Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any blue box in the "You have selected" section above. Click on the white "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Madeline Island logging camp near Big Bay. Men preparing logs for a building, with three log buildings in background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view of St. Agnes Church, on the left, and school, on the right. Cars line the street along Lake Shore Drive in front of the buildings.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: This was the first boat & sled-type windsled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-E...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Old Mission, as seen from the pier with Old Mission Congregational Church behind it. This Mission was established in 1830 by Frederick Ayer, but the buildi...
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: 1935 ca.
Description: Elevated view of students in a school marching band in a parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms and are playing inst...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."
Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.
Description: This 1896 map shows the township and range system, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, vacant land and land sold by the Wisconsin Central Rail...
Description: A room full of machinery in the "Big Lumber Mill."
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...
Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.
Date: 1931 ca.
Description: A group of people stand on a ledge overlooking Copper Falls.
Description: A log cabin and another building situated in the woods next to Bear Lake.
Description: Aerial view of town, showing the shoreline of Lake Superior, ore docks, roads, houses, buildings, trees, and smokestacks. Text describing this photograph s...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Leo Capser sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.
Description: Elevated view of the Mellen High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms a...
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.
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...
Description: Man ice fishing on Chequamegon Bay through a hole with a fishing jig, fish and fry pan.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706