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Description: Chippewa Indians are seated around a dome-shaped dwelling on a reservation.

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.

Photograph

Downtown Ashland

Date: 1891 

Description: Elevated view looking west from the Knight Block. The Chequamegon Hotel and harbor are in the background.

Date: 1946 ca.

Description: Windsled "Hurricane Hazel" on Chequamegon. One man is sitting in the windsled, Another man is standing on the ice.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elizabeth Baker and Anne Ashley gathering raspberries and getting milk on the road to Grant's Point on Madeline Island.

Photograph

Bridge Crossing

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Description: Dr. W.T. Rinehart, a prominent Ashland physician and surgeon, with Mrs. Rinehart and a sister, in an automobile crossing a small log bridge, probably over...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Four young girls posing in dresses. Louise Lock, Louise Baker, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabith Nesbit (Mrs. S.C. Marty, SR.)

Photograph

Our Cottage

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A family sits on a porch of a two-story cedar shake house with Lake Superior in background.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of men fishing out of wooden rowboats on the Flambeau River below the flowage dam. One man is standing in the river. A shack is visible...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bill Baker standing on top of a wall of the quarry on Basswood Island.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: This map shows the types of upland and lowland forest vegetation on Stockton Island, one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.

Date: 1913-07-04 ca.

Description: Three young men dressed in women's clothing stand on a tennis court during 4th of July celebration. William Baker, Ted Dwyer, and Herbert Rogers.

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: 1944 ca.

Description: View of the Radisson and Groseilliers marker at the site of the first house built by white men in Wisconsin. The marker is located in the vicinity of Ashl...

Postcard

City High School

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1920 after

Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.

Photograph

Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907 

Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a man sitting on the steps of Town Hall. The Catholic church is in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from water of Mission cottages along shoreline of Lake Superior in La Pointe, Madeline Island.

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...

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