• Bay Theater in Ashland, WI

    On the corner of Vaughn Ave and West 2nd Street, or Main Street, is the Bay Theater. The original art deco canopy is visible across the front façade; it is red, white, and blue with stretches of neon…

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  • Leland Hotel, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a wooden two story building with lettering at the top that says "Leland Hotel." Men, women and children stand out front and on the second story balcony. In 1909 the Hotel Leland was l…

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  • Music Center in Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the three story Vaughn Block building, located at 415 West 2nd Street, showing the storefront awning for the Music Center. The Vaughn Building located at 415 West 2nd Street was built…

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  • Old Post Office, Ashland, WI

    View from Main Street West showing the building that was first used as the Ashland Post Office made of locally quarried brownstone. Three people are visible in the snowy foreground. Work began on this…

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  • American Legion, Ashland, WI

    View looking west down Second Street East in Ashland, WI. On the left is the American Legion Building followed by Roffers Chevrolet Sales Dealers with the Knight Hotel on the end of this block. On rig…

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  • 815 W Second Street, Ashland, WI

    View of the wooden building located at 815 West Second Street, Ashland, WI. Standing in front of the building on the wooden sidewalk are Claude Talaska, a barber and musician, on the left, Bert Olson…

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  • View of Old Post Office in Ashland, WI

    View looking east down Main Street West which shows the building first used as the Ashland Post Office on the left. A street car is visible on the road and utility poles line the street. Storefronts o…

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  • Sno-Wyte Bakery, Ashland, WI

    View looking across 2nd Street West and down the alley across the street. Sno-Wyte Bakery is visible on the right with an insurance and real estate office on the left. In the foreground is a Sherwin W…

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  • Shoe Shack, Ashland, WI

    View of the front façade of the three story brick Wilmarth No. 5 building, which houses the Shoe Shack, located at 408 West Second Street in Ashland, WI. Employing brick and brownstone trim, Lewis C.…

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  • Golden Glow Cafe, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of the Golden Glow Cafe with a car and motorcycle parked in front on West 2nd Street. The Golden Glow Cafe was started in 1954, but moved to 519 West 2nd Street by 1969 and is still in t…

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  • Tackle Box and Cremo Bakery, Ashland, WI

    View of the storefronts along 2nd Street including the Tackle Box and Cremo Bakery with cars parallel parked along the street in the foreground. These two stores were located in the Leihy Block buildi…

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  • W. Roberts Confectionary, Ashland, WI

    A woman, three men and a boy stand nearby or on the wooden sidewalk in front of a small wooden building with fruit and produce on display for sale. The sign on the building says “W. Roberts. Confectio…

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  • Cochran and Marshall General Hardware, Ashland, WI

    Exterior view of a three story wooden building with the lettering Cochran & Marshall. A man on a wagon with a horse are in the foreground, and the wagon says "General Hardware located at 708 W 2nd Str…

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  • Rexall Drug, Ashland, WI

    Woods Rx Drug, Inc. The Rexall Store located at 522 West 2nd Street, today Main Street West, was on the ground floor of the four story Masonic Temple building. Looking down the 500 West block on Main…

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  • Angvick fire, Ashland, WI

    Firefighters and spectators looking at the fire and smoke from the Angvick Furniture Company, Angvick's warehouse, and the Totem Bowl buildings as they burned. On June 3, 1967 the Angvick fire consume…

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  • Ashland Youth Center

    View of a parking lot and the left side of a three story brick building, the Youth Center, in Ashland, Wisconsin. Sign on the building says "Ashland Youth Center, American Legion Building."

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  • The Vogue, Ashland, WI

    View of the storefronts on the south side of the 500 block on 2nd Street West, or Main Street West today. Stores from left to right are The Vogue a women's clothing store, the Bardon Building housing…

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  • First Ashland County Courthouse

    Exterior of a two story wooden building with a cupola in the center of the front. Five men are standing by or sitting on the stairs to the front entrance. This building was used as the first Ashland C…

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  • Dhooge's Creamery, Ashland, Wisconsin

    One man stands and two men sit in front of Dhooge's Factory, a two story building that includes the words "Dhooge's Fancy Creamery Butter Factory" painted in large white letters on the front. A white…

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  • The Vogue and the Larson Agency, Ashland, WI

    View of the single story Art Deco front façade of the clothing store The Vogue on the left, and two story brick C.E. Carlson 1919 building housing The Larson Agency on the right. The Vogue, located at…

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