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Date: 1934-08 

Description: Building at the Tri-State Fair, outside of which a white pine tree dying from white pine blister rust is displayed.

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Photograph

Union Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.

Map or Atlas

Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots and roads. An inset map is included that shows towns, lakes, rivers, and railroads within portions of the Dakot...

Date: 1972 

Description: Before or after a Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Democrats softball game. Congressman David Obey holds up a concept rendering the future Richard I. Bong Memorial...

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue at 13th Street. A furniture store and a hotel are visible along the left side of the street.

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: 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...

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Tower Avenue.

Date: 1907 

Description: This map of Superior and the vicinity shows selected company properties, railroads, and roads in a portion of Douglas County. The map reads: "Copyrighted 1...

Date: 1947-08 

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

Postcard

Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Photograph

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Sp...

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue. A furniture store is located on the left side of the street and a shoe store is visible in the distance on the right.

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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: 1961 

Description: View taken from below of the Interstate Highway I-535 bridge during construction.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows blocks, industrial buildings, and railroads in portions of Duluth and Superior, as well as harbor lines, areas improved, and proposed improv...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior was issued by the Duluth Street Railway Company and shows street railway routes in the cities, as well as lakes, bays, harb...

Photograph

McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

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