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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bill Baker standing on top of a wall of the quarry on Basswood Island.

Date: 1886-07-20 

Description: Group of people posing in the rail yard of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, & Omaha Railway.

Date: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley gathering raspberries and getting milk on the road to Grant's Point on Madeline Island.

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

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa, Ojibwa, from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Presbyterian Church with dirt path in front and wooden buildings in the background.

Date: 1912 

Description: Panoramic image of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians at a fair in northern Wisconsin. Caption under the image reads, "Souvenier [sic] of Odanah, Fair 1913." Both A...

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

Date: 1998-08 

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

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: View of the Radisson-Groseilliers house historic site marker in the vicinity of Ashland. The marker was unveiled at the mouth of Fish Creek on October 25,...

Postcard

Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Two painters sit on an elevated, wooden plank suspended between two ladders. They are painting the side of the "County Power and Light Co" building. The bu...

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Bad River rushing over cliff at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Man on Madeline Island cliff overlooking Lake Superior.

Date: 1939 

Description: Man looking at a map of Copper Falls State Park, which is on display to assist visitors.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe, Madeline Island, taken from the Mission Inn.

Photograph

Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916-08-22 

Description: View along shoreline towards people at a Bear Island picnic. A man stands near the water, and two women and a another man are among the logs along the shor...

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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...

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