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Old Mission Inn

Date:  date unknown

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...

Postcard

Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

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.

Date: 1937 

Description: Old Mission Inn on shoreline of Lake Superior, taken from end of dock. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.

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Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the three-story court house and grounds. Lake Superior is visible in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.

Postcard

Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

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...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Colored postcard view of "Buffalo Bill" Cody center right in white coat and hat surrounded by Native Americans in traditional garb, military personnel and...

Postcard

Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

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Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the front facade and grounds of the four-story, red brick St. Joseph Hospital.

Postcard

Tyler Falls

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of water streaming down the rock and tree-lined Tyler Falls. A white walk bridge is visible in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Postcard

Views of Ashland

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

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.

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Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

Postcard

Main Street

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.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting on the steps of Town Hall. The Catholic church is in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

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