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Date: 1960 ca.

Description: View of a stockade and blockhouse replica built on the site of the original stockade erected in 1862 during a small Sioux Indian uprising in nearby Minneso...

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the Superior State Teachers' College.

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.


Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.

Date: 1907-11-26 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....


Description: White Feather, an elderly Chippewa (Ojibwa) man said to be 129-years-old. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderb...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black and white postcard of the President's Dining Lodge on the Brule River surrounded by trees. A bridge can be seen on the left. The text below reads "Pr...


Description: Postcard view of Hotel Tarmo, a boarding house.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of State Normal School.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest by moonlight. Some trees show autumn color. There is a campfire on the shore with three Na...


View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

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,...


Superior Depot

Date: 1939-09-10 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the Central Avenue depot and the railroad crossing.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

Date: 1947-08 

Description: Exterior view of Workers' Hall.


Trout Fishing


Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.

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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota on opposite shore of Lake Superior.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a building on the State Normal School campus.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Barry Room, containing Sioux Indian relics, at the Douglas County Historical Museum.

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