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Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

Photograph

Nicollet House

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.

Date: 1890 ca.

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."

Date: 1856-01 

Description: This map shows lots, lots appropriated for churches and schools, streets, parks, court house, and land to be appropriated for railroad depots. An inset map...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, railroads, docks, city wards, and the state line. Relief is shown by hachures. Below the title reads: "Bedford...

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...

Date: 1861 after

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, piers, streets, monuments, and township section corners. Included is a note on the width of avenues, piers, slips, al...

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...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

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: 1887 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.

Date: 1887 ca.

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

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

Date: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

Photograph

Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

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...

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