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Date: 1911 

Description: This map, taken from the 1911 Map of Wisconsin showing geology and roads by Hotchkiss and Thwaites, shows the northwest portion of Douglas County, Wisconsi...

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: 1928 ca.

Description: Stamp for Wisconsin created during or after President Calvin Coolidge's 1928 summer visit to Wisconsin. President Coolidge spent the summer fishing on the...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, communities, woods, fishing locations, and vacation destinations. The back of the map includes text about agricultural, sceni...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cedar Island on Brule River, a nationally known speckle trout stream. The island has native towering white pine and bubbling clear springs. These are some...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This 1914 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, Indian trails, schoo...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, sold lots, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, industrial buildings, streets, and the St. Louis Bay.

Photograph

Building a Big Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized image of the frame of a large boat being built at the shipyards in Superior.

Date: 1953 

Description: This is a detailed map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, showing townships and township borders, numbered wards, roadways, and bodies of water. There are annot...

Date: 1861 after

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, piers, streets, monuments, and township section corners. Included is a note on the width of avenues, piers, slips, al...

Date: 1928 

Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the President's Dining Lodge on the Brule River surrounded by trees. A bridge can be seen on the left. The text below reads "Pr...

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Spirit."

Photograph

Brule River Park

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Brule River in northern Wisconsin, flowing between a road and landscaped stone wall under a bridge and pedestrian walkway.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Northern Pale brewed by Northern Brewing Company. The label depicts a lake scene with evergreen trees in the background and the round Northern Be...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

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...

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