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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: 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.

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1934 

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

Date:  

Description: View across water towards a cargo ship at dock in front of large grain elevators.

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...

Photograph

Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards a concession building on the left and a parked truck on the right. Caption on back reads: "Concession building is at the left. The...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of a hiking trail winding through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. Along t...

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: 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.

Photograph

Arrowhead Bridge

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1933-09-21 

Description: Employees of Anderson & Sons, a Minneapolis construction company, surfacing and curing USH 53 in Douglas County.

Photograph

The Freighter Magna

Date:  date unknown

Description: The freighter "Magna" in shipyard's icy waters with three tugboats in the foreground.

Photograph

Ore Dock

Date: 1971-08 

Description: Aerial view of an ore dock next to Hog Island. The town is in the distance. In the far background are the white storage buildings of the oil refinery.

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: 1898 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, and some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The map probably came from a C...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran," "Northwest," and "Northland."

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