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Date: 1896 

Description: This 1898 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A log cabin and another building situated in the woods next to Bear Lake.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two young men, Herbert W. Rogers and Ted Dwyer, holding trophies, standing in front of porch.


Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Male reporter reading pages at a typewriter at the Ashland Daily Press.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cyanotype view of Mrs. Harford sitting in pumpkin and corn in her garden on Madeline Island.


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: 1910 ca.

Description: Looking down La Pointe's main street on Madeline Island. A man is walking on the board sidewalk on the left, and another person is driving a horse-drawn ve...

Date: 1934 ca.

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


Chief Cloud

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Cloud, in center, of the Chippewa Indians (Ojibwa) standing outdoors with other men.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of people at a picnic on the shoreline at Bass Island. Names written on back of print: Mrs. Abernathy, chair; Mrs. Hull; Mrs. Baker.


Copper Falls

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Copper Falls on the Bad River.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing on lawn of the Woods mansion on Nebraska Row. Bayfield is visible on the opposite mainland shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Oliver Wilson, Leo Capser, and Jesse Stone, all wearing hats, pose for a group portrait.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.


Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.

Date: 1912-02-12 

Description: Exterior view of the one-story, white First Methodist Church with double door entrance.

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