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Date: 1800 after

Description: The map is ink and pencil on paper. Map shows the location of the Ashland Lumber Company as well as a portion of Ashland County. Portions of the map are in...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Map is pen and pencil on paper. The map shows roads, creeks, and the Chequamegon Bay. The map is undated and prepared sometime between the establishment of...

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Photograph

Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fisherman standing on frozen Lake Superior holding a lake trout, leaning on snowshoes.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A small log cabin located in the woods near Bear Lake in either Ashland or Iron County.

Postcard

Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Congregational Church in dilapidated condition.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Two-story wood house with stone porch on Madeline Island.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Cabin located in the woods of Madeline Island.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vern Frechette (left) and Leonard Larson show their catch of trout caught during ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

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Description: View looking down a rustic bridge at Copper Falls State Park. There are benches built into the bridge.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...

Photograph

Reel Action

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men, one standing one crouching, in a wooden rowboat on Forest Lake. The man standing is reeling in a fish that is making a big splash in the water.

Date: 1920 after

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Lakeside view from pier of large two-story house and grounds on Madeline Island.

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