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Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1937-09 

Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls at Copper Falls State Park.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: In-ground swimming pool behind large two-story cedar shake-sided house on Madeline Island.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Automobile ruts leading through trees past dwellings on a hill.

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

Photograph

Hotel Menard

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hotel Menard, a three-story building with what appears to be stucco exterior. There is a front entrance with what appears to be stonework...

Drawing

Radisson Cabin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of the Radisson cabin, the first house built by a white man in Wisconsin. It was built between 1650 and 1660 on Chequamegon Bay, in the vicinit...

Photograph

Steamboat "Fashion"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamboat "Fashion" on the water.

Photograph

"Nichevo II"

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Steel-hulled ferry "Nichevo II" at the city dock in La Pointe. The "Nichevo II" began service in 1962. It was built by Fraser Shipyards of Superior for Har...

Photograph

Memorial Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Memorial Hall at Northland College.

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.

Photograph

Nebraska Row

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Sidewalk in front of four houses along Nebraska Row at Madeline Island. Nebraska Row was started by Col. Frederick Woods in 1899 on the bluff at the wester...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Two young men, Herbert W. Rogers and Ted Dwyer, holding trophies, standing in front of porch.

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: 1886 ca.

Description: This map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, which at the time included part of present-day Iron County, also covers portions of Vilas County, Wisconsin, then pa...

Photograph

Brownstone Falls

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Brownstone Falls on the Bad River.

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fisherman standing on frozen Lake Superior holding a lake trout, leaning on snowshoes.

Photograph

Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

Photograph

Band in Parade

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of young students in a school marching band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band unifor...

Photograph

Copper Falls

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Copper Falls on the Bad River.

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