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Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

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: 1885 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of Superior.

Date: 1862-08-28 

Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...

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: 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...

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: 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...

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: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...

Photograph

Red Currant Garden

Date: 1895-09-07 

Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.

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...

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.

Photograph

Roosevelt Terrace

Date: 1890 after

Description: Exterior view from across street of Roosevelt Terrace apartments.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

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