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Postcard

Singing Sands

Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

Tote Team

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard of the "Vessel's Stern and Rudder Post" geological formation on Madeline Island, one of the Apostle Islands. View of the shoreline and a man sitti...

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...

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...

Photograph

Sawmill

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of a sawmill.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

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...

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: 1916 

Description: View across Lake Superior towards Bayfield.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

View of Bayfield

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph image of Bayfield.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of the fishery and its dock.

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.

Photograph

Camp Stella

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: House, "Camp Stella," a.k.a. "Sevona Memorial Cottage," on Sand Island. The structure was orignally built by Sam S. Fifield, ex-Lieutenant Governor of Wisc...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color reproduction of an aerial view of Bayfield and its harbor.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front facade of Robinson D. Pike office.

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.
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