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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: 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: 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.

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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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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...

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Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards concession building with an automobile parked in front near the porch. There is a Hamm's Beer sign hanging off the roof. Annotatio...

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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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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: 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.

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

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Brule Schoolhouse

Date: 1937 ca.

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

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Davidson Feed Mill

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Davidson feed mill near the Amnicon River.

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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City Hall

Date: 1934 

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

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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: 1911 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior shows street car routes, railroads, ferries, some points of interest, and light houses. The bottom left of the map reads: "...

Date: 1930 ca.

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

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the remnents of the Minnesota Point Lighthouse.

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