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Date: 1977 

Description: This pictorial map was produced by the Chateau, a resort in La Pointe, and shows Madeline Island landmarks and tourist attractions. On the verso is the Spr...


Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from road of Cottage Grocery store on Main Street on Madeline Island.

Date: 1889 ca.

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

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Map of La Pointe

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

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Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

Date: 1937 ca.

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

Date: 1936-08 

Description: Trail through Copper Falls State Park along the west bluff, through virgin hemlock timber.


On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...


Copper Falls

Date: 1937-09 

Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of thirteen boys standing in a line wearing baseball hats and baseball uniforms with a large "A" on their shirts. One man and a you...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from the water of the Mission, dock, Mission cottages, and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.


No-Ma-Ba-Be Lodge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from hill of wooden row boats pulled on shore of two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake near Clam Lake.

Date: 1920 

Description: The Indian burial grounds in La Pointe.


Camp Minokemeg

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of two women and five girls standing and sitting on the front stoop of a cabin at Camp Minokemeg on Buffalo Lake. The cabin is surrounded by small, p...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwa Chief Gogeweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeweosh is wearing a feather war bonnet and a buckskin shirt with a beaded...


Old Mission Inn

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Inn by what is believed to be the first Protestant religious building in Wisconsin called Old Mission Congregational Church.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe and the shoreline from the Old Mission dock. Two boys and two men stand along the shoreline. The white building with the dark ro...


High School

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: High school.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Modest cabins located along shoreline of Turtle Flowage on a cloudy day.

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