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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.

Date: 1893-04 

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

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

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: 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...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1887 

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

Date: 1893-06-30 

Description: This map shows selected industrial buildings, streets, railroads, docks, and beacons in West Duluth, Duluth, West Superior, and Superior, as well as the St...

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

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: 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...

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...

Date: 1898 

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior show lands that "will be for sale soon" in portions of Douglas County, Wisconsin and Saint Louis County, Minnesota. The map...

Date: 1893 

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.

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...

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: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.

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: 1886 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, sold lots, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, industrial buildings, streets, and the St. Louis Bay.

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