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Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Aerial bridge and harbor, with a large boat passing underneath. A lampost and a lighthouse are on the left of the image.

Date: 1905 

Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Courthouse.


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: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.


Nemadji River

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Nemadji River at the foot of 2nd Avenue and Robertson Avenue.

Date: 1972 

Description: Before or after a Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Democrats softball game. Congressman David Obey holds up a concept rendering the future Richard I. Bong Memorial...


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: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.

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:  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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a house built around 1855 which served as a hardware store and a home.


Rabbi Alex Hyatt

Date: 1977-02 

Description: Rabbi Alex Hyatt stands in front of framed photographs displayed on the wall.


Roy Trading Post

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Roy trading post, built in about 1857.

Date: 1953 

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

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...


Davidson Windmill

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: A windmill with eight vanes stands along an unpaved road. The mill was built by Jacob Davidson in 1904 to grind flour and livestock feed. Davidson hand-hew...

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...


Suomi Synod Church

Date: 1947-07 

Description: Exterior view of Suomi Synod Church. A farm is visible in the distance.

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