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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: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

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...

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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: 1886 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, sold lots, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, industrial buildings, streets, and the St. Louis Bay.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of State Normal School.

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

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: 1873 

Description: This blueprint map shows water depths by soundings and isolines. To the top left is Duluth, Minnesota. To the bottom right is Superior City, Wisconsin. The...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: This 1914 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, Indian trails, schoo...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a dormitory at Wisconsin State Normal College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of an unidentified European American man with a moustache posed sitting. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat, vest, watch...

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Description: Cargill Elevators and Great Northern Yards.

Date: 1990 ca.

Description: This map shows the Minnesota Point, Wisconsin Point, Hog Island, Baker's Island, Connors Point, Blatnik Bridge, Superior Bay, Allouez Bay, the Nemadji Rive...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, formerly the A.A. Roth Memorial.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, land owners, local businesses, the St. Louis River, and bridges. The maps reads: "Incorporated 1917." The back of the map includes...

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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Description: Exterior view of the St. Joseph Orphanage with lion statues at the entrance.

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...

Photograph

Bong Memorial

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A view of the Bong Memorial, dedicated to the memory of World War II air ace Major Richard I. Bong. This P-38 is the type of plane he piloted when he shot...

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