Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: Four individuals, sitting in the shade near a table during a picnic on Madeline Island. Includes Elizabeth Nesbet (Mrs. S.C. Marty, Sr.), Gertrude Capser (...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Ojibwa woman holding a baby in a tikinagan outdoors. The woman is wearing a dress, shawl and a headband. The Odanah Methodist church is in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Ice fisherman Bruno Grotzke of Ashland poses in front of his fishing shanty on Chequamegon Bay.
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...
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...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Two-story wood house with stone porch on Madeline Island.
Description: Chief Cloud, in center, of the Chippewa Indians (Ojibwa) standing outdoors with other men.
Description: Ojibwa man shooting an arrow at the sky. The man is wearing buckskin leggings, a beaded apron, and porcupine roach. Two arrows are stuck in the ground besi...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman with child.
Description: Shows geology, test pits, shafts, houses, and the Mellen Lumber Co. Ry. in Marengo township, Ashland County, Wisconsin. "This is a preliminary map issued i...
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Exterior view of two-story wood building with a flagpole surrounded by young spruce trees. Two children are sitting on the steps of a building to the right...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Rock formation known as Trip Hannua Point on an Apostle Island.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.
Description: Boy standing next to his bicycle under an airplane wing.
Description: Madeline Island Sign (Wisconsin Official Marker) depicting the history of the island and how it recieved its name. This sign was erected in 1956.
Description: Elevated view of the Masonic temple.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706