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Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Little Manitou Falls on the Black River. Referred to as the "upper falls" in the park. This waterfall has a drop of some thirty feet. The park was named fo...
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...
Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Spirit."
Reference Number: 17663
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...
Reference Number: 17664
Reference Number: 17622
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...
Historic Name: ROTH BROTHERS BUILDING
Reference Number: 17817
Reference Number: 17675
Reference Number: 17790
Historic Name: PERRY J EKSTRAND HOUSE (CITY DIRECTORY)
Reference Number: 17630
Historic Name: CARLTON BUILDING (NAMESTONE)
Reference Number: 17818
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Young Men's Christian Association building.
Historic Name: CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Reference Number: 17540
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.
Reference Number: 17658
Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...
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...
Historic Name: FIRE HALL #2
Reference Number: 17665
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