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Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."
Date: date unknown
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: 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: 1920 ca.
Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...
Description: View of outhouses in a wooded area.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Butternut Lake Hotel. The road, fence, trees and screened gazebo can be seen in the center. A man is standing among the trees...
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...
Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.
Description: Front view of the high school.
Description: View of water streaming down the rock and tree-lined Tyler Falls. A white walk bridge is visible in the background.
Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.
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: 1959 ca.
Description: A postcard of the Old Indian Burying Grounds
Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...
Description: Sunset view of a steamer on Chequamegon Bay.
Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.
Description: Exterior view of the front facade and grounds of the four-story, red brick St. Joseph Hospital.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of St. Joseph's Hospital.
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