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Inside Project ELF

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer in the Navy facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.

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Rustic Stairway

Date: 1940 

Description: People descending a rustic stairway leading down to the trail along the Bad River.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1978 

Description: Teacher Dorothy Ledin teaching numbers to two pre-schoolers using a board with removable numbers and dots at Ellis School.

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La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with people walking on the wooden sidewalks, horse and carriages driving down the street and storefronts with U.S. Flags hang...

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

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Indian Graveyard

Date: 1910 

Description: The Indian Graveyard at the Catholic Cemetery.

Date: 1959-08 

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.

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Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

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Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Old cars parked in tall grass next to a house with a porch; a gas pump is on the right. There is a smaller dwelling with a car parked next to it on the lef...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Lathrop, Post Mistress, stands with a dog and other people in front of the Post Office. There is a shoreline on the left.

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.

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The "Hilton"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The "Hilton," a boat owned by the John Schroeder Lumber Company; captained by Harry Brower.

Date: 1932-08-14 

Description: Front row: W.E. Dillon, County Highway Commissioner of Ashland; Andrew Good of Gordon Lake at Glidden; Patsy Winter of Ashland and Leo Jerome Driscoll, unv...

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