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Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Illustrated view of Superior.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. It is referred to as the "lower falls" in the park. This 165-foot waterfall is recognized as the highest in the state...

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Description: A portrait of an elderly Native American man identified only as "the oldest Indian, Solon Springs, Wisconsin." This image is part of an exhibit about Nati...

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, docked at the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Ashton home, built in about 1853 or 1854.

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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: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Courthouse and U.S. Post Office.

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Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

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

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Brule Schoolhouse

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large white building with facade details and bell tower.

Date: 1932 

Description: This map of Superior shows many points of interests including camping, fair grounds, docs, tourist attractions, lakes, roads, and waterways.

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: 1957 ca.

Description: Clough Gates, publisher of the "Superior Telegram," cutting a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. Max Lavine stands in the middle background, and watching...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.

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Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. On the...

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Medicare Forum

Date: 1992-06 

Description: During the 1990s Congressman David R. Obey, a leading proponent of health care reform, held numerous forums on the subject in his northern Wisconsin distri...

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Women's Balcony

Date: 1977-02 

Description: A view of the women's balcony in the Hebrew Brotherhood Synagogue.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...

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View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

Date: 1934-08 

Description: Building at the Tri-State Fair, outside of which a white pine tree dying from white pine blister rust is displayed.

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