Date: 1940 

Description: People on a rustic bridge over river at Copper Falls State Park. A long log building is in the background on the other side of the river.

Date: 1908 

Description: Map shows acreages, roads, railroads, and swamps in parts of Vilas and Oneida counties. The map is a Sanborn map, a type of map that was originally used to...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay through a hole with a fishing jig, fish and fry pan.

Date: 1950 ca.

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


Description: View looking down a rustic bridge at Copper Falls State Park. There are benches built into the bridge.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...


High School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the high school.


Village of Glidden

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of buildings in an industrial area with forests in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls on the Bad River. Four people, one man and three women, are posing on rocks at the top of the falls. Surrounding burned-over...

Date: 1948-12 

Description: Two men docking a ferry boat at La Pointe in December. Ferry service closed two days after this photograph was taken.

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Four individuals, sitting in the shade near a table during a picnic on Madeline Island. Includes Elizabeth Nesbet (Mrs. S.C. Marty, Sr.), Gertrude Capser (...


Glidden High School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three-story stone block high school.


Ellis Avenue

Date: 1907 

Description: View of a car driving down Ellis Avenue. Neighborhood homes line the street behind the car. The post office tower is visible in the background.


Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood carver Jerry Holter outside his studio in Clam Lake.

Date: 1937-07 

Description: View down picturesque suspension bridge across one of the gullies at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1959 

Description: This map shows landownership, acreages, and old fort road on the southwest corner of Madeline Island. The map includes an explanation of survey in the midd...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from lake of the summer homes on Nebraska Row along the shoreline of Lake Superior.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Cable High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band un...


Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

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