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Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1953 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Elevated view down Main Street, which crosses railroad tracks in the foreground. There are two signs in the foreground which say: "Look Out for the Cars" a...

Photograph

Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

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

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Group of men and women standing on a dock at Devil's Island. From left to right are Nelson Angus, A.G. Hull, Elsie Tough (Kansas City), Anne Ashley, Mrs. H...

Photograph

Mission Inn

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Photograph

Modified Automobile

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A coupe rag top automobile that has been modified with tracks, sitting atop a trailer in front of the County Courthouse.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

Date: 1913 

Description: A couple strolling down the main road, through the woods, to the mission on Madeline Island.

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: 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...

Photograph

German Farmers

Date:  

Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.

Photograph

Camp Stella

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Camp Stella on Sand Island of the Apostle Islands. View includes tents, lamp post, bridge and flag pole.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the locations of school houses, farms, roads, railroads, and Bad River Indian Reservation. Relief is shown by hachures. Yellow and red manus...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of two schooners off the shore of Madeline Island, one of the islands that comprise the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior. Two large two-story houses a...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...

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