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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: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Date: 1893-04 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...

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: 1892 

Description: This 1892 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, trails, lakes and st...

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: 1891 

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

Photograph

Roosevelt Terrace

Date: 1890 after

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

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.

Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.

Date: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and railroad stations, mines, roads, railr...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map includes a location map showing major railroads and waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lake Superior, Bay of Superior, and Ba of Alloues are la...

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows the St. Louis Bay, Lake Superior, railroads, railroad yards, main roads, additions, and selected buildings in Superior and parts of the Town...

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: 1890 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Topographical map of the Brule River, with white print on blue paper. There is a portion of text on the map that reads "I hereby certify that the above map...

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