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Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a dormitory at Wisconsin State Normal College.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: "Mexican Room" at the Bellwood. The room has many chairs, tables and lamps, and a brick fireplace is on the left. Three plants in a holder stand in front o...

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...

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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...

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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: 1922 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey soil map of Wisconsin supplemented by promotional materials about the County's prospects, schools and agric...

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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Description: Letterhead of the Webster Manufacturing Company, with an elevated view of the company complex on the left, and a single rocking chair on the right.

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 Schoolhouse

Date: 1937 ca.

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

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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.

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

Date: 1937 

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

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Davidson Windmill

Date: 1971 

Description: View of a white and green windmill with eight blades is surrounded by a small fence in a rural area. Trees are in the far background.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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...

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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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