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Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

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Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

Photograph

Tennis Friends

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Four men and three women posing on Hull's tennis court.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Group of eight adults getting in or out of a boat on an Apostle Island beach.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwa man kneeling on the ground, holding a bow and arrow in one hand and an eagle fan raised in the other hand. He is wearing a beaded headband.

Date: 1959 

Description: This map shows landownership, acreages, and old fort road on the southwest corner of Madeline Island. The map includes an explanation of survey in the midd...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Woods' Manor on shores of Madeline Island. The manor was built in 1900 for summer resident Colonel Frederick Woods from Nebraska.

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...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entrance to the public school in Butternut.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: This 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 portions of B...

Date: 1916 

Description: This map shows Chequamegon Bay, an inlet of Lake Superior. Depths are shown by isolines and soundings and relief shown by contours. The map is colored in y...

Photograph

Ashland Pier

Date: 1962-09-14 

Description: View from pier, lined with rocks, towards town. There are industrial buildings along the shoreline, and up a small rise is a building with a tower, and on...

Photograph

Bad River Gorge

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Description: View up the Bad River Gorge below Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1998-08 

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwe wooden burial houses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island. Two women stand in the background.

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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