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Description: An illustration titled "The Battle of the Brule" based on an 1840's battle between the Ojibwe and Dakota Sioux over territory in the Ashland, Wisconsin are...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This 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 portions of B...

Photograph

Sea Gulls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A frenzy of gulls feeding on a pile of fish on one of the Apostle Islands, Lake Superior.

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...

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: 1940 

Description: People on a rustic bridge over river at Copper Falls State Park. A long log building is in the background on the other side of the river.

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...

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man wearing a suit and holding his hat is standing near the front of a single prop airplane.

Photograph

Wheeler Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Wheeler Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereoview. Probably the Presbyterian Mission School grounds on the Chippewa Indian reservation. Two boys and a dog standing in foreground of photograph, s...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bavarian style cedar shake-sided summer home built in 1916 on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. W.H. Ferguson was from Beatrice, Nebraska and was co-founder...

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Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

Photograph

Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907 

Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vern Frechette (left) and Leonard Larson show their catch of trout caught during ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1922 

Description: Detail of the entrance of the American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (M...

Postcard

Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.

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