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Court House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the three-story court house and grounds. Lake Superior is visible in the background.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: View of the ore dock of the Milwaukee, Lake Shore, and Western Railroad.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Elevated view of logs stored in a logging boom on Chequamegon Bay.

Photograph

Glidden High School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three-story stone block high school.

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: 1913 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Church Cottage and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

Date: 1952 

Description: This 1952 map shows the trails, roads, and railroads through the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Iron, and Vilas. Also shown are lakes, river...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Wooden walkway with railings surrounded by trees.

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Description: Memohead of the First National Bank of Ashland, with a three-quarter view of the bank building and a street scene with several horse-drawn carriages and wa...

Date: 1934 

Description: A German shepherd is laying in the yard of a two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake. There are two cars parked in the yard.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwa Chief Gogeweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeweosh is wearing a feather war bonnet and a buckskin shirt with a beaded...

Date: 1939 

Description: This map shows the towns to Gingles, Sanborn, and Guney as well as Chequamegon Bay, Kakagon River, White River, Marengo River, Bad River, Potato River, Vau...

Photograph

Clam Lake Lodge

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of two-story wood building with a flagpole surrounded by young spruce trees. Two children are sitting on the steps of a building to the right...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Lathrop, Post Mistress, stands with a dog and other people in front of the Post Office. There is a shoreline on the left.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View of two men posing on either side of the Radisson and Groseilliers House historical marker. The house was the first built by white men in Wisconsin an...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...

Photograph

Nebraska Row

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lakeside view of Nebraska Row, showing Treaty Hall, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: People gathered around picket fence in front of a decorated St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

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