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Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Panorama bird's-eye view of the town of Ashland, on Lake Superior, and the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: St. Joseph's Catholic Church built in 1841 by Father Frederick Baraga (later Bishop), who established his mission in 1835. A small log church was commenced...

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Description: Letterhead of the Knight Hotel of Ashland, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of the hotel and traffic in the surrounding streets, including pedestrians,...

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: 1964 ca.

Description: This 1964 map of Madeline Island, Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows existing and historical locations, roads, the boundaries of a proposed state park, secti...

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...

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.

Photograph

La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Pointe Light on Long Island (Apostle Islands), Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.

Photograph

Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Big Bay Road on Madeline Island.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Two young women standing on a boardwalk on Madeline Island.

Postcard

City High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the front facade of City High School with bell tower.

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Vern Frechette (left) and Leonard Larson show their catch of trout caught during ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: View across road of Day's Service Station with gasoline pumps, maps and signs out front. The right half of the building is one-story high, and the left hal...

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Aerial view of town looking down from hill lined with trees. In the foreground railroad tracks cross a road. A church building and numerous dwellings are a...

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...

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1937 ca.

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior view of the bar, with eight bar stools. Signs behind the bar include "Coca-Cola," "Grain Belt Beer," "Goebel," and "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer."

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