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Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior shot of a shelter house at Copper Falls State Park.

Photograph

Old Mission

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Old Mission, as seen from the pier with Old Mission Congregational Church behind it. This Mission was established in 1830 by Frederick Ayer, but the buildi...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Gas pump and automobile next to a tavern on county Road D near Clam Lake.

Postcard

Old Mission Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Lakeside view from pier of large two-story house and grounds on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Preparing the Press

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Four men in the press room of the Ashland Daily Press.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Four young girls posing in dresses. Louise Lock, Louise Baker, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabith Nesbit (Mrs. S.C. Marty, SR.)

Photograph

Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916-08-22 

Description: View along shoreline towards people at a Bear Island picnic. A man stands near the water, and two women and a another man are among the logs along the shor...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Man on Madeline Island cliff overlooking Lake Superior.

Photograph

Chief Cloud

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Cloud, in center, of the Chippewa Indians (Ojibwa) standing outdoors with other men.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

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...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a woman standing on lawn of the Woods mansion on Nebraska Row. Bayfield is visible on the opposite mainland shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1908 

Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwa man shooting an arrow at the sky. The man is wearing buckskin leggings, a beaded apron, and porcupine roach. Two arrows are stuck in the ground besi...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.

Date: 1922 

Description: Detail of the entrance of the American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (M...

Date: 1978 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (center) holding a press conference about federal funding for education with students at Ellis School. A few journal...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

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