1 2 3
.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Postcard

Indian Cemetery

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Indian cemetery. A large body of water can be seen in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.

Postcard

Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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...

Postcard

City High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the front facade of City High School with bell tower.

Postcard

Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Postcard

Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the high school.

Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

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

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.

Postcard

Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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: 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

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...

1 2 3

Have Questions?

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:

.
.