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Postcard

Rocky Island

Date:  date unknown

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

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

Singing Sands

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a sandy shoreline on one of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Main Street in Bayfield in 1870 with four cows standing in the street.

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Postcard

Indian Bowl

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the exterior of the "Indian Bowl," a venue for powwows. A Native American woman is standing in front next to the totems.

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

Castle Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Castle Rock, a geological formation of the coast of the Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three women stand on the shore in front of the steamer Barker at Devil's Island natural dock.

Photograph

Boatyard

Date: 1969 

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

Date: 1930 

Description: Maria Getto seated in rocking chair in front of home, Oulu Township.

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...

Date: 1876 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a lighthouse, with a building and a smokestack behind it.

Photograph

Top O' Wis Terrace

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Wharf Buildings

Date: 1969 ca.

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of an orchard during apple blossom season with Lake Superior in the distance.

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...

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