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Date: 1917 ca.

Description: This 1917 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, towns, sections, cities and villages, the Bad River Indian Reservation, ra...

Date: 1925 

Description: This 1925 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, towns, sections, cities and villages, the Bad River Indian Reservation, ra...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows acreages and swamps in a portion of Gordon township, Ashland County, Wis. Originally published as two maps. Township lines surveyed by A.C. Stuntz...

Date:  date unknown

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.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...


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:  date unknown

Description: George Harris and other ice fishing shanties on Chequamegon Bay. One man is on skis moving across the snow and ice.


U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior view of the bar, with eight bar stools. Signs behind the bar include "Coca-Cola," "Grain Belt Beer," "Goebel," and "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer."

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1940 

Description: Two rustic stairways leading down to the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. At the bottom of the stairs is a sign telling the geological story of Copper...

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer inside the Navy's facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.

Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

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: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Superior East High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching...


La Pointe

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Lake Superior.


Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.


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.


Copper Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Bad River rushing over cliff at Copper Falls State Park.

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