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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...

Photograph

Daniel Angus House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The house of Captain Angus on the shore of Lake Superior in La Pointe on Madeline Island sometime around 1900. The Angus family came to Madeline Island in...

Photograph

Brownstone Falls

Date:  

Description: Brownstone Falls in Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1939 

Description: The shelter house at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: "Zenya" boat, owned by the Hull family, docked next to a Coast Guard vessel in La Pointe.

Photograph

Ashland County Jail

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland jail, reading "Ashland County Jail, Ashland, Wis. Conover & Porter, Architects."

Photograph

German Farmers

Date:  

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map shows the Wisconsin Central Railroad land grant lands owned and for sale by the Soo Line in Ashland County, Wisconsin, as well as in portions of B...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Madeline Island logging camp near Big Bay. Men preparing logs for a building, with three log buildings in background.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...

Photograph

Ore Dock

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock.

Photograph

Pinehurst Bar

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Interior of a tavern near Clam Lake. Bar stools are around a bar, and the walls covered with animal mounts, guns, traps, postcards, and signs. Liquor and c...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

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.

Photograph

La Pointe

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of La Pointe taken from Lake Superior.

Photograph

Clam Lake Lodge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of two-story wood building with a flagpole surrounded by young spruce trees. Two children are sitting on the steps of a building to the right...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of Second Street with a car on the street and a large brick building on the left.

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