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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...

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: View across road of Day's Service Station with gasoline pumps, maps and signs out front. The right half of the building is one-story high, and the left hal...

Photograph

White River Bridges

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

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.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Sanborn map of Ashland, which includes Chequamegon Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.

Date: 1921-08-27 

Description: Group in automobile looking out the left side windows. A man is driving, a young boy is in the passenger seat, and in the back seat are two women and a you...

Photograph

Jesse Stone

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Jesse Stone walking on board sidewalk, with the Mission Inn along the shoreline in the background.

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: 1934 ca.

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

Photograph

Windsled near Pier

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.

Photograph

Hank's Inn

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two-story log building with a Grain Belt Beer/Hank's Inn sign at the Pinehurst Inn on Lower Clam Lake.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: This map shows school houses, churches, farms, and railroads. Chequamecon Bay and Bad River Indian Reservation are labeld. The map reads: "All lands shown...

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Date: 1998-08 

Description: Group of people walking across road during a Nukewatch peace march.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down hill of a tavern, with signs advertising "Budweiser" and "Beer", on the shores of Clam Lake. There are numerous outbuildings and two automobiles...

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