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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...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.

Photograph

Roy Trading Post

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Roy trading post, built in about 1857.

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. On the...

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Description: Postcard view of Hotel Tarmo, a boarding house.

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...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, on Lake Superior.

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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...

Postcard

Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Date: 1934-08 

Description: Building at the Tri-State Fair, outside of which a white pine tree dying from white pine blister rust is displayed.

Photograph

McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Young Men's Christian Association building.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of State Normal School.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Customers standing in front of the Cooperative Marketing Store.

Date: 1892 

Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1951 

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

Date: 1889 

Description: This 1889 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, existing and proposed railroads...

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