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Description: A portrait of an elderly Native American man identified only as "the oldest Indian, Solon Springs, Wisconsin." This image is part of an exhibit about Nati...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, and some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The map probably came from a C...

Date: 1898 

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior show lands that "will be for sale soon" in portions of Douglas County, Wisconsin and Saint Louis County, Minnesota. The map...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran", "Northwest", and "Northland".

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Description: White Feather, an elderly Chippewa (Ojibwa) man said to be 129-years-old. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderb...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. It is referred to as the "lower falls" in the park. This 165-foot waterfall is recognized as the highest in the state...

Date: 1907 

Description: This map of Superior and the vicinity shows selected company properties, railroads, and roads in a portion of Douglas County. The map reads: "Copyrighted 1...

Date: 1891 

Description: This map shows railroads, electric street railways, block numbers, docks, roads, parks, light houses, selected buildings, and sites for manufacturers. The...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Inscription of Brule River monument. Placed where the Brule River is crossed by the Memorial Highway from Superior to Brule and Ashland (Highway 2).

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the remnents of the Minnesota Point Lighthouse.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State College.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior was issued by the Duluth Street Railway Company and shows street railway routes in the cities, as well as lakes, bays, harb...

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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...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This colorful map shows additions, railroads, docks, streets, established dock lines, marshes, and proposed belt line railroad. The map covers west and sou...

Date: 1907-11-26 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....

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Description: Front cover and Milk Bar flap from the menu at the Hotel Superior Badger Room, with the name of the hotel set against a circular backdrop and a three-quart...

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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...

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Description: Label for Northern Pale brewed by Northern Brewing Company. The label depicts a lake scene with evergreen trees in the background and the round Northern Be...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a house built around 1855 which served as a hardware store and a home.

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