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Date: 1953 

Description: This is a detailed map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, showing townships and township borders, numbered wards, roadways, and bodies of water. There are annot...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Bradshaw home, erected in about 1927 by Peter E. and John W. Bradshaw as a general store.


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: 1914 ca.

Description: This 1914 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, Indian trails, schoo...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, sold lots, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, industrial buildings, streets, and the St. Louis Bay.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota on opposite shore of Lake Superior.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up studio portrait of Lottie Porter, wife of Frank Long, sitting in a chair. Her head is turned to the right in profile. She wears a high-collared wh...


Description: Letterhead of the Webster Manufacturing Company, with an elevated view of the company complex on the left, and a single rocking chair on the right.


The Freighter Magna

Date:  date unknown

Description: The freighter "Magna" in shipyard's icy waters with three tugboats in the foreground.

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...


Description: Interior view of the chapel in St. Joseph Orphan Home.

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. Scene...


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...

Date: 1922 

Description: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey soil map of Wisconsin supplemented by promotional materials about the County's prospects, schools and agric...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Sp...

Map or Atlas

Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots and roads. An inset map is included that shows towns, lakes, rivers, and railroads within portions of the Dakot...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: This map shows rivers, lakes, communities, woods, fishing locations, and vacation destinations. The back of the map includes text about agricultural, sceni...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women posed sidesaddle on two horses on a dirt path with a wooden board fence behind them. In the foreground is a colt. In the background are a field a...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This colorful map shows additions, railroads, docks, streets, established dock lines, marshes, and proposed belt line railroad. The map covers west and sou...


Oat Harvest

Date: 1929-09 

Description: Harvested bundles of oats in a field on the Dean farm.

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