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White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

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Cheilo Inn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from across road of a one-story building with stairs leading from the dirt road to the porch; an outhouse is behind the inn. Numerous beer signs are o...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two automobiles are parked next to a tavern with a Blatz Beer sign hanging out front. An American flag hangs from a flagpole.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Old Mission Residence at La Pointe, Madeline Island.

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"Gar-How" Ferry

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: View of the ferry "Gar-How" taken from on board the ferry "Island Queen" while both were docked at Madeline Island. The "Gar-How" was named after Howard Ru...

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Evangelical Church

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of Evangelical Church with neighboring houses.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.

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Clam Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view across road of people and automobiles in front of homes and businesses along a dirt road. In the background is a local grocery store, tavern...

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Description: A family kayaks in front of rock walls at the Apostle Islands.

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WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

Date: 1940-07 

Description: Two boys and two girls swimming at the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. One of the girls is diving off the dock that also has a platform. In the backg...

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Copper Falls

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Waterfall where the Bad River tumbles over the Keweenawan Trap Ledge.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...

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Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

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Indian Graveyard

Date: 1910 

Description: The Indian Graveyard at the Catholic Cemetery.

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Bridge Crossing

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Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

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La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

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Old Mission Inn

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...

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