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Date: 1901 

Description: This map shows streets, industrial buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes, bays, and rivers in portions of Duluth and Superior. Relief is sh...

Date: 1928 

Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...

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: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and railroad stations, mines, roads, railr...

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.

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.

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Description: Side altar in the chapel at St. Joseph Orphan Home. A large angel statue is on the right and a statue of the Virgin Mary is central.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.

Date: 1977-02 

Description: View down sidewalk towards the exterior of the Hebrew Brotherhood Synagogue.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior was issued by the Duluth Street Railway Company and shows street railway routes in the cities, as well as lakes, bays, harb...

Date: 1919 

Description: "Map showing the main travelled State and Federal Highways upon which the County Board proposes to expend $1,200,000 for permanent improvements, if you wil...

Photograph

Two Girls in a Boat

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.

Photograph

Superior Refinery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the Superior Refinery, which operated under the name Murphy Oil Corporation at another time.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Little Manitou Falls on the Black River. Referred to as the "upper falls" in the park. This waterfall has a drop of some thirty feet. The park was named fo...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Great Northern grain elevator.

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...

Photograph

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: 1960 ca.

Description: View of a stockade and blockhouse replica built on the site of the original stockade erected in 1862 during a small Sioux Indian uprising in nearby Minneso...

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