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Family Gathering on Basswood Island

Date: 1916
Description: Picnic on the shores of Basswood Island, Apostle Islands. Those picnicking include Harriet Webb, C.A. Hull, H.W. Rodgers, Mrs. J. Austin, Elizabeth Baker,...
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Three Elizabeths

Date: 1912
Description: Elizabeth Hull, Elizabeth Baker, and Elizabeth Nisbet standing at the tennis court net at Coole Park Manor.
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Tennis Friends

Date: 1914
Description: Four men and three women posing on Hull's tennis court.
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Winners in a Tennis Tournament

Date: 1915
Description: Two young men, Herbert W. Rogers and Ted Dwyer, holding trophies, standing in front of porch.
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Cedar Bark Lodge

Date: 1910
Description: Group of five people, (includes Jesse Stone, Mrs. Abernathy, A.G. Hull, Leo Capser, and Captain Angus) standing in front of Cedar Bark Lodge on Hermit Isla...
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Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907
Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.
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The Dream Sled

Date: 1955
Description: This was the first boat & sled-type wind sled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-...
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Windsled near Pier

Date: February 1948
Description: Elevated view of the enclosed wind sled shaped like the Maybe, sitting on the ice with La Pointe dock on the left.
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Motorboating at Devils Island

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Description: Slightly elevated view of a wooden in-board motorboat on Lake Superior. Two men are in the front seat, and two bathing beauties are riding in the back wavi...
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A Bird's-Eye View of the City of Ashland, Wis. County Seat of Ashland Co.

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Ashland, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of The Apostle Islands Chequamagon Bay & Ashland, and Distances from Ashland.
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Rose Garden Gazebo

Date: 1917
Description: Log-constructed gazebo and person on bridge in rose garden.
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Cedarbark Lodge

Date: 1900
Description: View from Lake Superior of Cedar Bark Lodge and other dwellings on Hermit Island, which has a rocky shoreline. In the water in the foreground is a log-cons...
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Raspberry Island

Date: 1913
Description: Elevated view of wooden boats at Raspberry Island (or Devils Island) dock with picnickers on shore. The "Lizzie W' and Nelson Angus, A.G. Hull, Elsie Tough...
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"Lizzie W." in Apostle Islands

Date: 1915
Description: Two women aboard the Hull family boat, the "Lizzie W.," while it is tied to shore at one of the Apostle Islands.
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Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1910
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team transporting two women in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Bayfield

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye view of Bayfield, county seat of Bayfield County. On the lower left side is an inset for Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Washburn, Wis. Bayfield County

Date: 1886
Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.
Map or Atlas

View of Ashland and the Apostle Islands

Date: February 26 1887
Description: Bird's-eye map of Ashland, and the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior.
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Devils Island

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Description: Devils Island on Lake Superior, outermost of the Apostle Islands group. There appears to be the edge of a boat in the foreground.
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Dog Team

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Description: Two men standing next to dog team on frozen Lake Superior.

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