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Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
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...
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...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereoview of Big Manitou Falls on the Black River. This waterfall reportedly was called "Gitchee Monido" by the Ojibwa, which means "Falls of the Great Sp...
Description: Aerial view of the Duluth-Superior bridge.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...
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 trees in autumn. B...
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: Exterior view of the Butler home.
Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. "The New Steel Center."
Description: This 1899 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and railroad stations, mines, roads, railr...
Description: Before or after a Minnesota vs. Wisconsin Democrats softball game. Congressman David Obey holds up a concept rendering the future Richard I. Bong Memorial...
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1889.
Date: 1965 ca.
Description: A view of the Bong Memorial, dedicated to the memory of World War II air ace Major Richard I. Bong. This P-38 is the type of plane he piloted when he shot...
Description: Another view of Captain Alex McDougall's whaleback steamer in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of harbor, with shipyards in the foreground and Superior in the background.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State College.
Description: "Compliments of the Douglas County Highway Department"--Top margin. Shows federal highways, state trunk highways, county highways, town roads, unimproved...
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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