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Description: Map of La Pointe.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...
Description: View across water towards jetty and dock, with three lampposts, from south east.
Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.
Description: Front row: W.E. Dillon, County Highway Commissioner of Ashland; Andrew Good of Gordon Lake at Glidden; Patsy Winter of Ashland and Leo Jerome Driscoll, unv...
Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.
Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.
Description: Man looking at a map of Copper Falls State Park, which is on display to assist visitors.
Description: Panoramic image of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians at a fair in northern Wisconsin. Caption under the image reads, "Souvenier [sic] of Odanah, Fair 1913."...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Twenty-one golfers posing in front of golf course clubhouse.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman with child.
Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".
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: Main Road to the back of Hull Cottage on Madeline Island.
Description: Letterhead of the Chequamegon Hotel of Ashland, on Lake Superior, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, as seen from the waterfront, set into a cartouche...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...
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.
Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.
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