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Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard of a wooden bridge over the Brule River flowing through the forest. A person is visible on the far side of the bridge. The text below re...
Description: A side altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home. Alarge angel statue is on the left with several saints as the central image.
Date: 1933 ca.
Description: View of a Vincent Roy storage building with a man standing to the right of the structure.
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: 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...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: This map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, published around the beginning of the 20th century shows the copper bearing formations in the county on a map that a...
Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...
Date: date unknown
Description: A man stands in front of huge blocks of ice at the American Shipbuilding Company. The ship War Otter is in the background.
Description: Customers sit at the bar in the Buckhorn Tavern.
Description: Exterior view of Workers' Hall.
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: 1909 ca.
Description: View of the Superior Hotel.
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...
Date: 1930 after
Description: View of bridge and Brule River monument. Placed where the Brule River is crossed by the Memorial Highway from Superior to Brule and Ashland (Highway 2).
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: Building at the Tri-State Fair, outside of which a white pine tree dying from white pine blister rust is displayed.
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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the harbor.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: This 1938 tourist map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, identifies game refuges, fishing locations, and other outdoor recreation opportunities in the county. A...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Large white building with facade details and bell tower.
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