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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...

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

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...

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: 1928 

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...

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....

Photograph

Bong on Leave

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...

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...

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: 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: 1914 

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: 1892 

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.

Date: 1937-07-06 

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...

Date: 1890 

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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