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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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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...

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View of Superior

Date: 1856 

Description: View of the city of Superior.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A man sits in an International model "G" truck that has wood furniture and crates filling the bed. The building behind has signs advertising for a laundry...

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: 1891 

Description: Photograph of a painting by May Conniff Frost showing the tugboat Record of the Inman Line pulling a lake schooner through rough waters into Superio...

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Union Depot

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Union Depot.

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: 1961 

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

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Duluth-Superior Bridge, officially named in honor of Richard I. Bong, World War II's Ace of Aces, who hailed from nearby Poplar, Wiscons...

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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...

Date: 1932 

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

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...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of a hiking trail winding through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. Along t...

Date: 1922 

Description: Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin in his first plane, a Canadian-built Curtiss (Canuck) purchased in 1922. Shortly after making this purchase, Roy and his br...

Date: 1883 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior, county seat of Douglas County, on the shores of Lake Superior, with insets of points of interest.

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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Trout Fishing

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Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.

Date: 1997 

Description: The steel and reinforced concrete grain elevator built by the Great Northern Railroad at Superior about 1900. This contemporary photograph was taken to acc...

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