Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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: 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: View of water streaming down the rock and tree-lined Tyler Falls. A white walk bridge is visible in the background.
Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...
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: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.
Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.
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...
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,...
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: Sunset view of a steamer on Chequamegon Bay.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."
Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.
Description: Exterior view of the front facade and grounds of the four-story, red brick St. Joseph Hospital.
Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...
Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: View of Second Street with a car on the street and a large brick building on the left.
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.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706