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Description: Exterior view of W.H. Lemke's store, which features dry goods, carpet, and more.
Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...
Description: Exterior view of Walter S. Rait's Merchandise.
Description: View across water towards ships unloading coal and sulphur. Cranes rise above both ships, and a man is walking near a large pile of coal in the background...
Description: Exterior view of the Public School.
Description: Elevated view over railroads tracks of Canadian ship with cargo of wood pulp. Sulphide bales are being unloaded and there are several men on the ship. In t...
Description: Interior of the Paul's Cafe menu, with "Meals to order at all hours."
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of three trout with a fishing basket (creel) and two rods laying on the ground. The trout were caught near Washburn.
Description: Walker High School, located near the intersection of Washington Avenue and West Ninth Street. View looking northwest.
Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Washburn.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View across street of a wooden corner building with large plate glass windows and a sign advertising Meyer's Cafe. An advertisement is painted on the side...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Elevated view over trees of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp, Moquah National Forest near Washburn, showing two buildings and about twenty-one te...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.
Description: Elevator and coal docks, including ships.
Description: Manuscript map of the Chequamegon Bay area on Lake Superior drawn by Warren W. Witmer and illustrated with sketches by Mary L. Wright Witmer in ink and wat...
Description: Exterior view of the Bank of Washburn.
Description: The YMCA.
Description: East Bayfield Street including a wagon on the street and a livery.
Description: View from shoreline of dock site towards Lake Superior, showing sulphur pile and a large chute in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view looking east, with Washburn Harbor at center and Chequamegon Bay in Lake Superior covering most of the upper image. Streets with buildings...
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