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Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Hurley High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are playing instruments inc...

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: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story house with an enclosed front porch, built in 1929 on the northwest shore of Madeline Island.

Postcard

Ore Docks

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Postcard text reads "Mammoth Ore Docks, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Grade School Rhythm Band at the Music Festival, marching down Main Street. Students are wearing light or white clothing...

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...

Date: 1900 

Description: This chart of the northern Apostle Islands and Lake Superior shoreline shows relief by contours and spot heights and depths by contours, gradient tints and...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Shingle mill workers and a young boy pose in front of the men's bunk house. They are, as numbered on the photograph: 1. Jas Clark 2. Charles Elzea 3. Red M...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of cottages and Mission dock on Lake Superior on Madeline Island.

Date: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...

Photograph

La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across water of sandstone cliff shoreline along Lake Superior at the Apostle Islands. On the far right a boat is pulled up onshore, and painted on the...

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Description: Letterhead of the J.S. Stearns Lumber Company of Odanah, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Indian Reservation Soft Pine and Norway Lumber" and general merchandi...

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

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: 1895-09-05 ca.

Description: A promotional card advertising the prosperous life of Chas Kohlman, a Northern Wisconsin farmer. The image at the center of the card shows the Kohlman fami...

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Information Cabin

Date: 1940 

Description: Four people outside of the information cabin at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

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