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Postcard

Post Office

Date: 1907-01-08 

Description: Long exterior view of the front facade and side of the two-story, brick Post Office. A store and barn with silo are visible on the right. A group of people...

Photograph

Wheeler Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Wheeler Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: The gorge of the Bad River below Brownstone Falls.

Photograph

Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Standing outside of a cabin at Cormican's on Clam Lake is a man holding up a large fish and a girl in a bathing suit and cap holding a paddle.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Elevated view of land operations of commercial fishing operation with fish net drying racks and buildings on Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Children passengers transported on wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.

Photograph

Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the building and grounds of the Ashland General Hospital.

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Photograph

Some Snow

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow piled high in front of Red Crown gasoline station. A man is standing next to the Red Crown gas pump.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Crowd of women, babies, boys, girls, and nurses standing in front of the Hospital, which was also known as the Wilmarth Mansion. Some of the women are wear...

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: 1951 

Description: This map shows Ashland and Washburn harbors in shades of blue and yellow. Water depths shown by isolines and soundings, and relief is shown by contours. Th...

Date: 1922 

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...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Burial grounds in La Pointe.

Photograph

Chippewa Woman

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman with child.

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