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Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Butler home.

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Description: Cargill Elevators and Great Northern Yards.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...

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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.

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Description: Exterior view of the St. Joseph Orphanage with lion statues at the entrance.

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Description: Letterhead of the City of Superior, Wisconsin, with a three-quarter view of City Hall, printed in blue-green ink, with additional text in brown ink, by Typ...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: Shows county system of roads which are surfaced, well graded, common, or unimproved, town roads, state trunk highways, town and village boundaries, schools...

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of a wooden bridge over the Brule River flowing through the forest. A person is visible on the far side of the bridge. The text below re...

Photograph

Timber Highway

Date: 1933 

Description: Highway with timbered railroad underpass.

Date: 1919 

Description: This map shows details of the harbor, proposed route and bridge changes, railroads, streets, selected buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes...

Photograph

Ore Dock

Date: 1971-08 

Description: Aerial view of an ore dock next to Hog Island. The town is in the distance. In the far background are the white storage buildings of the oil refinery.

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Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. Reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "Arch: Carl Wirth, 1902, Carnegie bldg., cost $50,000." In the foregr...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Semi-panoramic view of rapids, water pouring near the dam of the Great Northern Paper Company.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of pine trees in silh...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view with docks in the foreground.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A man sits in an International model "G" truck that has wood furniture and crates filling the bed. The building behind has signs advertising for a laundry...

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City Hall

Date: 1934 

Description: Exterior view of City Hall on 10th and Hammond Avenue.

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