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Camp Minokemeg

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of two women and five girls standing and sitting on the front stoop of a cabin at Camp Minokemeg on Buffalo Lake. The cabin is surrounded by small, p...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Lathrop, Post Mistress, stands with a dog and other people in front of the Post Office. There is a shoreline on the left.

Photograph

Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood carver Jerry Holter outside his studio in Clam Lake.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Jean Baptiste "Johnny" Cadotte as a young child on porch on Madeline Island, with unidentified man.

Photograph

Old Mission Inn

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...

Date:  date unknown

Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Six girls sit beside Mammoth Spring in Prentice Park.

Photograph

Village of Glidden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of buildings in an industrial area with forests in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: The O-Sho-Ga Monument near the Indian burial grounds.

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.

Date: 1895 

Description: A man stands in a field in Ashland County, almost dwarfed by grain plants.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe woman standing outdoors holding a baby in a tikinagan. The woman is wearing a dress, a shawl and a headband. The Odanah Methodist church...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The interior of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. It was built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small...

Photograph

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: 1936 ca.

Description: Two automobiles are parked next to a tavern with a Blatz Beer sign hanging out front. An American flag hangs from a flagpole.

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...

Photograph

Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

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