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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...

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Photograph

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...

Date: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

Date: 1800 after

Description: This pen and ink drawing with watercolor shows the course of the Black River from Rock Creek, near Greenwood in Clark County, Wisconsin, to its confluence...

Date: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...

Date: 1947-08 

Description: Exterior view of the Tyomies Publishing Company building. The 6th Street Cafe is visible next door.

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue at 13th Street. A furniture store and a hotel are visible along the left side of the street.

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...

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. One doorway frames a woman (librarian?) working at an eight-sided librarian's desk. A picture of Andrew Carne...

Photograph

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: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

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Description: A side altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home. Alarge angel statue is on the left with several saints as the central image.

Date: 1909 

Description: This map shows Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin, and portions of Saint Louis County, Minnesota and Douglas County, Wisconsin. Water depth is shown...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Butler home.

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...

Date: 1932 

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

Photograph

Windmill

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A windmill built as a co-operative enterprise by area Finnish settlers about 1910 and now preserved as a tourist attraction. The windmill is located about...

Postcard

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...

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