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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...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Dirt trail passing log shack that was probably the home of Michael and Madeline Cadotte, La Pointe.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Railway passenger depot in Ashland (?), Wisconsin.

Postcard

City High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the front facade of City High School with bell tower.

Date: 1933-11 

Description: Winter view of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beaver tents with two men in the background. CCC Company 1604 used Camp Beaver as their base camp...

Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Mellen

Date: 1909-09 

Description: Sanborn map of Mellen.

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View down hill of a tavern, with signs advertising "Budweiser" and "Beer", on the shores of Clam Lake. There are numerous outbuildings and two automobiles...

Photograph

Mission Landing

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Steamboat "Skater" and two sailboats at end of the mission dock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1932-08-14 

Description: Watershed sign unveiled with ceremony participants. The marker is 39 miles south of Ashland adjacent to Highway 13, 2 miles north of Gordon Lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Copper Falls on the Bad River. Four people, one man and three women, are posing on rocks at the top of the falls. Surrounding burned-over...

Photograph

Typesetters

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Two typesetters at work at the Daily Press.

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the ship "Alex B. Uhrig" in the process of coal unloading on the Reiss Coal Dock No. 2.

Date: 1964 ca.

Description: This 1964 map of Madeline Island, Ashland County, Wisconsin, shows existing and historical locations, roads, the boundaries of a proposed state park, secti...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main Street when it was a dirt road. A church is visible in the background, and telephone poles stand on the left side.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Clarence Russell leaning next to a Jenny bi-plane, wearing aviator gear. This was the first airplane to land on Madeline Island.

Date: 1910 

Description: Looking west down wooden sidewalk along La Pointe's unpaved main street.

Date: 1977 

Description: This 1977 pictorial map was produced by the Chateau, a resort in La Pointe, and shows Madeline Island landmarks and tourist attractions. On the verso is th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior of view of Old Mission Inn, showing stone fireplace and piano. The Old Mission Inn was razed in 1965.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: View across lawn of the Church Cottage and Congregational Church on Madeline Island.

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