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Date: 1905 

Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...

Date: 1896 

Description: This 1896 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, the towns of Superior, Brule, Gordon, and Nebagamain, sections, cities and v...

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Home in Winter

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor view across snow-covered yard towards a woman and child posing while sitting on the porch of a two-story house surrounded by snow-covered trees and...

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Davidson Feed Mill

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Davidson feed mill near the Amnicon River.

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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: 1938 ca.

Description: This 1938 tourist map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, identifies game refuges, fishing locations, and other outdoor recreation opportunities in the county. A...

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Bong on Leave

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...

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River Fishing

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Description: View across water towards an elderly man standing calf-deep in the Bois Brule River holding fly rod.

Date: 1933-09-21 

Description: Employees of Anderson & Sons, a Minneapolis construction company, surfacing and curing USH 53 in Douglas County.

Date: 1889 

Description: This 1889 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, existing and proposed railroads...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows county system of roads which are surfaced, well graded, common, or unimproved, town roads, state trunk highways, town and village boundaries, schools...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the remnents of the Minnesota Point Lighthouse.

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Description: White Feather, an elderly Chippewa (Ojibwa) man said to be 129-years-old. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderb...

Date: 1951 

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

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Bong P-38 Memorial

Date: 1950 

Description: An early view of the Richard Ira Bong Memorial - a P-38, although not a plane that Bong himself flew. The plane was acquired from the Air Force by the loca...

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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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Trout Fishing

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Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.

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

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of West Superior and Superior, with insets of Wright Farm and First Building in Superior.

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