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La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

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.


Melody Haven Tavern

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Melody Haven Tavern near Clam Lake. A man is standing next to a stone wall surrounding a parking lot.


Standing by Barn

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and a child standing near a barn and silo. A car is parked nearby.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This tourism brochure of Ashland County, Wisconsin, from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce includes a map of the county showing tourist destinations and...


Clam Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view across road of people and automobiles in front of homes and businesses along a dirt road. In the background is a local grocery store, tavern...

Date: 1940-07 

Description: Two boys and two girls swimming at the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. One of the girls is diving off the dock that also has a platform. In the backg...


German Farmers


Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.


Aerial View of Town

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town looking down from hill lined with trees. In the foreground railroad tracks cross a road. A church building and numerous dwellings are a...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Nebraska Row on the lakeshore of the west side of La Pointe, showing houses, roads and piers. Nebraska Row was started in 1899 when summer r...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Hurley High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are playing instruments inc...

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.


Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Camp Beaver showing tents, a truck and snow.

Date: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...


Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company building. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Railway passenger depot in Ashland (?), Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.

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