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Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Mrs. Saxon in buggy with umbrella being pulled by her horse named Trixie.

Date: 1939 

Description: Exterior shot of a shelter house at Copper Falls State Park.

Postcard

Town Motel

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the yellow and brown Town Motel and parking lot.

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-...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lighthouse and buildings on Devil's Island of the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.

Date: 1978 

Description: Wisconsin Congressman David R. Obey with pre-schoolers and their teacher at Ellis School, a program supported in part by Title I federal funding. Throughou...

Date: 1913 

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley waiting for milk at Grant's Point Farm, Madeline Island. The dog is "Dandy," born in Munich, Germany.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Farm produce, including potatoes, cauliflower and cabbage, displayed on a stand decorated with stars and stripe bunting. Preserves and potted plants are on...

Photograph

Old Mission Inn

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Inn by what is believed to be the first Protestant religious building in Wisconsin called Old Mission Congregational Church.

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Leo Capser, founder of the Madeline Island Historical Museum, sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: One-story house with a stone chimney in the woods.

Photograph

Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: It is unsure if these keys belong to the original St. Joseph's that was built in 1835 or in the later church from 1841. The keys were presented to the Soci...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Sanborn map of Ashland, which includes Chequamegon Bay.

Photograph

Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

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