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"Plowboy"

Date: 1895
Description: Captain F.A. Bishoff and engineer Dan Cook on board the ferry "Plowboy."
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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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"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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"Byng I" Steamboat

Date: 1930
Description: Group of people on board the steamboat "Byng I" sometime prior to 1930.
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Post Mistresss at Post Office

Date: 1917
Description: Elizabeth Lathrop, Post Mistress, stands with a dog and other people in front of the Post Office. There is a shoreline on the left.
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Walk to Lake from Coole Park Manor

Date: 1915
Description: Boardwalk bridge through the woods leading to Lake Superior from Coole Park Manor.
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The Pines

Date: 1918
Description: Exterior of "The Pines" at La Pointe on Madeline Island. The Pines was the the summer home of Thomas Culver, an Ashland resident.
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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

Date: 1910
Description: Lakeside view of Nebraska Row, showing Treaty Hall, La Pointe, Madeline Island.
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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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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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Cedarbark Lodge

Date: 1926
Description: A dilapidated Cedar Bark Lodge with no glass in the windows and an overgrown yard on Hermit Island.
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Labor Day at Bayfield

Date: 1912
Description: Boats and people at the Bayfield dock on Labor Day 1912. Boats include Thelma; Lusitania; which later became a U.S. Mail boat; Captain Angus'...
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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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Stahl Dog Team

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