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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Colonel and Mrs. Woods (right center) arriving on Madeline Island dock for summer visit. Thomas Stahl and his dog team (at left), loading luggage into dog...


Some Snow

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Close-up of the Radisson and Groseilliers house historic site marker, commemorating the first house built in Wisconsin by white men. The house was believe...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of men and women standing on Basswood Island Dock. Bill Baker, Elizabeth Hull, Florence Baker, Dorothy Stickney Ross, Louise Baker, Hamilton N. Ross...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Beaser Avenue School.


Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from the lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior. The water tower and church steeple are visible on the far righ...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.


Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Cabin located in the woods of Madeline Island.

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: 1978 

Description: Congressman David R. Obey of Wisconsin (center) holding a press conference about federal funding for education with students at Ellis School. A few journal...


Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.


John Lavine

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: John A. Lavine of Chippewa Falls, head of the Lavine Newspaper Group and publisher of several Wisconsin newspapers.


Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Brownstone Falls in Copper Falls State Park.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.


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...


Description: A family kayaks in front of rock walls at the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

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