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Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Photograph

"Byng I" Steamboat

Date: 1930 before

Description: Group of people on board the steamboat "Byng I" sometime prior to 1930.

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...

Date: 1921-08-27 

Description: Group in automobile looking out the left side windows. A man is driving, a young boy is in the passenger seat, and in the back seat are two women and a you...

Photograph

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Boy standing next to his bicycle under an airplane wing.

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built 1872 - 1875.

Date: 1913 

Description: Two girls and a girl sit on the wooden stoop near a door. Grant's Point farm, Madeline Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of a house on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a flag pole, bench, path, lawn and trees. On the left are docks from the lake shor...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1978 

Description: A student using an engine lathe in an auto mechanics class at Indianhead Technical Institute. He is wearing safety glasses, jeans and an Ashland wrestling...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1900 

Description: This chart of the northern Apostle Islands and Lake Superior shoreline shows relief by contours and spot heights and depths by contours, gradient tints and...

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Bodin Finstad Marching Band on West Main Street. Sixteen men wearing marching band uniforms are playing instruments including euphoniu...

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Description: Memohead of the First National Bank of Ashland, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and a street scene with several horse-drawn carriages and wa...

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

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.

Date: 1936 

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

Date: ????-05-29 date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...

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