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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...

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Description: Sigurd Olson, posing proudly, as he leaves his Ashland home for study at the University of Wisconsin. A woman stands in the doorway of a house behind him.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of a house on Nebraska Row on Madeline Island. In the foreground is a flag pole, bench, path, lawn and trees. On the left are docks from the lake shor...

Date: 1939 

Description: Elevated view of students from the Glidden High School Band marching in a parade at the Music Festival, on Main Street. Students are wearing marching band...

Date: 1922 

Description: The American Fur Company warehouse, also called Old Treaty Hall. In 1832 the fur company moved its Bayfield post to the Island (Madeline Island), and on th...

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Description: Letterhead of the Chequamegon Hotel of Ashland, on Lake Superior, with a three-quarter view of the hotel, as seen from the waterfront, set into a cartouche...

Date: 1937-09 

Description: View upriver of the rapids above Tyler Falls at Copper Falls State Park. In the distance you can see a bridge across the river.

Photograph

La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

Description: La Pointe Light on Long Island (Apostle Islands), Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior.

Photograph

Band Shell

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland Band Shell with benches, trees, and what is today Highway 2 in the foreground. On the left is a large metal tower, and in the backgroun...

Postcard

Second Street

Date: 1907-01 

Description: View looking down Second Street. Stores and other buildings line both sides of the street, including the Post Office on the left. Cable car tracks are visi...

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Description: Exterior view of the three-story brick National Bank building.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Workers at the Ashland Daily Press.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Two-story house with an enclosed front porch, built in 1929 on the northwest shore of Madeline Island.

Date: 1931 

Description: This map of Ashland shows roads, railroads, and local businesses. The map reads: "Showing streets and roads open to the public Oct. 1, 1931." Included on t...

Photograph

Third Street East

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking down Third Street East. There are large trees lining both sides of the street. One automobile is parked along the curb on the left, and a few...

Photograph

Davis Tavern

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A man is sitting on stair railing in front of Davis Tavern on Highway 77.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Ashland County Court House. The postcard text reads "New Court House, Ashland, Wis."

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View looking down Main Street with people walking on the wooden sidewalks, horse and carriages driving down the street and storefronts with U.S. Flags hang...

Photograph

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Madeline Island logging camp near Big Bay. Men preparing logs for a building, with three log buildings in background.

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