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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...

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...

Postcard

Lakeside Scenes

Date: 1932-09-19 

Description: Four views near Lake Superior including two scenes of boats and docks near the ore docks, a bathing scene showing a group of people swimming in the lake an...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...

Photograph

Clam Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view across road of people and automobiles in front of homes and businesses along a dirt road. In the background is a local grocery store, tavern...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Sanborn map of Ashland, which includes Chequamegon Bay.

Photograph

Ashland Ore Dock

Date: 1885 

Description: Ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad, with a pile of logs in the foreground and docked ships in the background.

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...

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View from boat of the Coast Guard ship at La Pointe. A shoreline is in the far background.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with people walking on the wooden sidewalks, horse and carriages driving down the street and storefronts with U.S. Flags hang...

Date: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Photograph

La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1934 

Description: A German shepherd is laying in the yard of a two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake. There are two cars parked in the yard.

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Photograph

Touring Project ELF

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Captain Charles Biele (right) and John A. Lavine (next to Biele), Wisconsin newspaper publisher, before Lavine toured the controversial U.S. Navy facility...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ashland High School Junior Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light uniforms or...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Gaff-rigged schooner the "Lizzie W." on Lake Superior just off from the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Logging Camp dock and buildings made of logs. Madeline Island shoreline on the bank of Lake Superior.

Photograph

Bad River

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man in canoe close to shoreline with bridge in background.

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