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Date: 1947-07 

Description: Wentworth Farmers' Cooperative Association store organized in 1919 by a group of Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish farmers.

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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...

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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: 1937 

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

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Aerial bridge and harbor, with a large boat passing underneath. A lampost and a lighthouse are on the left of the image.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A man sits in an International model "G" truck that has wood furniture and crates filling the bed. The building behind has signs advertising for a laundry...

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: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Arch: Carl Wirth, 1902, Carnegie bldg., cost $50,000." In the foregr...

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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: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a barn, built between about 1875 and 1876.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Museum.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. One doorway frames a woman (librarian?) working at an eight-sided librarian's desk. A picture of Andrew Carne...

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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The Russell Block

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Russell Block, 1606-1608 Tower Avenue. The 1899 City Directory makes the first mention of New York Furriers, Simmons and Malik, proprietors. New York F...

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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and Milk Bar flap from the menu at the Hotel Superior Badger Room, with the name of the hotel set against a circular backdrop and a three-quart...

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