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Photograph

Five-Piece Band

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Five band members sitting outdoors holding their instruments.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers at the Ashland Daily Press.

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: 1949 

Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.

Photograph

Group of Golfers

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Twenty-one golfers posing in front of golf course clubhouse.

Date: 1922 

Description: The American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (Madeline Island), and on th...

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

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...

Photograph

Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of people standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on (Wilson) Hermit Island, Apostle Islands. Cedar Bark Lodge was also known as the Hermitage.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Small Cabins

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of seven small cabins around a clearing where there is an American flag on a flag pole and two benches around a stone fire pit. In the foreground is a...

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1934 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

Apostle Islands

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Mary Baldwin (Duluth), John Neimeyer (Duluth), and the bow of the "Zenya."

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

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: 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...

Photograph

"Gar-How" Ferry

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: View of the ferry "Gar-How" taken from on board the ferry "Island Queen" while both were docked at Madeline Island. The "Gar-How" was named after Howard Ru...

Photograph

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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