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Date: ????-05-29 date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of Butternut Lake in the spring. A pier and latticed boathouse can be seen. The opposite shore has trees and foliage. Text below reads,...

Date: 2008 

Description: When the East End Co-op Service Station opened in 1940 at the corner of Sixth Avenue and East Front Street, the owners announced, "Our new, modern equipmen...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two newspaper pressmen reviewing the newspaper print at the Ashland Daily Press.

Photograph

Mission Dock

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Mission Dock with a large white building behind it. It is not the Old Mission House, as sometimes believed to be, and the term "Mission Dock" may not e...

Photograph

Five-Piece Band

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Five band members sitting outdoors holding their instruments.

Date: 1940 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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Crowd of women, babies, boys, girls, and nurses standing in front of the Hospital, which was also known as the Wilmarth Mansion. Some of the women are wear...

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Big Bay on Madeline Island. This area later became Big Bay State Park.

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This tourism brochure of Ashland County, Wisconsin, from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce includes a map of the county showing tourist destinations and...

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

Photograph

German Farmers

Date:  

Description: German farm couple returning from the fileds, crossing railroad tracks.

Photograph

Melody Haven

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A man is exiting a wooden building with a Blatz beer sign hanging on the front and two automobiles parked nearby. Near Clam Lake.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: The Historical Museum in La Pointe.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two automobiles are parked next to a tavern with a Blatz Beer sign hanging out front. An American flag hangs from a flagpole.

Date: 1956 

Description: Constructing the Madeline Island Historical Museum in La Pointe which consists of four separate buildings. L-to-r: jail; American Fur Trade storage buildin...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Historical marker identifying the location of the first house in Wisconsin built between Washburn and Ashland in 1658.

Date: 1934 

Description: A German shepherd is laying in the yard of a two-story log cabin belonging to Dr. Bengston on White Bass Lake. There are two cars parked in the yard.

Date: 1981 

Description: Plat map of Madeline Island surrounded by Basswood, Michigan and Gull Islands.

Photograph

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...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen, Wisconsin.

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