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Date: 1901 ca.

Description: Colonel and Mrs. Woods (right center) arriving on Madeline Island dock for summer visit. Thomas Stahl and his dog team (at left), loading luggage into dog...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from the lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior. The water tower and church steeple are visible on the far righ...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

Postcard

Old Mission Inn

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Old Mission Inn, originally built as a mission house in 1832 by the Congregational mission established by Frederick Ayer in 1830. In later years furthe...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bill Baker standing on top of a wall of the quarry on Basswood Island.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of two men posing on either side of the Radisson and Groseilliers House historical marker. The house was the first built by white men in Wisconsin an...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: A Sanborn map of Ashland.

Map or Atlas

Map of La Pointe

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This 1890s map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in the eas...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: People gathered around picket fence in front of a decorated St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Boy standing next to his bicycle under an airplane wing.

Date: 1935 ca.

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

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: 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...

Photograph

Hemlock Lodge

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hemlock Lodge, a one-story log and wood building with a brick chimney. There is a lawn chair on the far left.

Photograph

Shingle Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Scott & Taylor shingle mill.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 2008 

Description: When the East End Co-op Service Station opened in 1940 at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East Front Street, the owners announced, "Our new, modern equipmen...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Old Mission Residence at La Pointe, Madeline Island.

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