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Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

Photograph

Clam Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view across road of people and automobiles in front of homes and businesses along a dirt road. In the background is a local grocery store, tavern...

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: 1934 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Big Bay on Madeline Island. This area later became Big Bay State Park.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Date: 1939 

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

Photograph

No-Ma-Ba-Be Lodge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from hill of wooden row boats pulled on shore of two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of men and women standing on Basswood Island Dock. Bill Baker, Elizabeth Hull, Florence Baker, Dorothy Stickney Ross, Louise Baker, Hamilton N. Ross...

Photograph

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: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...

Photograph

La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Pointe Light on Long Island (Apostle Islands), Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.

Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...

Photograph

Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Some Snow

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.

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