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....


Description: A portrait of an elderly Native American man identified only as "the oldest Indian, Solon Springs, Wisconsin." This image is part of an exhibit about Nati...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Butler home.


Brule River Park

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Brule River in northern Wisconsin, flowing between a road and landscaped stone wall under a bridge and pedestrian walkway.

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...

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Learn the inside story of the Teasdale Vice Committee Investigation of 1913 in Wisconsin and their crusade against "social evil."


Public Order No. 1

Date: 1862-08-31 

Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...

Date: 1934-08 

Description: Building at the Tri-State Fair, outside of which a white pine tree dying from white pine blister rust is displayed.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Museum.

Date: 1953 

Description: This is a detailed map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, showing townships and township boarders, numbered wards, roadways, and bodies of water. There are anno...


Description: A large group consisting of five males and four females pose for a studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop around a studio prop of a stone wall. The...

Date: 1900 

Description: The Superior Shipyards showing steamships "Moran," "Northwest," and "Northland."

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: 1918 ca.

Description: This World War I era map fragment depicting the western portion of Douglas County, Wisconsin, includes manuscript annotations and stickers pasted onto the...

Date: 1962-04 

Description: An old growth Norway pine forest in the Brule River Valley.

The photograph is annotated by Ed [Mar?] Harrold: "Those are very nice norway. I am wondering...

Date: 1897 

Description: Long view of the Minnesota Point lighthouse, built at the entrance to Superior Harbor. It is allegedly the first lighthouse at the head of Lake Superior.

Date: 1953 

Description: "Compliments of the Douglas County Highway Department"--Top margin. Shows federal highways, state trunk highways, county highways, town roads, unimproved...

Date: 1932 

Description: This map of Superior shows many points of interests including camping, fair grounds, docs, tourist attractions, lakes, roads, and waterways.

Date: 1861 after

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, piers, streets, monuments, and township section corners. Included is a note on the width of avenues, piers, slips, al...

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