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Our Cottage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A family sits on a porch of a two-story cedar shake house with Lake Superior in background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women and a man sitting on the shore of Lake Superior, resting against tree stump and boulders. One woman is reading, a picnic basket at her side.

Date: 1978 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey with pre-schoolers and their teacher at Ellis School, a program supported in part by Title I federal funding. Throughou...

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Haecker House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Woods family sitting in yard outside house on Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island. The house was built in 1904. Left to right: Twins Tom & Henry W...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of St. Joseph's Hospital.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two Ojibwa men standing outdoors on a blanket while shaking hands. The man on the left is dressed in a suit and wearing a hat while holding a blind walking...

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Dill Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front view of Dill Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Hull family boat "Zenya" near shore with boat "Skater" in the background off shore.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Elevated view of logs stored in a logging boom on Chequamegon Bay.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Standing outside of a cabin at Cormican's on Clam Lake is a man holding up a large fish and a girl in a bathing suit and cap holding a paddle.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Two painters sit on an elevated, wooden plank suspended between two ladders. They are painting the side of the "County Power and Light Co" building. The bu...

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Capt. Angus Cottage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Log house with cedar shake roof.

Date: 1952 

Description: This 1952 map shows the trails, roads, and railroads through the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Iron, and Vilas. Also shown are lakes, river...

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Egg Race

Date: 1922-07-04 

Description: Women participating in egg race game during 4th of July celebration on Madeline Island, Apostle Island. Included are ?,?, Harriet Webb, Peg Caswell and Dor...

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Description: Chippewa Indians are seated around a dome-shaped dwelling on a reservation.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Big Bay on Madeline Island. This area later became Big Bay State Park.

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Description: View of an Indian cemetery on a Chippewa reservation. People are posing among the graves.

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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-68...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...

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