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Photograph

"Gar-How" Ferry

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: View of the ferry "Gar-How" taken from on board the ferry "Island Queen" while both were docked at Madeline Island. The "Gar-How" was named after Howard Ru...

Date: 1910-09-24 

Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Nebraska Row on the lakeshore of the west side of La Pointe, showing houses, roads and piers. Nebraska Row was started in 1899 when summer r...

Photograph

Michael De Perry

Date: 1854 

Description: Tintype of Michael De Perry and unidentified child.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: The Old Mission Congregational Church. The church was built in 1832 for a mission founded by Frederick Ayer in 1830. It is said to be the oldest Protestant...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of a small brick building, probably a service station, with the word "AIR" painted on the bricks, on the south east corner of 9th Ave. West and 2nd St...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Flambeau River below the flowage dam. One man is standing in the river. A shack is visible...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sheet 1 of a Sanborn map of Mellen.

Photograph

Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916 

Description: Group having a picnic on Bear Island of the Apostle Islands. Group includes Cora A. Hull, Mrs. Chute, John Webb, Bob Webb, Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Austin, and Mr....

Photograph

Chequamegon Hotel

Date: 1888 

Description: View of the Chequamegon Hotel, built by the Wisconsin Central railroad interests and opened in 1877. It faced the bay and had a long series of steps leadi...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Presbyterian Mission school grounds in the Chippewa Indian reservation. Building in background, boy walking in field in foreground.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Boy standing next to his bicycle under an airplane wing.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Tree-lined dirt road curving along Madeline Island.

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...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Interior of Congregational Church located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe. Shows the walls covered with vegetation, and pews and an altar.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Five ladies and one man standing on Old Mission Dock holding picnic baskets and umbrellas. The ladies with umbrellas are from left: Mrs. Ross, Mrs. Ervine,...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Group of people sitting on sandstone on Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. People from l. to r.: E.H., Florence Baker, Dot Ross, Louise Baker, Harie Ross, a...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Postcard reads "Soo Line Depot, Ashland, Wis."

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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