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Dodd's Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: Training school for nurses.

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Old Treaty Hall

Date: 1911 

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...

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Description: Aerial view of town, showing the shoreline of Lake Superior, ore docks, roads, houses, buildings, trees, and smokestacks. Text describing this photograph s...

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G.W. Peck's Store

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...

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Fish Nets

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.

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Old Mission Inn

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

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Egg Race

Date: 1922-07-04 

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...

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Men Golfing

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Group of men and young men watching a man tee-off from the green at the local golf course.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.

Photographs from the Apostle Islands

Learn about the history of the Apostle Islands in the northnmost part of Wisconsin, a popular summer refuge for tourists and residents.

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WPA Bridge

Date: 1936-06-01 

Description: Bridge and truck trail constructed by Works Progress Administration (WPA) workmen to facilitate forest fire prevention and control.

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Nebraska Row

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View from water of cottages along the shoreline in Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island.

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Bear Island Picnic

Date: 1916 

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....

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Large vacation homes in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Bayfield is in the background on the far shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1938 ca.

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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