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Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.


Bamby Bread Truck

Date: 1926 

Description: Front view of a truck decorated for a parade. Manufactured by the White Motor Company, used as a Bamby Bread delivery truck.


Band in Parade

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of young students in a school marching band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band unifor...


Description: Aerial view of town, showing the shoreline of Lake Superior, ore docks, roads, houses, buildings, trees, and smokestacks. Text describing this photograph s...

Date: 1998-08 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1937 

Description: Old Mission Inn on shoreline of Lake Superior, taken from end of dock. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.


Camp Stella

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Women standing at General Fifield's Camp Stella at Sand Island, Apostle Island, Lake Superior.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across water of sandstone cliff shoreline along Lake Superior at the Apostle Islands. On the far right a boat is pulled up onshore, and painted on the...


The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...


Second Street

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of Second Street, looking east.

Date: 1913 

Description: A couple strolling down the main road, through the woods, to the mission on Madeline Island.


Glidden High School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three-story stone block high school.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Junior Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light uniforms or...


Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...


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...

Date: 1978 

Description: A student using an engine lathe in an auto mechanics class at Indianhead Technical Institute. He is wearing safety glasses, jeans and an Ashland wrestling...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Boathouse, dock and boat at Devils Island Light Station. Bill Baker, Elsie Tough, and Captain Angus.


Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

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

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