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Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State College.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Little Manitou Falls on the Black River. Referred to as the "upper falls" in the park. This waterfall has a drop of some thirty feet. The park was named fo...
Description: This map shows selected industrial buildings, streets, railroads, docks, and beacons in West Duluth, Duluth, West Superior, and Superior, as well as the St...
Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...
Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...
Description: An early view of the Richard Ira Bong Memorial - a P-38, although not a plane that Bong himself flew. The plane was acquired from the Air Force by the loca...
Description: This map, taken from the 1911 Map of Wisconsin showing geology and roads by Hotchkiss and Thwaites, shows the northwest portion of Douglas County, Wisconsi...
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Clough Gates, publisher of the "Superior Telegram," cutting a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. Max Lavine stands in the middle background, and watching...
Description: This map shows streets, industrial buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes, bays, and rivers in portions of Duluth and Superior. Relief is sh...
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Sp...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of Superior.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Shows roads, railroads, street railways, abandoned logging railroads, rural mail routes, platted land, state forest reserves, and parts of Burnett County,...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of State Normal School.
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Several piles of logs along a logging road waiting for truck pick up.
Description: Dedication ceremony for the dam on the St. Croix River that is now part of the Gordon Dam County Park. Construction on this dam was begun as a WPA project...
Description: Letterhead for Moulton, Moran & Co. The logo shows North America and depicts Superior as the center of a hub with spokes going to Russia, to China and Japa...
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