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Date: 1981 

Description: Plat map of Madeline Island surrounded by Basswood, Michigan and Gull Islands.

Photograph

White River Bridge

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wiscsonsin Central's bridge over the White River, about six miles south of Ashland. The bridge was 1600 ft. long and 110 ft. above the...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of the two-story, wood shingle, lake shore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a swimming pool surround...

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the jail which reads "Jail for Ashland County, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five ladies and one man standing on Old Mission Dock holding picnic baskets and umbrellas. The ladies with umbrellas are from left: Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Ervine,...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across water of sandstone cliff shoreline along Lake Superior at the Apostle Islands. On the far right a boat is pulled up onshore, and painted on the...

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1920 

Description: Shows geology, test pits, shafts, houses, and the Mellen Lumber Co. Ry. in Marengo township, Ashland County, Wisconsin. "This is a preliminary map issued i...

Photograph

East Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of East Main Street with lumber stacked on the roadside and storefronts lining the street.

Postcard

Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.

Date: 1939 

Description: The shelter house at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1959-08 

Description: Madeline Island Sign (Wisconsin Official Marker) depicting the history of the island and how it recieved its name. This sign was erected in 1956.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across lawn of Chequamegon National Forest Guard Station sign in front of one-story guard station building with two front doors.

Photograph

John Lavine

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: John A. Lavine of Chippewa Falls, head of the Lavine Newspaper Group and publisher of several Wisconsin newspapers.

Photograph

Wheeler Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Wheeler Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1904 before

Description: Steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. The boat made regular runs b...

Photograph

La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

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