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Superior Harbor

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of harbor, with shipyards in the foreground and Superior in the background.

Date: 1933-09-21 

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

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Stamp for Wisconsin created during or after President Calvin Coolidge's 1928 summer visit to Wisconsin. President Coolidge spent the summer fishing on the...


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...


Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards concession building with an automobile parked in front near the porch. There is a Hamm's Beer sign hanging off the roof. Annotatio...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the harbor.

Date: 1893-06-30 

Description: This map shows selected industrial buildings, streets, railroads, docks, and beacons in West Duluth, Duluth, West Superior, and Superior, as well as the St...

Date: 1960 

Description: Rabbi Mayer Relles after performing a wedding.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Great Northern grain elevator.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Close-up view of the Military Road marker design, which honors the pioneers who established the first settlement in Superior.

Date: 1940 

Description: This ward map shows streets, the Nemadji River, and addition and division boundaries. Also included is a list of members of the Douglas County Board town,...

Date: 1962-04 

Description: An old growth Norway pine forest in the Brule River Valley.

The photograph is annotated by Ed [Mar?] Harrold: "Those are very nice norway. I am wondering...

Date: 1856-01 

Description: This map shows lots, lots appropriated for churches and schools, streets, parks, court house, and land to be appropriated for railroad depots. An inset map...

Date: 1892 

Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest by moonlight. Some trees show autumn color. There is a campfire on the shore with three Na...


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: 1898 

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior show lands that "will be for sale soon" in portions of Douglas County, Wisconsin and Saint Louis County, Minnesota. The map...


Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Arch: Carl Wirth, 1902, Carnegie bldg., cost $50,000." In the foregr...

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

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