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Date:  date unknown

Description: View through trees of Copper Falls, on the Bad River.

Date: 1916 

Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Ondossagon High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching ba...


Dill Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front view of Dill Hall at Northland College.


Mission Dock

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Mission Dock with a large white building behind it. It is not the Old Mission House, as sometimes believed to be, and the term "Mission Dock" may not e...

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: 1959 

Description: This map shows landownership, acreages, and old fort road on the southwest corner of Madeline Island. The map includes an explanation of survey in the midd...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A car can be seen in the distance driving down the highway towards an entrance sign for "McCorison's Clam Lake Lodge-Cabins Boats Musky Pike Bass."


Bad River Bridge


Description: Two people on a rustic bridge over Bad River at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: This map shows the locations of school houses, farms, roads, railroads, and Bad River Indian Reservation. Relief is shown by hachures. Yellow and red manus...

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ojibwa man kneeling on the ground, holding a bow and arrow in one hand and an eagle fan raised in the other hand. He is wearing a beaded headband.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over railroad tracks of railway depot. Men are standing around the station, and carts are parked on the station platform.


Glidden Sawmill

Date: 1906 

Description: View of a sawmill and the distant town in the background. Stacks of logs are in the lumberyard. The postcard bears a New Year's greeting in German.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across lawn of Chequamegon National Forest Guard Station sign in front of one-story guard station building with two front doors.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.

Date: 1907 

Description: A map of the eastern portion of the Apostle Islands group, and a detailed map of Gull Island showing the relief on the island, are included here, along wit...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Bad River flowing through boulders and a gorge.

Date: 1800 after

Description: The map is ink and pencil on paper. Map shows the location of the Ashland Lumber Company as well as a portion of Ashland County. Portions of the map are in...

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