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Description: View of outhouses in a wooded area.
Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...
Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.
Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: The O-Sho-Ga Monument near the Indian burial grounds.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Front view of the high school.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.
Description: Old Mission Inn on shoreline of Lake Superior, taken from end of dock. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.
Date: ????-05-29 date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting on the steps of Town Hall. The Catholic church is in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior of the three-story court house and grounds. Lake Superior is visible in the background.
Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...
Description: Exterior view of the building and grounds of the Ashland General Hospital.
Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the Knight Hotel.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."
Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.
Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.
Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...
Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.
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