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Map or Atlas

Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots and roads. An inset map is included that shows towns, lakes, rivers, and railroads within portions of the Dakot...

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Duluth-Superior Bridge, officially named in honor of Richard I. Bong, World War II's Ace of Aces, who hailed from nearby Poplar, Wiscons...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Close-up view of the Military Road marker design, which honors the pioneers who established the first settlement in Superior.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Aerial bridge and harbor, with a large boat passing underneath. A lampost and a lighthouse are on the left of the image.

Date: 1887 ca.

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

Date: 1905 

Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...

Photograph

Superior Depot

Date: 1939-09-10 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the Central Avenue depot and the railroad crossing.

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: 1887 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.

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...

Photograph

Roosevelt Terrace

Date: 1890 after

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

Date: 1997 

Description: The steel and reinforced concrete grain elevator built by the Great Northern Railroad at Superior about 1900. This contemporary photograph was taken to acc...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a house built in about 1900.

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: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.

Date: 1961 

Description: Aerial view of the Duluth-Superior bridge.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota on opposite shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Ashton home, built in about 1853 or 1854.

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...

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