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Description: Exterior view of Aune & Overby's Opera House. (Incorrectly identified on the front of the photograph as Anne & Overly's Opera House.)
Description: Exterior view of the Washburn City Hall, which houses the Bank of Washburn.
Description: The YMCA.
Description: Walker High School, located near the intersection of Washington Avenue and West Ninth Street. View looking northwest.
Description: Exterior of the menu for Paul's Cafe, with a bird's-eye view map of "Washburn's Natural Deep Water Land Locked Harbor," Chequamegon Bay, and the Apostle Is...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...
Description: Elevator and coal docks, including ships.
Description: Walker High School in Washburn, Wisconsin.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.
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: 1905 ca.
Description: The Washburn court house.
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: Interior of the Paul's Cafe menu, with "Meals to order at all hours."
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...
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: View from water of a log rolling contest. One man is still upright and the other has fallen into the water. A boat is visible to the left and trees line th...
Description: A composite photograph of four views of Washburn, including Pioneer School, St. Louis Catholic Church and School, Lincoln School, and Garfield 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: Brower Park near Houghton Point.
Description: View of a partially harvested pine forest nine miles southwest of Washburn. A pathway is being cut for a narrow gauge logging railroad.
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