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Description: Training school for nurses.
Description: Old Treaty Hall, so called because of a treaty signed there on September 30, 1854 between the Chippewas and the settlers that gave the land to the United S...
Description: Aerial view of town, showing the shoreline of Lake Superior, ore docks, roads, houses, buildings, trees, and smokestacks. Text describing this photograph s...
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Children standing in front of fish nets drying on net racks.
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...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: This 1898 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, landownership, roads, railroads, swamp...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Leo Capser, founder of the Madeline Island Historical Museum, sitting on a bench playing piano on the Old Mission Dock at Madeline Island.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Shingle mill workers posing outside the cook shanty while the mill was shut down for repairs. They are, left to right as numbered on the photograph: 1. Joh...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Madeline Island including the tennis courts, houses, and the Old Mission Inn.
Description: View from water of the Old Mission Inn on the shore of Lake Superior in La Pointe on Madeline Island. Dwelling to the left is a portion of the lower dormit...
Description: Women participating in egg race game during 4th of July celebration on Madeline Island, Apostle Island. Included are ?,?, Harriet Webb, Peg Caswell and Dor...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Group of men and young men watching a man tee-off from the green at the local golf course.
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.
Photographs from the Apostle Islands
Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.
Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.
Description: Group having a picnic on Bear Island of the Apostle Islands. Group includes Cora A. Hull, Mrs. Chute, John Webb, Bob Webb, Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Austin, and Mr....
Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.
Description: Standing outside of a cabin at Cormican's on Clam Lake is a man holding up a large fish and a girl in a bathing suit and cap holding a paddle.
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