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Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
Description: A garden of red currant bushes, owned by Jas. S. Ritchie, are featured on his fruit farm.
Description: View of the city of Superior.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Clough Gates, publisher of the "Superior Telegram," cutting a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. Max Lavine stands in the middle background, and watching...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Collage of images featuring a view of the Nicollet House, a view down a main street, and portrait photographs of O.K. Hall, James Kane, and August Zachau.
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Walter (Fritz) Mondale and David Obey have a conversation at the Better Way Club.
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.
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: 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...
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: 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.
Description: Wentworth Farmers' Cooperative Association store organized in 1919 by a group of Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish farmers.
Description: Copy photograph of an oval-framed studio portrait of an unidentified European American man. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat and bow tie.
Description: View over parked cars towards the Superior Refinery, which did business as Murphy Oil Corporation at another time. The oil refinery was located at Stinson...
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...
Description: Rabbi Mayer Relles after performing a wedding at Superior Hebrew Congregation.
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...
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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