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Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker, Mrs. J.L. Abernathy, and two Austin children.


Image ID: 1973

Creation Date: 1916 

Creator Name: Hull, Elizabeth Abernathy

City: La Pointe

County: Ashland

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Hull, Elizabeth Abernathy : Elizabeth Abernathy Hull photographs, circa 1910-circa 1920

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: negative, original

Original Format Number: (H91)25

Original Dimensions: 5 x 3 inches


This image is a part of the Elizabeth Abernathy Hull collection. Hull was raised in the Kansas City area. She took up the camera as a school-girl, photographing family, friends, picnics, boating, berry-picking, and summer resort life on Madeline Island, Wisconsin, where her family owned Coole Park Manor from 1905 to around 1946.



Apostle Islands


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Outdoor life

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Superior, Lake



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