, Wisconsin, a wholesale dealer in fresh and saltwater Lake Superior Fish. Features a cartoon of a man wea...

Date: 1935 

Description: This topographical map of the forest preserve shows highways, roads, trails, telephone lines, Native American reservations, Ranger sub-stations, state nurs...

Photograph

Top O' Wis Terrace

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: House, cottages and property of Mrs. J.J. Fisher overlooking Lake Superior.

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

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