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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...

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.

Photograph

Shadomo

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Tintype (ferrotype) portrait of Shadomo, or Dirty Pelican, a Chippewa (Ojibwa) from the Odanah Reservation near Ashland.

Date: 1916 

Description: This map shows Chequamegon Bay, an inlet of Lake Superior. Depths are shown by isolines and soundings and relief shown by contours. The map is colored in y...

Photograph

Visit to Clam Lake

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Project ELF activist Jerry Holter (left) and John Lavine, head of the Lavine Newspaper Groups based in Chippewa Falls, outside the Clam Lake facilities of...

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Cheilo Inn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from across road of a one-story building with stairs leading from the dirt road to the porch; an outhouse is behind the inn. Numerous beer signs are o...

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Description: Letterhead of the Chequamegon Hotel of Ashland, on Lake Superior, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, as seen from the waterfront, set into a cartouche...

Map or Atlas

City of Ashland

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is shows land in white and water in blue and is indexed for parks, points of interest, schools, churches, and recreational areas. The map shows lo...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This 1890s map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in the eas...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking down over the lawn and wood shingle lakeshore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the distance is Lake Sup...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with people walking on the wooden sidewalks, horse and carriages driving down the street and storefronts with U.S. Flags hang...

Photograph

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-...

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice fisherman Bruno Grotzke of Ashland poses in front of his fishing shanty on Chequamegon Bay.

Photograph

Terminal Moraine

Date:  

Description: Looking east at Terminal Moraine topography. View is down a dirt road with a house in the near background.

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