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Views of Ashland

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four views of Ashland, including Ellis Avenue, the Chicago and North Western Depot, Northern Pacific and Omaha trains and West Second Street.

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View across water of the motor yacht "The Nellwood" at dock at Madeline Island on Lake Superior. A group of passengers sit in the bow area.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: This 1917 map of Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range system, towns, sections, cities and villages, the Bad River Indian Reservation, ra...

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Dodd's Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Training school for nurses.

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Cedar Cottage

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Porch on house known as Cedar Cottage, located near Grant's Point on southern Madeline Island.

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

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Ojibwa Indian

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa)man at Bad River Indian Reservation.

Date: 1949-04 

Description: Two men standing on dock watching the "Penguine" and the "Apostle Island" breaking the ice around the La Pointe dock.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, viewed from Lake Superior, with insets of Prentice Park and Fishery. Population 16,000. Increase in Ten Years, 11,000.

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Treaty Hall

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: George F. Thomas is holding a child and standing next to Edward F. Hansen in front of Treaty Hall in La Pointe on Madeline Island.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View looking down Highway 77 at Clam Lake. On the left is a one-story building, Day's Service Station. On the right are two buildings, the one-story Standa...

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Wheeler Hall

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Wheeler Hall at Northland College.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwa Chief Gogeweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeweosh is wearing a feather war bonnet and a buckskin shirt with a beaded...

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Modified Automobile

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A coupe rag top automobile that has been modified with tracks, sitting atop a trailer in front of the County Courthouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Looking West from Knight Block, with shipping piers and sailing ships on right side, railroad on left, trees in background. Horse-drawn carriages on street...

Date: 1916 

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: 1887-02-26 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

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Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

Description: Six trucks and a car are parked in front of the Central Baking Company. Most of the vehicles are decorated with flags and streamers for a parade. The truck...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Hurley High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are playing instruments inc...

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 Masion. Some of the women are weari...

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