.

Date: 1915 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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe, Madeline Island, taken from the Mission Inn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the main facade — white stone and red roof — of the Saron Lutheran Church.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Postcard

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.

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: This map is pen, pencil, and watercolor on paper and shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, and part of Chequamegon Bay. The map includes...

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...

Photograph

Chief Gogeoweosh

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe Chief Gogeoweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeoweosh is wearing a woven vest over a shirt and a bead and feather war b...

Photograph

Men Golfing

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and young men watching a man tee-off from the green at the local golf course.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Vaughn Memorial Library building.

Date: 1898 

Description: Watercolor painting of Chequamegon Point.

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...

Photograph

Bad River Gorge

Date:  

Description: View up the Bad River Gorge below Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.

Photograph

Reel Action

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men, one standing one crouching, in a wooden rowboat on Forest Lake. The man standing is reeling in a fish that is making a big splash in the water.

Photograph

Treaty Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: George F. Thomas is holding a child and standing next to Edward F. Hansen in front of Treaty Hall in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Date:  

Description: A family kayaks in front of rock walls at the Apostle Islands.

Postcard

U.S. Post Office

Date: 1907-07-26 

Description: Front facade of the three-story brick U.S. Post Office with bell tower. An American flag flies above of the building. Three men stand next to a telephone p...

Photograph

Steube's

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Log cabin with a stone chimney, nestled in Wisconsin northwoods in the vicinity of Clam Lake. A rustic log bench and a hand water pump are in the yard.

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.