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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

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Inside Project ELF

Date: 1981-12-15 

Description: Captain Charles Biele and an unidentified staffer in the Navy facility at Clam Lake known as Project ELF.

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Reel Action

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Two men, one standing one crouching, in a wooden rowboat on Forest Lake. The man standing is reeling in a fish that is making a big splash in the water.

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Description: Letterhead of the J.S. Stearns Lumber Company of Odanah, Wisconsin, manufacturers of "Indian Reservation Soft Pine and Norway Lumber" and general merchandi...

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Haecker House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Woods family sitting in yard outside house on Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island. The house was built in 1904. Left to right: Twins Tom & Henry W...

Map or Atlas

Map of La Pointe

Date: 1834 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Presbyterian Church with dirt path in front and wooden buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Ice fisherman Bruno Grotzke of Ashland poses in front of his fishing shanty on Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two women and a man sitting on the shore of Lake Superior, resting against a tree stump and boulders. One woman is reading, with a picnic basket at her sid...

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Ojibwa Indian

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa)man at Bad River Indian Reservation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lighthouse and buildings on Devil's Island of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1936-08 

Description: Trail through Copper Falls State Park along the west bluff, through virgin hemlock timber.

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Windsled near Pier

Date: 1948-02 

Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.

Date: 1939 

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

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The Pines

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.

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...

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Clam Lake Store

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View across road of the Clam Lake Store on the right, a two-story building with a full front porch and a sign that reads “Clam Lake Store, General Merchand...

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: 2002-08-09 

Description: Members of Nukewatch protesting at the Project Elf facility near Clam Lake. This protest was part of the organization's annual Hiroshima event, and the pro...

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