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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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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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"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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Cabin on Big Bay Beach

Date: 1890
Description: Three men sitting in front of log building at Big Bay Beach on Madeline Island.
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Mission Inn

Date: 1920
Description: View across lawn of the Mission Inn on Madeline Island, with a shoreline on the left.
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Haecker House

Date: 1910
Description: The Woods family sitting in yard outside house on Nebraska Row, La Pointe, Madeline Island. The house was built in 1904. Left to right: Twins Tom & Henry W...
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Nebraska Row from the Bank

Date: 1910
Description: View of three of the early houses on Nebraska Row in La Pointe, Madeline Island. Haecker house is in the foreground, the Woods' house is next door.
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Howard Russell and Dog Team

Date: 1920
Description: Howard Russell with dog team bringing the mail to La Pointe.
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Stahl Dog Team

Date: 1912
Description: Child passengers being transported on a wagon pulled by dog team belonging to Thomas Stahl. Wagon and dog team are on the boardwalk in La Pointe.
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Dog Drawn Traino

Date: 1930
Description: Howard Russell standing next to his dog team pulling the "Traino." Russell and the team are ready to leave Madeline Island with the U.S. Mail.
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Tom Stahl with Dog Team

Date: 1910
Description: Tom Stahl's dog team pulling wagon loaded with goods and child past buildings in La Pointe.
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Colonel and Mrs. Woods Arrive

Date: 1901
Description: Colonel and Mrs. Woods (right center) arriving on Madeline Island dock for summer visit. Thomas Stahl and his dog team (at left), loading luggage into dog...
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On Lake Superior with Dog Team

Date: 1945
Description: Mary L. Eldridge, Dick Eldridge, Barney Johnson, and two other people kneeling in front of dog sled on Lake Superior.
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Loaded Sled is Ready to Go

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Description: Dog sled loaded with luggage. Identified from left: first two unidentified; Mary Louise O'Brien Eldridge; Richard Eldridge; Margaret Russell; Gram Johnson...
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La Pointe Village School

Date: 1910
Description: Two women sitting in dog cart on dirt street in front of boardwalk. La Pointe Village School is in the background. Dog team belongs to Tom Stahl.
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St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Date: 1910
Description: People gathered around picket fence in front of a decorated St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe on Madeline Island.
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Catholic Church at La Pointe

Date: 1870
Description: Boardwalk leading to St. Joseph's Catholic Church in La Pointe.
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Congregational Church

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Description: Interior of the Congregational Church on Madeline Island. The ceiling and walls are paneled in birchbark.
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Old Mission Church

Date: 1900
Description: Interior of the Congregational Church, a.k.a. Old Mission Church. The interior walls are covered with cedar trees.
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Centennial Celebration for Madeline Island Mission

Date: 1935
Description: Father Gumbly and Sisters, with three Native Americans in ceremonial dress, standing outdoors in front of altar.

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