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Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

Description: 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 the United S...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dog sled loaded with luggage. Identified from left: first two unidentified; Mary Louise O'Brien Eldridge; Richard Eldridge; Margaret Russell; Gram Johnson...

Date: 1885-09-04 before

Description: Exterior and interior bill of fare from The Chequamegon, with views on the back of rock formations, waterfalls, a spot illustration of a train going over a...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...

Date: 1912 

Description: Panoramic image of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians at a fair in northern Wisconsin. Caption under the image reads, "Souvenier [sic] of Odanah, Fair 1913." Both A...

Photograph

Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.

Photograph

The "Hilton"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The "Hilton," a boat owned by the John Schroeder Lumber Company; captained by Harry Brower.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay through a hole with a fishing jig, fish and fry pan.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1932-08-14 

Description: The watershed sign unveiled. The marker is 39 miles south of Ashland adjacent to Highway 13, 2 miles north of Gordon Lake.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bill Baker standing on top of a wall of the quarry on Basswood Island.

Date:  

Description: View of an Indian cemetery on a Chippewa reservation. People are posing among the graves.

Date: 1933 ca.

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

Photograph

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.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

Date: 1950-06-15 

Description: View of outhouses in a wooded area.

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