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Steube's

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Log cabin with a stone chimney, nestled in Wisconsin northwoods in the vicinity of Clam Lake. A rustic log bench and a hand water pump are in the yard.

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Odanah Indian Fair

Date: 1915 

Description: Elevated group portrait of men, women and children posing at the fairgrounds at Odanah. Most of the people are Native Americans, probably Ojibwe, with a nu...

Date: 1910-09-24 

Description: View of several fisherman's homes on Bear Island, one of the islands that make up the Apostle Islands. An American flag flies between buildings and a dock,...

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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Bamby Bread Trucks

Date: 1928 

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

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Camp Stella

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Women standing at General Fifield's Camp Stella at Sand Island, Apostle Island, Lake Superior.

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Rustic Stairway

Date: 1940 

Description: People descending a rustic stairway leading down to the trail along the Bad River.

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First National Bank

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Main entrance to the First National Bank Building.

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Modern Windsled

Date: 1954-05 

Description: Windsled used to transport passengers and goods between Madeline Island and Bayfield. This image appeared in Ross' book, "La Pointe: Village Outpost".

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Description: View of the falls and three men at the top of the falls.

Date: 1952 

Description: This 1952 map shows the trails, roads, and railroads through the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Iron, and Vilas. Also shown are lakes, river...

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Indian Graveyard

Date: 1910 

Description: The Indian Graveyard at the Catholic Cemetery.

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La Pointe Light

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1909 

Description: This map shows vacant Wisconsin Central Ry. lands, settlers houses, lands sold by Wisconsin Central Ry., schools, churches, saw mills, and roads; also show...

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...

Date: 1950-06-15 

Description: View of outhouses in a wooded area.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Farm produce, including potatoes, cauliflower and cabbage, displayed on a stand decorated with stars and stripe bunting. Preserves and potted plants are on...

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Chief Gogeoweosh

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Bad River Ojibwe Chief Gogeoweosh (Sailing Home Once in a While). Chief Gogeoweosh is wearing a woven vest over a shirt and a bead and feather war b...

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