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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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Holy Family Church.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a fishing boat in Lake Superior with tourists on board. There is an island on the horizon.

Postcard

Reiten Boat Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view from water of a marina. Sailboats and motorboats are docked. More boats are stored up on the shoreline. Trees and buildings are...

Photograph

Top O' Wis Terrace

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the arches and rocks comprising the Devil's Kitchen, a geological formation on Presque Isle or Stockton Island, part of the Apostle I...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painted view of Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

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...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.

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...

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,...

Postcard

Saw Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Partially colorized postcard view of the saw mill. Lumber is stacked in front of several buildings and railroad tracks.

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.

Postcard

"Nichevo II"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of view across water towards the "Nichevo II" ferry for Bayfield-Madeline Island moving through the water and filled with tourists and their...

Postcard

Rembrandt Arch

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Rembrandt Arch, a geological formation on the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1856 

Description: This map of Bayfield shows a plat of the town, roads, and part of Lake Superior. Relief is shown by hachures. The right margin of the map includes illustra...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the front facade of the library.

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: 1912 ca.

Description: Boats and people at the Bayfield dock on Labor Day 1912. Boats include Thelma; Lusitania; which later became a U.S. Mail boat; Captain Angus'...

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