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Buying Tickets at Ellis Island

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Description: Immigrants buying tickets at Ellis Island.
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Bird's-Eye View of Peshtigo

Date: September 1871
Description: Bird's-eye view of Peshtigo, before it was destroyed by fire on the night of October 8, 1871.
Painting

Bad Axe Battleground

Date: 1856
Description: This landscape painting by Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson depicts a broad view of the confluence of Bad Axe and Mississippi Rivers; site of...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of Marinette

Date: 1881
Description: Bird's-eye map of Marinette, with insets.
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Hull Tennis Court

Date: 1916
Description: Two women playing tennis at Coole Park Manor on Madeline Island.
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Soldier's Rock

Date: 1907
Description: Woman standing on soldier's rock on Madeline Island.
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Fishing Dock

Date: 1938
Description: View from water of fishing dock and structure alongside; log buildings in background on shore. Possibly on shoreline of one of the Apostle Islands or on Ch...
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Detention at Ellis Island

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Description: Immigrants being detained at Ellis Island. Three boys lay on the ground together.
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Departing Ellis Island

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Description: Elevated view from railing of immigrants boarding a ferry to depart Ellis Island.
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Modern Windsled

Date: May 1954
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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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-...
Drawing

Lake Superior area

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of four Indians on Madeline Island with canoe in water on the shore.
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Transporting Parcels on Windsled

Date: 1954
Description: Elmer Nelson sorting through boxes of goods being transported on the "Dream Sled" windsled.
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The Dream Sled

Date: 1953
Description: This was the first boat & sled-type windsled built on Madeline Island. Built by Elmer Nelson for Howard Russell between 1950-1951. Had a 9-cylinder R-680-E...
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"Louis Moe" Sailboat

Date: 1902
Description: Ole Christinson, Dick Hanson, Fred Hanson, and Herman Johnson, Sr., onboard sailboat "Louis Moe" along the shore of Sand Island.
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Madeline Island Pleasure Boat

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Description: Two men standing in wooden rowboat along shore of Madeline Island. There are sailboats in the background. Behind them is a large rock just off the shoreli...
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"Idora" at Mission Stub Dock

Date: 1910
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Idora," owned by Charles Russell, docked at the Mission 'stub dock' on Madeline Island. A group of people are on boar...
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"Plowboy" Approaching the Mission Dock

Date: 1904
Description: View from shoreline of the steamboat "Plowboy" approaching the Mission Dock at La Pointe. The Plowboy was the first steam ferry to go to Madeline Island. T...
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Lizzie W. at Mission Dock

Date: 1900
Description: Sailboat Lizzie W. at the Mission Dock. Captain Daniel Russell Angus, in the white sleeves, is at the tiller. The boat was named after Elizabeth Woo...
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Sailboat "Alpha"

Date: 1900
Description: Group of people on sailboat "Alpha" at dock on Madeline Island. Captain Daniel Angus is at the tiller.

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