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Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mrs. Elizabeth Lathrop sitting on steps of La Point Post Office with an unidentified woman.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of a house on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a flag pole, bench, path, lawn and trees. On the left are docks from the lake shor...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Wood and stone cabin in the woods with a walk-out basement.

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe woman standing outdoors holding a baby in a tikinagan. The woman is wearing a dress, a shawl and a headband. The Odanah Methodist church...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story house with an enclosed front porch, built in 1929 on the northwest shore of Madeline Island.

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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: 1900 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe, Madeline Island, taken from the Mission Inn.

Date: 1999-01 

Description: Bonnie Urfer, one of the leaders of Nukewatch, speaking with local police officer Ken Johnson outside the Project ELF facility. Nukewatch was present for o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.

Date: 19115 ca.

Description: Quarry at Hermit Island (Wilson Island). Stones, plants and a foundation are in the foreground. In the background among trees is a wooden structure.

Date: 1940-07 

Description: The bathing beach and bath house at Copper Falls State Park. Two swimmers are sitting and standing on a dock with a platform.

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...

Photograph

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

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

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Bodin Finstad Marching Band on West Main Street. Sixteen men wearing marching band uniforms are playing instruments including euphoniu...

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East Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of East Main Street with lumber stacked on the roadside and storefronts lining the street.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1913 

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley waiting for milk at Grant's Point Farm, Madeline Island. The dog is "Dandy," born in Munich, Germany.

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