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Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of dock site towards Lake Superior, showing sulphur pile and a large chute in the background.

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Description: Group portrait of three young women wearing boots standing outdoors and holding onto a heavy line of fish. On the left are some wooden boats, the one in th...

Photograph

Students at Work

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Students of the Miles School, Bayfield County District No. 2, read at their desks supervised by their teacher, Mrs. Inez Lindell Bystrom. There is a parlor...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

Postcard

Stella Cove

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Stella Cove looking out on the lake near Presque Isle or Stockton Island, part of the Apostle Islands. A sailboat is visible on the r...

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Description: View of a trail through the forest on land owned by Nature Lovers Paradise resort on Jackson Lake. The text describing the photograph says, "The trail lead...

Date: 1949 

Description: The lounge at the Lakewoods on Lake Namakagon, which includes a fireplace, furniture, large picture window, and a mounted deer head on the wall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of Trinity Lutheran Church. It is a log chapel, built of native timber, and designed to fit the Northwoods area.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Boats and people at the Bayfield dock on Labor Day 1912. Boats include Thelma; Lusitania; which later became a U.S. Mail boat; Captain Angus'...

Photograph

Indian "Pow-Wow"

Date: 1913-07-04 

Description: Indian "pow-wow" and lacrosse contest between various reservations.

Photograph

Mason State Bank

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a one-story brick building with a brick chimney, the Mason State Bank. An automobile is parked nearby, and in the background are other bui...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.

Photograph

Peter Lagacy Family

Date:  

Description: The family of French-Canadian immigrant Peter Lagacy, posing with produce, including a large cabbage, potatoes, and carrots, in front of their log farm hom...

Date: 1909 

Description: Postcard of the overhanging cliffs near the stone quarry on Presque Isle or Stockton Island's south side, part of the Apostle Islands.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Lumbermen in their bunk house at Ole Emerson's lumber camp. Several of them have pipes in their mouths and their socks are hanging to dry.

Photograph

Rankinson House

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Jacob Rankinson house, built by Rankinson in the 1890s. This building was moved to the Old World Wisconsin site at Eagle, Wisconsin in 1973.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Entrance to Pine Crest Lodge. View of a dirt road and decorative fence with trees in the background.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the White Pine Lodge through the trees.On the left a railing leads down the hill to the lake.

Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the State Fish Hatchery.

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