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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One of the etchings published in an atlas of Lake County, Illinios in 1870 by George Ogle. Etchings done by the Wisconsin Central Railroad.
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: date unknown
Description: Group of people at a picnic on the shoreline at Bass Island. Names written on back of print: Mrs. Abernathy, chair; Mrs. Hull; Mrs. Baker.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...
Description: View from pier, lined with rocks, towards town. There are industrial buildings along the shoreline, and up a small rise is a building with a tower, and on...
Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.
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...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...
Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."
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: 1912 ca.
Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Woods' Manor on shores of Madeline Island. The manor was built in 1900 for summer resident Colonel Frederick Woods from Nebraska.
Description: View of Bad River rushing over cliff at Copper Falls State Park.
Date: 1940 ca.
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...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."
Description: View from shoreline of men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Flambeau River below the flowage dam. One man is standing in the river. A shack is visible...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: Elevated view of logs stored in a logging boom on Chequamegon Bay.
Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...
Description: Aerial view of the Big Goose Neck in the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.
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