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Photograph

Boatyard

Date: 1969 

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

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...

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front facade of Robinson D. Pike office.

Photograph

Wharf Buildings

Date: 1969 ca.

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

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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

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...

Date:  

Description: Memohead of the A. Booth Packing Company of Bayfield, Wisconsin, dealing in "Oval Brand Oysters, Fish & Canned Goods", with a three-quarter view of the com...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the excursion boat the "Chippewa" docked in Bayfield, before taking passengers to the Apostle Islands. Two ducks can be seen swimming in the fo...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Postcard

Stella Cove

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Stella Cove looking out on the lake near Presque Isle or Stockton Island, part of the Apostle Islands. A sailboat is visible on the r...

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: 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

View of Bayfield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of Bayfield.

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.

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...

Postcard

Grand Arch

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized picture postcard of the Grand Arch geological formation on Sand Island, part of the Apostle Islands.

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