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La Pointe Town Hall

Date: 1973-05-16 

Description: Front view of the La Pointe Town Hall on Madeline Island.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Old Mission Inn and boats on shoreline of Lake Superior on Madeline Island. The Old Mission Inn had numerous modifications over the years. It was razed in...

Photograph

David and Joan Obey

Date: 1988 ca.

Description: Congressman David Obey and his wife Joan on Martin Hanson's pontoon. He was a good friend of the Obeys and was inducted into the Wisconsin Conservation Hal...

Photograph

Memorial Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Memorial Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1932-08-14 

Description: Watershed sign unveiled with ceremony participants. The marker is 39 miles south of Ashland adjacent to Highway 13, 2 miles north of Gordon Lake.

Date:  

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

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Ashland

Date: 1923-06 

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

Photograph

Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...

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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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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

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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: 1944 ca.

Description: View of the Radisson and Groseilliers marker at the site of the first house built by white men in Wisconsin. The marker is located in the vicinity of Ashl...

View these 19th-century panoramic, detailed maps of Wisconsin communities.

Photograph

Nebraska Row

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: 1918 

Description: Men gathered around airplane. Clarence Russell? on right side.

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of the Phillips High School Marching Band in the Music Festival parade marching down Main Street. Students are wearing marching band uniforms...

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Steamboat "Barker"

Date: 1911 

Description: The steamboat "Barker" with numerous passengers posing on deck. The boat was owned by Captain Frank Brower of Ashland, and his son Captain Henry F. Brower...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Congregational Church and the Church Cottage located on the Mission grounds at La Pointe.

Date: 1939 

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

Date: 1886 

Description: This map shows north and south ore veins, landownership, railroads, rivers, and township grid in parts of Ashland County, Wis. and Ontonagon County, Mich....

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