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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...



Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A windmill built as a co-operative enterprise by area Finnish settlers about 1910 and now preserved as a tourist attraction. The windmill is located about...

Date: 1891 

Description: This map shows railroads, electric street railways, block numbers, docks, roads, parks, light houses, selected buildings, and sites for manufacturers. The...


Davidson Feed Mill

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Davidson feed mill near the Amnicon River.

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...


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: 1893-04 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front cover and Milk Bar flap from the menu at the Hotel Superior Badger Room, with the name of the hotel set against a circular backdrop and a three-quart...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, dock and harbor lines, and parks. The map includes population tables for 1880, 1890, 1900.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Automobiles parked outside the Poplar Tourist Court.

Date: 1935-02-14 

Description: Blueprint submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration from the Superior Milk Dealers Association. Features a drawing of the bottle and b...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a house built in about 1900.


Superior Refinery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the Superior Refinery, which operated under the name Murphy Oil Corporation at another time.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This pen and ink drawing with watercolor shows the course of the Black River from Rock Creek, near Greenwood in Clark County, Wisconsin, to its confluence...


View of Superior

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.

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.


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...

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...

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