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Catholic Church

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Catholic Church. The convent is on the left and barns are to the right.

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...

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The Dream Sled

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...

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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.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Front view of the high school.

Photograph

First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office building of the First National Bank.

Date: 1936 

Description: Elevated view of logs tugged across Lake Superior to the harbor at Ashland.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View from road of two-story white hotel with a screen porch; a sign advertising "The Pines" is attached onto two pine trees in front of the hotel.

Date: 1936-08 

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

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of thirteen boys standing in a line wearing baseball hats and baseball uniforms with a large "A" on their shirts. One man and a you...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Aerial view looking down over the lawn and wood shingle lakeshore home, Woods Manor, a part of Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the distance is Lake Sup...

Photograph

G.W. Peck's Store

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Front view of G.W. Peck's Store. The signs on the building read "Globe Steam Laundry" and the text below the photograph reads "Conover & Porter, Architect...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Aftermath of the Bay City Creek flood.

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...

Photograph

Elk's Clubhouse

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Men play with dogs in front of the Elk's clubhouse.

Photograph

Captain Angus House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: White stucco house with wooden addition next to Lake Superior on Madeline Island. At the time of the photograph this was the oldest house on Madeline Islan...

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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Pinehurst Bar

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Interior of a tavern near Clam Lake. Bar stools are around a bar, and the walls covered with animal mounts, guns, traps, postcards, and signs. Liquor and c...

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