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Date: 1912 ca.
Description: Two young women standing on a boardwalk on Madeline Island.
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: ????-05-29 date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: View across lawn of the Church Cottage and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the ship "Alex B. Uhrig" in the process of coal unloading on the Reiss Coal Dock No. 2.
Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...
Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be brick and wood siding. Looking down Main Street West, what used to be called...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of Bad River rushing over cliff at Copper Falls State Park.
Date: date unknown
Description: Lone man boating or fishing alone on Lake Superior. He is standing at the rear of the boat holding an oar.
Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Wood and stone cabin in the woods with a walk-out basement.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel.
Description: Aerial view of town, showing the shoreline of Lake Superior, ore docks, roads, houses, buildings, trees, and smokestacks. Text describing this photograph s...
Description: The Brownstone Falls in Copper Falls State Park.
Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.
Description: The American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (Madeline Island), and on th...
Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: It is unsure if these keys belong to the original St. Joseph's that was built in 1835 or in the later church from 1841. The keys were presented to the Soci...
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: 1933 ca.
Description: View looking down Third Street East. There are large trees lining both sides of the street. One automobile is parked along the curb on the left, and a few...
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