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Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. "The New Steel Center."

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota on opposite shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows blocks, industrial buildings, and railroads in portions of Duluth and Superior, as well as harbor lines, areas improved, and proposed improv...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Automobiles parked outside the Poplar Tourist Court.

Photograph

The Russell Block

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Russell Block, 1606-1608 Tower Avenue. The 1899 City Directory makes the first mention of New York Furriers, Simmons and Malik, proprietors. New York F...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the Superior State Teachers' College.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue at 13th Street. A furniture store and a hotel are visible along the left side of the street.

Date: 1972 

Description: Before or after a Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Democrats softball game. Congressman David Obey holds up a concept rendering the future Richard I. Bong Memorial...

Date: 1901 

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...

Date: 1940 

Description: This ward map shows streets, the Nemadji River, and addition and division boundaries. Also included is a list of members of the Douglas County Board town,...

Photograph

We Like Ike

Date: 1952-11 

Description: John Lavine (left), Nancy Jane Nelson, Virginia Rafshol, and Gary Berger indicate their support for the presidential candidacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower. As...

Photograph

Davidson Windmill

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A windmill with eight vanes stands along an unpaved road. The mill was built by Jacob Davidson in 1904 to grind flour and livestock feed. Davidson hand-hew...

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1889.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Tower Avenue.

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. One doorway frames a woman (librarian?) working at an eight-sided librarian's desk. A picture of Andrew Carne...

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