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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. It is referred to as the "lower falls" in the park. This 165-foot waterfall is recognized as the highest in the state...

Photograph

Red Currant Garden

Date: 1895-09-07 

Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Great Northern grain elevator.

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1889.

Photograph

Roosevelt Terrace

Date: 1890 after

Description: Exterior view from across street of Roosevelt Terrace apartments.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This colorful map shows additions, railroads, docks, streets, established dock lines, marshes, and proposed belt line railroad. The map covers west and sou...

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Date: 1937 

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

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, on Lake Superior.

Date: 1862-08-28 

Description: A Commissioner's Notice of the draft, beginning on the first of September. On the first two days, claims of exemption from military service were to be hear...

Postcard

Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: The Duluth-Superior Bridge, officially named in honor of Richard I. Bong, World War II's Ace of Aces, who hailed from nearby Poplar, Wisconsin. The bridge,...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the A.W. Kunert Tin Shop.

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Description: Letterhead of the City of Superior, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of City Hall, printed in blue-green ink, with additional text in brown ink, by Typ...

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Description: View of cars parked in the parking lot at Pattison State Park, near the entry gate and sign, which reads: "Pattison State Park, Manitou Falls — Height 165...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, waterways, railroads, and company ownership of docks.

Date: 1894 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, railroads, street car tracks, sewers, water mains, gas mains, paved streets, land owned by the Land & River Improveme...

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."
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