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Description: View down sidewalk towards the exterior of the Hebrew Brotherhood Synagogue.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.
Description: A side room in the synagogue, with a bench and a chair in the foreground, and a cabinet with glass windows against the wall in the background.
Description: This map shows blocks, industrial buildings, and railroads in portions of Duluth and Superior, as well as harbor lines, areas improved, and proposed improv...
Description: Exterior view of the Tyomies Publishing Company building. The 6th Street Cafe is visible next door.
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...
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 ca.
Description: View of the Barry Room, containing Sioux Indian relics, at the Douglas County Historical Museum.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Tower Avenue.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Inscription of Brule River monument. Placed where the Brule River is crossed by the Memorial Highway from Superior to Brule and Ashland (Highway 2).
Description: Shows portage trail, monuments, and hydrography in part of Solon Springs township, Douglas County, Wis. "All sections are in T45N, R11W."
Description: Colorized image of the frame of a large boat being built at the shipyards in Superior.
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.
Description: View of a house built around 1855 which served as a hardware store and a home.
Description: View across field towards the Superior Refinery, which operated under the name Murphy Oil Corporation at another time.
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."
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: 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...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.
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...
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