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Old Mission

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Old Mission, as seen from the pier with Old Mission Congregational Church behind it. This Mission was established in 1830 by Frederick Ayer, but the buildi...

Date: 1895 

Description: Looking down North Grand street, which appears to be the main street of Glidden, Wisconsin.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story cedar shake-sided house with two porches.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

Date: 1935 

Description: Father Gumbly and Sisters, with three Native Americans in ceremonial dress, standing outdoors in front of altar.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Wooden burial house, plots and crosses surrounded by wooden fence on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Waterfall where the Bad River tumbles over the Keweenawan Trap Ledge.

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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A small log cabin located in the woods near Bear Lake in either Ashland or Iron County.

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: 1918 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Oliver Wilson, Leo Capser, and Jesse Stone, all wearing hats, pose for a group portrait.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down hill of a tavern, with signs advertising "Budweiser" and "Beer", on the shores of Clam Lake. There are numerous outbuildings and two automobiles...

Date: 1915 

Description: Group of people setting up for a picnic on a beach at Apostle Island.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking down Highway 77 at Clam Lake. On the left is a one-story building, Day's Service Station. On the right are two buildings, the one-story Standa...

Photograph

Davis Tavern

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A man is sitting on stair railing in front of Davis Tavern on Highway 77.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Bavarian style cedar shake-sided summer home built in 1916 on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. W.H. Ferguson was from Beatrice, Nebraska and was co-founder...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central train passing over the White River bridge. The first railroad car is imprinted with "U.S. Mail."

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