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Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of a lighthouse.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Several piles of logs along a logging road waiting for truck pick up.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Inscription of Brule River monument. Placed where the Brule River is crossed by the Memorial Highway from Superior to Brule and Ashland (Highway 2).

Date: 1961 

Description: View taken from below of the Interstate Highway I-535 bridge during construction.

Date: 1890 

Description: Letterhead for Moulton, Moran & Co. The logo shows North America and depicts Superior as the center of a hub with spokes going to Russia, to China and Japa...


Rabbi Alex Hyatt

Date: 1977-02 

Description: Rabbi Alex Hyatt stands in front of framed photographs displayed on the wall.


McDougall Whaleback

Date: 1892 

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

Date: 1937 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Northern Pale brewed by Northern Brewing Company. The label depicts a lake scene with evergreen trees in the background and the round Northern Be...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Young Men's Christian Association building.

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1909 

Description: This map shows Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin, and portions of Saint Louis County, Minnesota and Douglas County, Wisconsin. Water depth is shown...


Tower Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Tower Avenue.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Tall trees in a snowy forest on a sunny day.

Date: 1972 

Description: Before or after a Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Democrats softball game. Congressman David Obey holds up a concept rendering the future Richard I. Bong Memorial...


Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Date: 1951 

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a barn, built between about 1875 and 1876.

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