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Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

Postcard

Knight Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Knight Hotel.

Date: 1922 

Description: Detail of the entrance of the American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (M...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Marathon Paper Mills Company.

Date: 1980 ca.

Description: This map shows the locations of 42 businesses, roads, points of interest, recreation sites, camping, the North Country Trail and parking, and boundaries of...

Photograph

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

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

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Description: View of the falls and three men at the top of the falls.

Date: 1932-08-14 

Description: Watershed sign unveiled with ceremony participants. The marker is 39 miles south of Ashland adjacent to Highway 13, 2 miles north of Gordon Lake.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Photograph

The Pines

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Two-story wood house with stone porch on Madeline Island.

Postcard

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...

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

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1939 

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

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

Date: 1934 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This 1890s map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in the eas...

Photograph

Hull Tennis Court

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Two women playing tennis at Coole Park Manor on Madeline Island.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of thirteen boys standing in a line wearing baseball hats and baseball uniforms with a large "A" on their shirts. One man and a you...

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