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Photograph

View of Bayfield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of Bayfield.

Photograph

Top O' Wis Terrace

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1876 ca.

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

Photograph

Getto Family

Date: 1927 

Description: Getto family, seated left to right: Henry Getto, Harry Ketola, Maria Getto, Senia Getto Aho, Alma Getto, Ruth Howland, Pete Hovi, Oscar Getto, Herman Aho,...

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...

Date: 1979 

Description: David and Joan Obey (right) with Senator Gaylord Nelson (2nd from left) and Secretary of the Interior, Cecil Andres (on Nelson's left) on an Apostle Island...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a scene from the Apostle Island Indian Pageant. A large group of young children in white shirts sit along a sloped hill near the s...

Photograph

Boatyard

Date: 1969 

Description: Looking through the ribs of the hull of a boat under construction in a boatyard.

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a view of the geologic formation known as the Green Room near the lighthouse on Devil's Island, part of the Apostle Islands. A boat w...

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.

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the back of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the Sentinel Rock geological formation on the southern point of Devil's Island, part of the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior.

Photograph

E. Pike Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Back 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 Bay...

Date:  

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

Date: 2001-07 

Description: David Obey poses with Park Ranger Bob MacKreth on the left and Martin Hanson on the right. They are standing on the beach with water and land in the backgr...

Postcard

Devil's Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a rocky shoreline on Devil's Island, part of the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior.

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery and the surrounding grounds.

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...

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