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Photograph

Building a Big Boat

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Description: Colorized image of the frame of a large boat being built at the shipyards in Superior.

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

Date: 1911 

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: 1893-06-30 

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...

Date: 1922 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey soil map of Wisconsin supplemented by promotional materials about the County's prospects, schools and agric...

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

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Description: A side altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home. Alarge angel statue is on the left with several saints as the central image.

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, waterways, railroads, and company ownership of docks.

Photograph

Bong P-38 Memorial

Date: 1950 

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...

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Description: The main altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of Superior.

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Description: Cargill Elevators and Great Northern Yards.

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a house built in about 1900.

Date: 1919 

Description: "Map showing the main travelled State and Federal Highways upon which the County Board proposes to expend $1,200,000 for permanent improvements, if you wil...

Date: 1932 

Description: This map of Superior shows many points of interests including camping, fair grounds, docs, tourist attractions, lakes, roads, and waterways.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, formerly the A.A. Roth Memorial.

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