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U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Crowd of women, babies, boys, girls, and nurses standing in front of the Hospital, which was also known as the Wilmarth Masion. Some of the women are weari...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior view of the bar, with eight bar stools. Signs behind the bar include "Coca-Cola," "Grain Belt Beer," "Goebel," and "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer."

Photograph

Camp Minokemeg

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of two women and five girls standing and sitting on the front stoop of a cabin at Camp Minokemeg on Buffalo Lake. The cabin is surrounded by small, p...

Date: 1859 

Description: Shows acreages and swamps in a portion of Gordon township, Ashland County, Wis. Originally published as two maps. Township lines surveyed by A.C. Stuntz...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group of men and women standing on a dock at Devil's Island. From left to right are Nelson Angus, A.G. Hull, Elsie Tough (Kansas City), Anne Ashley, Mrs. H...

Photograph

Chief Gogeoweosh

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe Chief Gogeoweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeoweosh is wearing a woven vest over a shirt and a bead and feather war b...

Postcard

Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

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...

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: 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: 1936 ca.

Description: The Indian burial grounds in La Pointe.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Four young girls posing in dresses. Louise Lock, Louise Baker, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabith Nesbit (Mrs. S.C. Marty, SR.)

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...

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