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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 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: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view with docks in the foreground.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows blocks, industrial buildings, and railroads in portions of Duluth and Superior, as well as harbor lines, areas improved, and proposed improv...

Date: 1947-08 

Description: Exterior view of Workers' Hall.

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: 1856 ca.

Description: This map includes a location map showing major railroads and waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lake Superior, Bay of Superior, and Ba of Alloues are la...


View of Superior

Date: 1889 ca.

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


Description: View of cars parked in the parking lot at Pattison State Park, near the entry gate and sign, which reads: "Pattison State Park, Manitou Falls — Height 165...

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...


McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

Description: Whaleback steamer in the shipyards of the American Steel Barge Company.

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: 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: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the harbor.


Trout Fishing


Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.

Date: 1891 

Description: Photograph of a painting by May Conniff Frost showing the tugboat Record of the Inman Line pulling a lake schooner through rough waters into Superio...

Date: 1922 

Description: Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin in his first plane, a Canadian-built Curtiss (Canuck) purchased in 1922. Shortly after making this purchase, Roy and his br...

Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, waterways, railroads, and company ownership of docks.


Description: The main altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Several men are working with logs and equipment in Brule River State Forest.

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