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Date: 1859 ca.
Description: From Holzlhuber's journal:
"Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...
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...
Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...
Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...
Description: This map, taken from the 1911 Map of Wisconsin showing geology and roads by Hotchkiss and Thwaites, shows the northwest portion of Douglas County, Wisconsi...
Description: This map shows streets, industrial buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes, bays, and rivers in portions of Duluth and Superior. Relief is sh...
Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Shows roads, railroads, street railways, abandoned logging railroads, rural mail routes, platted land, state forest reserves, and parts of Burnett County,...
Date: 1960 ca.
Description: Several piles of logs along a logging road waiting for truck pick up.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Shows county system of roads which are surfaced, well graded, common, or unimproved, town roads, state trunk highways, town and village boundaries, schools...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the Great Northern grain elevator.
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: 1933 ca.
Description: View of a Vincent Roy storage building with a man standing to the right of the structure.
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: 1928 ca.
Description: Stamp for Wisconsin created during or after President Calvin Coolidge's 1928 summer visit to Wisconsin. President Coolidge spent the summer fishing on the...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. "The New Steel Center."
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: This map shows streets, railroads, dock and harbor lines, and parks. The map includes population tables for 1880, 1890, 1900.
Description: Exterior view of the Tyomies Publishing Company building. The 6th Street Cafe is visible next door.
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