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Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

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".

Photograph

Band in Parade

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of young students in a school marching band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band unifor...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type windsled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-E...

Date: 1936 

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

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

Photograph

Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

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...

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Description: View looking down a rustic bridge at Copper Falls State Park. There are benches built into the bridge.

Photograph

Small Cabins

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of seven small cabins around a clearing where there is an American flag on a flag pole and two benches around a stone fire pit. In the foreground is a...

Photograph

Bad River Bridge

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Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.

Photograph

"Byng I" Steamboat

Date: 1930 before

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

Photograph

Raspberry Island

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wooden boats at Raspberry Island (or Devil's Island) dock with picnickers on shore. The "Lizzie W' and Nelson Angus, A.G. Hull, Elsie Toug...

Photograph

German Farmers

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Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.

Date: 1938 ca.

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

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