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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: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of a hiking trail winding through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park, Wisconsin. Along t...

Date: 1961 

Description: Aerial view of the Duluth-Superior bridge.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the A.W. Kunert Tin Shop.

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We Like Ike

Date: 1952-11 

Description: John Lavine (left), Nancy Jane Nelson, Virginia Rafshol, and Gary Berger indicate their support for the presidential candidacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower. As...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Barry Room, containing Sioux Indian relics, at the Douglas County Historical Museum.

Photograph

Building a Big Boat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized image of the frame of a large boat being built at the shipyards in Superior.

Date: 1890 

Description: This map of Superior shows city wards, bays, docks, some businesses and points of interest. Relief is shown by hachures. The back of the map features a typ...

Date: 1947-07 

Description: Wentworth Farmers' Cooperative Association store organized in 1919 by a group of Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish farmers.

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. In the room are reading tables and bookshelves along the wall. Several doors lead to other rooms, and there i...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Label for Northern Pale brewed by Northern Brewing Company. The label depicts a lake scene with evergreen trees in the background and the round Northern Be...

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Description: White Feather, an elderly Chippewa (Ojibwa) man said to be 129-years-old. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderb...

Photograph

Brule Schoolhouse

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large white building with facade details and bell tower.

Date: 1907-11-26 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....

Postcard

Superior Hotel

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the Superior Hotel.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. "The New Steel Center."

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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: 1859 ca.

Description: From Holzlhuber's journal: "Cordes bought his cultivated land from an Irishman and built for himself in 1859 a nice brick dwelling house. Because of the r...

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...

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