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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.

Date: 1876 ca.

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

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of a scene from the Apostle Island Indian Pageant. Two children sit aboard a covered wagon pulled by a pair of steers while two men,...

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:  date unknown

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

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

Photograph

Boatyard

Date: 1969 

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

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Postcard

Rembrandt Arch

Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

Tote Team

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dogsled team and their driver in front of a loading dock stacked with barrels.

Postcard

City Dock

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...

Date: 1916 

Description: View across Lake Superior towards Bayfield.

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...

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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

Profile Rock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Profile Rock geological formation among the Apostle Islands on Lake Superior. A sailboat is visible in the distant background.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a sailboat in Excursion Cave, on Hemlock Island of the Apostle Islands. A man can be seen sitting in the boat.

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