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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...

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue. A furniture store is located on the left side of the street and a shoe store is visible in the distance on the right.

Date: 1919 

Description: Panoramic view of county buildings located at West 5th and Newton Avenues.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of State Normal School.

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.

Postcard

Superior Hotel

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the Superior Hotel.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1934 

Description: Exterior view of City Hall on 10th and Hammond Avenue.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a building on the State Normal School campus.

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

Nicollet House

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Collage of images featuring a view of the Nicollet House, a view down a main street, and portrait photographs of O.K. Hall, James Kane, and August Zachau.

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: 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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a dormitory at Wisconsin State Normal College.

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: 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: 1933 ca.

Description: View of a Vincent Roy storage building with a man standing to the right of the structure.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Superior Public Library.

Photograph

Arrowhead Bridge

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Arrowhead Bridge at the Duluth-Superior Harbor.

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