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Photograph

State Fish Hatchery

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the back of the State Fish Hatchery.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across lawn of a log cabin atop a small hill next to Cranberry Lake. There is a rustic log railing along steps leading down to the lake.

Promotions on Paper, 1850s-1975

Custom-designed letterheads were a universal way of proclaiming who you were. Historical letterheads are prime examples of early branding.

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Description: Group portrait of three young women wearing boots standing outdoors and holding onto a heavy line of fish. On the left are some wooden boats, the one in th...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: View looking out over Lake Millicent from steep hill at Norseman Lodge. In the foreground is a chair and diving board on the dock. One boat is tied to the...

Photograph

Meyer's Cafe

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View across street of a wooden corner building with large plate glass windows and a sign advertising Meyer's Cafe. An advertisement is painted on the side...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of a view of a lake from a shoreline. A power boat and a fishing boat can be seen through the trees. "Cable, Wisc." is printed in red on the...

Date: 1913-07-04 

Description: Indian "Powwow" and Lacrosse contest between various Indian reservations.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of W.H. Lemke's store, which features dry goods, carpet, and more.

Postcard

City Dock

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the City Dock on Lake Superior. There are four boats, and people and cars are on the dock. A sign in the foreground reads: "N...

Photograph

Cable Lake Cottages

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: View across lake of three cottages surrounded by trees. Each cottage has a screened porch and a dock on the shore of Cable Lake. There is a group of childr...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Children play on swings in front of the imposing Port Wing Consolidated School. It is two stories tall, with wood frame construction, a tall sandstone foun...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across water of seven people wearing bathing suits on the float or wooden raft in Lake Owen at the Island View Resort. There is a large umbrella on th...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a log cabin at the Star Lake Lodge. There is a front porch on the left and trees surround the cabin.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: This copy of an 1834 map in the American Fur Company's papers held by the New-York Historical Society shows an outline of Chequamegon Bay and Madeline Isla...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View across lake towards four single-story cabins with front porches along the shoreline of Lyndale Bay on Eau Claire Lakes.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A large slide at Pease's Resort on the shore of the Upper Eau Claire Lake. Children are in the water near stairs that go up the hill.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of a street corner. Commercial buildings are along the street on the left including D.W. Corning Groceries. A large group of people are on t...

Date: 1858 

Description: This map is a proposed plan for a town that was never built located in present day Bayfield county, showing street names and with numbered blocks and lots....

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: This map, which highlights the land for sale by the Rust-Owen Lumber Company in the towns of Drummond, Cable and Grandview, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, sho...

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