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Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brule River flowing through the forest by moonlight. Some trees show autumn color. There is a campfire on the shore with three Na...

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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...

Photograph

City Hall

Date: 1934 

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

Postcard

Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Date: 1925 

Description: This map of Howard's Bay located at the Duluth Superior Harbor is a close view of Connors Point and shows a key to prevailing winds and water depth measure...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Shows roads, railroads, street railways, abandoned logging railroads, rural mail routes, platted land, state forest reserves, and parts of Burnett County,...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Windmill

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: A windmill built as a co-operative enterprise by area Finnish settlers about 1910 and now preserved as a tourist attraction. The windmill is located about...

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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.

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: 1891 

Description: This map shows railroads, electric street railways, block numbers, docks, roads, parks, light houses, selected buildings, and sites for manufacturers. The...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Superior, Wisconsin.

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard of Cedar Island Lodge, located on the Brule River, owned by Henry Clay Pierce, businessman and financier. It was dubbed the Summer...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: This map includes a location map showing major railroads and waterways in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Lake Superior, Bay of Superior, and Ba of Alloues are la...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Courthouse and U.S. Post Office.

Date: 1914 

Description: This map shows streets, industrial buildings, a portion of Lake Superior and other lakes, bays, and rivers in portions of Duluth and Superior. Relief is sh...

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.

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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...

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