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Date: 1909 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior was issued by the Duluth Street Railway Company and shows street railway routes in the cities, as well as lakes, bays, harb...

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...


The Lower Falls

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Lower Falls on the Brule River flowing through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A one-story building is situated amongst young evergreens and surrounded by stone walls containing river raceways for spawning fish. A group of people are...

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: This World War I era map fragment depicting the western portion of Douglas County, Wisconsin, includes manuscript annotations and stickers pasted onto the...

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.


Davidson Feed Mill

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Davidson feed mill near the Amnicon River.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, on Lake Superior.


Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards a concession building on the left and a parked truck on the right. Caption on back reads: "Concession building is at the left. The...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Museum.


We Like Ike

Date: 1952-11 

Description: John Lavine (left), Nancy Jane Nelson, Virginia Rafshol, and Gary Berger indicate their support for the presidential candidacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower. As...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran," "Northwest," and "Northland."

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...

Date: 1907-11-26 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....

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: 1901 

Description: This map shows streets, industrial buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes, bays, and rivers in portions of Duluth and Superior. Relief is sh...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

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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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