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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...

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Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

Date: 1949 

Description: View from dock of the U.S. Coast Guard ship "Woodrush" arriving at the La Pointe dock to clear ice. Two trucks are on the dock, one with a piano.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Northwestern Railroad train pulled by locomotive #967 across a bridge with steel supports.

Date: 1913 

Description: A couple strolling down the main road, through the woods, to the mission on Madeline Island.

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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...

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Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railroad train on White River Bridge, with crew posing on top of cars. The bridge was 1600 feet long and 110 feet above the water. In 187...

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Chippewa River

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Chippewa River from bridge near Glidden.

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the ship "Alex B. Uhrig" in the process of coal unloading on the Reiss Coal Dock No. 2.

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David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

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

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Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from road of Cottage Grocery store on Main Street on Madeline Island.

Date: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...

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"Byng I" Steamboat

Date: 1930 before

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

Date: 1935 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: 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: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

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