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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...
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...
Description: This map of Superior and the vicinity shows selected company properties, railroads, and roads in a portion of Douglas County. The map reads: "Copyrighted 1...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Historical Society Museum, formerly the A.A. Roth Memorial.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Illustrated view of Superior.
Description: Interior view of the Superior Public Library. One doorway frames a woman (librarian?) working at an eight-sided librarian's desk. A picture of Andrew Carne...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Automobiles parked outside the Poplar Tourist Court.
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: 1855 ca.
Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Two girls in a boat at the shoreline of the Black River.
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...
Description: This ward map shows streets, the Nemadji River, and addition and division boundaries. Also included is a list of members of the Douglas County Board town,...
Description: This 1896 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, the towns of Superior, Brule, Gordon, and Nebagamain, sections, cities and v...
Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, railroads, street car tracks, sewers, water mains, gas mains, paved streets, land owned by the Land & River Improveme...
Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.
Description: Collage of images featuring a view of the Nicollet House, a view down a main street, and portrait photographs of O.K. Hall, James Kane, and August Zachau.
Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...
Description: Cedar Island on Brule River, a nationally known speckle trout stream. The island has native towering white pine and bubbling clear springs. These are some...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.
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