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Photograph

White River Bridges

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of a railroad train crossing a bridge over the famous White River near Ashland. In the foreground is an open automobile crossing the ri...

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

Photograph

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: 1922-08-29 

Description: Men and boys are on a hand-pump rail cart on a Michigan Island beach, Lake Superior. A young girl is walking on the right.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

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.

Date: 1940-07 

Description: The bathing beach and bath house at Copper Falls State Park. Two swimmers are sitting and standing on a dock with a platform.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central train passing over the White River bridge. The first railroad car is imprinted with "U.S. Mail."

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...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down hill of a tavern, with signs advertising "Budweiser" and "Beer", on the shores of Clam Lake. There are numerous outbuildings and two automobiles...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...

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Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

Date: 1948-12 

Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.

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

David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

Photograph

Windsled near Pier

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.

Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Children passengers transported on wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

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