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Elk's Clubhouse

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men play with dogs in front of the Elk's clubhouse.

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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Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: Interior of Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Washburn High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

Date: 1925 

Description: This 1925 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, towns, sections, cities and villages, the Bad River Indian Reservation, ra...

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Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Ashland is a cadastral map showing some rural landowners and includes index to points of interest. The map shows roads, railroads, parks, cemet...

Photograph

Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.

Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the three-story court house and grounds. Lake Superior is visible in the background.

Date:  

Description: A room full of machinery in the "Big Lumber Mill."

Photograph

Nebraska Row

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Sidewalk in front of four houses along Nebraska Row at Madeline Island. Nebraska Row was started by Col. Frederick Woods in 1899 on the bluff at the wester...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man wearing a hat stands on the steps of the front porch of a cabin holding up a large fish at Cormican's on Clam Lake.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Six girls sit beside Mammoth Spring in Prentice Park.

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Photograph

Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of the Congregational Church on Madeline Island. The ceiling and walls are paneled in birchbark.

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of Bad River rushing over cliff at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: This 1964 map of Madeline Island, Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows existing and historical locations, roads, the boundaries of a proposed state park, secti...

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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-680-...

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