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Postcard

On Ellis Avenue

Date: 1912-02-08 

Description: View of Ellis Avenue. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen moving alongside a cable car down the road. Buildings and telephone poles line both sides of the stre...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Large group of fishermen standing on ice with catch of fish displayed on airplane wing near La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Date: 1981-12-15 

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

Photograph

Bridge Crossing

Date:  

Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

Photograph

Chippewa Woman

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman with child.

Postcard

Court House

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1913 

Description: A couple strolling down the main road, through the woods, to the mission on Madeline Island.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Old Mission Residence at La Pointe, Madeline Island.

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

Description: Sanborn map of Ashland, which includes Chequamegon Bay.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...

Photograph

Glidden High School

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Three-story stone block high school.

Photograph

No-Ma-Ba-Be Lodge

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from hill of wooden row boats pulled on shore of two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake near Clam Lake.

Photograph

Cottage Grocery

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from road of Cottage Grocery store on Main Street on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Cormican's Cabins

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of a man, woman and boy sitting in the entry way of a cabin, with another cabin, a canoe, and an automobile on the right. A sign says "Clam...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Four Odanah Ojibwa women standing outdoors at the edge of a blanket laying on the ground. The blanket has various ceremonial Ojibwa artifacts including a d...

Photograph

Chippewa Tavern

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Chippewa Tavern, a two-story building with two main doorways. The door on the right has a sign that says "Rooms," while the door on th...

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: 1940 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: 1937 ca.

Description: Winter scene with snow plowed high on County Road M, Clam Lake (Ashland Co.), Wisconsin. The Chippewa Tavern is visible in the background, and the building...

Date: 1935 

Description: Father Gumbly and Sisters, with three Native Americans in ceremonial dress, standing outdoors in front of altar.

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