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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: 1918 ca.

Description: This World War I era map fragment depicting the western portion of Douglas County, Wisconsin, includes manuscript annotations and stickers pasted onto the...

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: 1966 

Description: This blue line print shows existing and proposed streets, docks, company-owned land, railroads and railroad yards, parks, and municipal airport.

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows county system of roads which are surfaced, well graded, common, or unimproved, town roads, state trunk highways, town and village boundaries, schools...

Date: 1891 

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

Date: 1909 

Description: This map shows Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin, and portions of Saint Louis County, Minnesota and Douglas County, Wisconsin. Water depth is shown...

Date: 1940 

Description: This ward map shows streets, the Nemadji River, and addition and division boundaries. Also included is a list of members of the Douglas County Board town,...

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...

Postcard

Superior Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of harbor, with shipyards in the foreground and Superior in the background.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Superior Public Library.

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: 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...

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. In the room are reading tables and bookshelves along the wall. Several doors lead to other rooms, and there i...

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