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Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View from the top of a ski hill jump on Mount Valhalla near Washburn. Crowds of people line the edges of the ski jump area at the bottom of the hill.
Description: Elevator and coal dock in Washburn.
Description: Boys and girls wearing bathing suits standing, swimming, or diving off of a large wooden dock into Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior on the beach at Memorial...
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...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: View from water of log rolling with one man in the water holding onto a log, and another man standing on a rolling log. Behind the log is a wooden rowboat...
Description: Exterior view of the Public School.
Description: East Bayfield Street including a wagon on the street and a livery.
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: Aerial view, taken from an airplane, overlooking the streets, houses, stores, trees and railroad cars.
Description: Elevated view of Washburn with a brick tower in the foreground.
Description: Exterior view of the Hotel Washburn.
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: Elevated view of one automobile parked on Main Street. The Legion Memorial Park is across the street. There is a hospital building in the background. Trees...
Description: Exterior view of W.H. Lemke's store, which features dry goods, carpet, and more.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Washburn High School, a two-story cut stone building with an attic and raised basement in the Romanesque architectural style. There is...
Description: Elevator and coal docks, including ships.
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...
Date: 1942 ca.
Description: View from Lake Superior looking at the shoreline of Washburn. Houses, buildings, people, cars and trees are visible on shore.
Description: In his shoe repair shop, a shoe repairman sews the edge of a man's shoe, with the tools of his trade surrounding him.
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