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Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwa man sitting in a cottonwood tree, holding a bow and arrow. The man is wearing a headband with a porcupine roach.

Date: 1940-07 

Description: The bathing beach and bath house at Copper Falls State Park. Two swimmers are sitting and standing on a dock with a platform.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.


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...


Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: Interior of Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to...


Cedar Cottage

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Porch on house known as Cedar Cottage, located near Grant's Point on southern Madeline Island.


White River Bridge

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the top of the Wisconsin Central Railroad White River bridge.

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.


High School

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: High school.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.


First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hull family boat "Zenya" near shore with boat "Skater" in the background off shore.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Wood and stone cabin in the woods with a walk-out basement.

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.

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