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Photograph

Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of the eastern portion of the Apostle Islands group, and a detailed map of Gull Island showing the relief on the island, are included here, along wit...

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

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: 1990 ca.

Description: This tourism brochure of Ashland County, Wisconsin, from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce includes a map of the county showing tourist destinations and...

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.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Hull family boarding the "Lizzie W." from one of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: Elmer Nelson sorting through boxes of goods being transported on the "Dream Sled" windsled.

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: 1949-04 

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

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Photograph

Some Snow

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.

Date: 1908 

Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Glidden High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

Photograph

Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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