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Photograph

Lyndale Bay Resort

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from water of men fishing from boats along lakeshore in front of three cabins on Upper Eau Claire Lake.

Photograph

Mullen's Lodge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of platform cabins arranged in a row along an open field.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of six boys and men swimming in Siskiwit Lake by a wooden boat. In the background is the shoreline and trees.

Photograph

Whip-Poor-Will Camp

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Cedar shake and log cabin near lakeshore with boats. There is a man in a motorboat along the shore.

Date: 1871 

Description: Asaph Whittlesey arrived in Ashland in 1854, one of the earliest of the settlers who hoped the area would grow and make their fortunes. He drew this map of...

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Interior view of three-tiered altar, with gilded ornamentation surrounding it, two candlesticks, and several paintings on the walls.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the brick front facade of the Mason Post Office and and Mason Mercantile Co. There is an automobile parked on the far left side of the bui...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Three men, one woman and one child sit on lawn chairs and at a picnic table outside under the trees at Log Cabin Lodge on Lake Millicent. Three cabins are...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of two children standing in the Siskiwit River at the top of Bridge Falls. A woman stands on the shore on the right. There are trees and brush on both...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view, taken from an airplane, overlooking the streets, houses, stores, trees and railroad cars.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of a fishing boat in Lake Superior with tourists on board. There is an island on the horizon.

Date: 1858 

Description: Front cover of a guide book describing Bayfield and an account of a pleasure tour to Lake Superior. The title is surrounded by a decorative border with flo...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Steroegraph view of Lake Superior scenery and downtown area.

Photograph

Cable Drug Store

Date:  

Description: View of exterior of the Cable Drug Store. The signs on the exterior advertise that they have a soda fountain with Russell's Ice Cream and Coca-Cola.

Date: 1930 

Description: View looking over the field and tents of the Poker Hollow Planting Crew, Moguah Unit.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a pile of fish on a stringer lying in the grass, these fish may have been caught on Lake Namakagon. A person's hand appears at the top, holding the...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Stereographic view of a sailboat in Excursion Cave, on Hemlock Island of the Apostle Islands. A man can be seen sitting in the boat.

Postcard

City Dock

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...

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