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Date: 1933 ca.
Description: Old cars parked in tall grass next to a house with a porch; a gas pump is on the right. There is a smaller dwelling with a car parked next to it on the lef...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be brick and wood siding. Looking down Main Street West, what used to be called...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Logging Camp dock and buildings made of logs. Madeline Island shoreline on the bank of Lake Superior.
Description: Two boys and two girls swimming at the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. One of the girls is diving off the dock that also has a platform. In the backg...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Boy standing next to his bicycle under an airplane wing.
Description: This map shows landownership, acreages, and old fort road on the southwest corner of Madeline Island. The map includes an explanation of survey in the midd...
Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...
Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: View from the lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior. The water tower and church steeple are visible on the far righ...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Leo Capser, founder of the Madeline Island Historical Museum, sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.
Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.
Date: 1935 ca.
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...
Description: Automobile ruts leading through trees past dwellings on a hill.
Description: Photographic postcard of the Butternut Lake Hotel. The road, fence, trees and screened gazebo can be seen in the center. A man is standing among the trees...
Description: View from shoreline of a railroad train crossing a bridge over the famous White River near Ashland. In the foreground is an open automobile crossing the ri...
Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of Mellen.
Date: 1990 ca.
Description: This tourism brochure of Ashland County, Wisconsin, from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce includes a map of the county showing tourist destinations and...
Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.
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