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Photograph

La Pointe Dock

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Elevated view of La Pointe dock taken from the water.

Map or Atlas

Ashland, Wis.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is pencil and ink on tracing cloth and shows local streets, railroads, harbor line, and part of Chequamegon Bay.

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Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

Date: 1978 

Description: A student using an engine lathe in an auto mechanics class at Indianhead Technical Institute. He is wearing safety glasses, jeans and an Ashland wrestling...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Hull family boarding the "Lizzie W." from one of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This tourism brochure of Ashland County, Wisconsin, from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce includes a map of the county showing tourist destinations and...

Photograph

Sailboat "Alpha"

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of people on sailboat "Alpha" at dock on Madeline Island. Captain Daniel Angus is at the tiller.

Photograph

Ashland Pier

Date: 1962-09-14 

Description: View across water towards jetty and dock, with three lampposts, from south east.

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.

Photograph

Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade. The truck...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing the lighthouse and fog signal at Devil's Island in the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

The Dream Sled

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...

Date: 1909 

Description: This map shows vacant Wisconsin Central Ry. lands, settlers houses, lands sold by Wisconsin Central Ry., schools, churches, saw mills, and roads; also show...

Photograph

Touring Project ELF

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Captain Charles Biele (right) and John A. Lavine (next to Biele), Wisconsin newspaper publisher, before Lavine toured the controversial U.S. Navy facility...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Date: 1887 

Description: This 1887 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, sections, railroads, vacant Wisconsin Central Railroad land, state and "go...

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...

Date: 1940-07 

Description: Two boys and two girls swimming at the Bad River at Copper Falls State Park. One of the girls is diving off the dock that also has a platform. In the backg...

Photograph

Clam Lake Store

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clam Lake Store on the right, a two-story building with a full front porch and a sign that reads “Clam Lake Store, General Merchand...

Photograph

Biplane over Field

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A biplane is flying low over a field with a barn in the background.

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