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Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a small one-story cottage surrounded by trees and flowering plants. There is a large fishing hook on the wall near the door. There is a di...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Main Street, including store fronts with signs advertising ice cream, baked goods, clothing and shoes.

Photograph

Norseman Lodge

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View of five cabins at Norseman Lodge on Lake Millicent. There are sidewalks between cabins, a birdhouse on the right, and the lake in the distance.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Tinted photographic postcard of Cable's High and Grade School building. A flag flies on the right, and a group of children are looking out of a second stor...

Photograph

E. Pike Residence

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Back view of the E. Pike residence. The owner is thought to have been a relative of Robinson D. Pike (1838-1905), a lumber merchant and the founder of Bay...

Postcard

Saw Mill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Partially colorized postcard view of the saw mill. Lumber is stacked in front of several buildings and railroad tracks.

Date: 1886 

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the front facade of a building. The left side has a sign that says: "State Bank of Drummond" and the window on the right says: "Soda and I...

Postcard

Reiten Boat Yard

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view from water of a marina. Sailboats and motorboats are docked. More boats are stored up on the shoreline. Trees and buildings are...

Photograph

Drummond Store

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Exterior three-quarter length view of a large two-story building with one chimney. There are two main entrances with steps leading up to the doorways of wh...

Photograph

Indian "Pow-Wow"

Date: 1913-07-04 

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

Photograph

Iron Lake

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Wooden boats along shoreline of Iron Lake.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Washburn court house.

Photograph

Whip-Poor-Will Camp

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: View from water of cabins and boats near shoreline of inland lake.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: View of Gateway to Bobynn on Lake Namakagon, labeled as Cable and Grand View, Wisconsin. In front is a dirt road with two signs that read "The Bobynn." Beh...

Photograph

Brower Park

Date: 1904 

Description: Brower Park near Houghton Point.

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Description: Letterhead of Jacob Johnson & Company of Bayfield, Wisconsin, a wholesale dealer in fresh and saltwater Lake Superior Fish. Features a cartoon of a man wea...

Photograph

Larson Barn

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: An automobile is parked near the Melvin Larson barn in Bayfield County. The large barn has a concrete block foundation, gambrel roof, and three large venti...

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.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Historical marker describing an Ojibwe legend that took place on Siskiwit Lake.

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