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Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of the freight steamer "Cornucopia" loading hides at the Hammond Brothers warehouse, with Lawrence University buildings on the hill...

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Learn how artifacts are conserved after they have been excavated from their underwater resting places

Date: 1948-05-15 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with an illustration of "A Repast About 100 B.C.," with men and a woman gathe...

Photograph

Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Front and back of one-page menu from the Scandia Restaurant, with a whimsical cartoon map rendering by Hakon Mielche of the Scandinavian countries and the...

Date: 1947 

Description: Original caption reads: "International motor trucks of Gatti-Hallicrafters Expedition being loaded into hold of S.S. "African Pilgrim" prior to voyage to M...

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Description: Letterhead of the Milwaukee Willow Works, a manufacturer of children's carriages, willow ware, and toys, with a three-quarter view of the company building,...

Date: 1948-05-13 before

Description: Dinner menu from the Holland-America Line ship R.M.S. Nieuw Amsterdam, with "A Repast About 1830," with men, women, and a child gathered around a ta...

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Washburn on Lake Superior. There is an inset of Washburn, Chequamagon and the Apostle Islands.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Composite photograph in the "Tall Tale" style. An enormous bovine stands on the front deck of the Pere Marquette 21, a steamer. On the right, on the...

Photograph

Storm Snapshots

Date: 1917 

Description: A page of snapshots showing scenes at sea during a storm. Part of a scrapbook of photographs from Stevenson's service in World War I.

Date: 1949 

Description: Freighter from New Orleans in port at Habana [Havana?]. The ship flys the Cuban flag. Another ship is in the background on the left. The ship transported...

Date: 1947 

Description: Original caption reads: "International motor trucks of Gatti-Hallicrafters Expedition being loaded into hold of S.S. "African Pilgrim" prior to voyage to M...

Date: 1896 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Washburn, with twenty vignettes around side, water in foreground with docks and lumber corral. Thirty-three locations identified in key...

Date: 1917 

Description: Root Commission members seated aboard the deck of the Buffalo.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Lake Michigan freighter with smoke billowing from smoke stack. Photograph taken from bow looking back toward stern.

Date: 1913-09-07 before

Description: One-page menu printed on a wide silk ribbon to commemorate the victory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812,...

Photograph

Man on Deck of Ship

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: A man stands on the deck of a large ship as it travels the Hudson River. Other passengers sit on benches in the background.

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