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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'...

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...

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: 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: 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...

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

Wharf Buildings

Date: 1969 ca.

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

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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: 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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of a port hole through the north cape or point of Presque Isle or Stockton Island, part of the Apostle Islands. A person in a boat is vi...

Photograph

Boatyard

Date: 1969 

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

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

Rembrandt Arch

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard of the overhanging cliffs near the stone quarry on Presque Isle or Stockton Island's south side, part of the Apostle Islands.

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...

Postcard

Rocky Island

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of rocks and driftwood along Rocky Island's shoreline, part of the Apostle Islands.

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

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front facade of Robinson D. Pike office.

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