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Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.


Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

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


WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 1910-09-24 

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: 1922-08-29 

Description: Men and boys are on a hand-pump rail cart on a Michigan Island beach, Lake Superior. A young girl is walking on the right.

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.


Bad River Bridge


Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow plowed high on County Road M, Clam Lake (Ashland Co.), Wisconsin. The Chippewa Tavern is visible in the background, and the building...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Presbyterian Church with dirt path in front and wooden buildings in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women sitting in dog cart on dirt street in front of boardwalk. La Pointe Village School is in the background. Dog team belongs to Tom Stahl.

Date: 1934 

Description: A German shepherd is laying in the yard of a two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake. There are two cars parked in the yard.

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...


Third Street East

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking down Third Street East. There are large trees lining both sides of the street. One automobile is parked along the curb on the left, and a few...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows wards and includes the Chequamegon Bay and Washburn. An inset map shows the Ashland region, its railroads, and a few of its iron mines.

Date: 1886 

Description: This map shows north and south ore veins, landownership, railroads, rivers, and township grid in parts of Ashland County, Wis. and Ontonagon County, Mich....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the locations of school houses, farms, roads, railroads, and Bad River Indian Reservation. Relief is shown by hachures. Yellow and red manus...

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