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Description: Exterior view of the St. Joseph Orphanage with lion statues at the entrance.

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Description: Interior view of the chapel in St. Joseph Orphan Home.

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Davidson Windmill

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A windmill with eight vanes stands along an unpaved road. The mill was built by Jacob Davidson in 1904 to grind flour and livestock feed. Davidson hand-hew...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of a corner of the pioneer kitchen at the Douglas County Historical Museum.

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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.

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Brule Schoolhouse

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large white building with facade details and bell tower.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Barry Room, containing Sioux Indian relics, at the Douglas County Historical Museum.

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Description: Postcard view of Hotel Tarmo, a boarding house.

Date: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Superior Public Library.

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Description: Side altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home. A large angel statue is on the right and a statue of the Virgin Mary is central.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, formerly the A.A. Roth Memorial.

Date: 1947-08 

Description: Exterior view of Workers' Hall.

Date: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Courthouse and U.S. Post Office.

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.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A one-story building is situated amongst young evergreens and surrounded by stone walls containing river raceways for spawning fish. A group of people are...

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Davidson Feed Mill

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Davidson feed mill near the Amnicon River.

Date: 1891 

Description: Photograph of a painting by May Conniff Frost showing the tugboat Record of the Inman Line pulling a lake schooner through rough waters into Superio...

Date: 1947-08 

Description: Exterior view of the Tyomies Publishing Company building. The 6th Street Cafe is visible next door.

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