Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Inscription of Brule River monument. Placed where the Brule River is crossed by the Memorial Highway from Superior to Brule and Ashland (Highway 2).

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: 1890 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, streets, selected industrial buildings, sites for manufactories, and...


Bardon Residence

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Richard Bardon residence, with a man standing in front of it.

Date: 1977-02 

Description: A side room in the synagogue, with a bench and a chair in the foreground, and a cabinet with glass windows against the wall in the background.

Date: 1943 

Description: Shows portage trail, monuments, and hydrography in part of Solon Springs township, Douglas County, Wis. "All sections are in T45N, R11W."


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: 1977-02 

Description: An exterior view from street of the Hebrew Brotherhood Synagogue.

Date: 1947-08 

Description: Exterior view of Workers' Hall.

Date: 1964 

Description: Rabbi Mayer Relles after performing a wedding at Superior Hebrew Congregation.

Date: 1909 

Description: This map shows Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin, and portions of Saint Louis County, Minnesota and Douglas County, Wisconsin. Water depth is shown...


Pattison State Park

Date: 1936-01-31 

Description: View across snow towards a concession building on the left and a parked truck on the right. Caption on back reads: "Concession building is at the left. The...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women posed sidesaddle on two horses on a dirt path with a wooden board fence behind them. In the foreground is a colt. In the background are a field a...

Date: 1800 after

Description: This pen and ink drawing with watercolor shows the course of the Black River from Rock Creek, near Greenwood in Clark County, Wisconsin, to its confluence...

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Federal Building

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Federal Building.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. "The New Steel Center."


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: 1933-09-21 

Description: Employees of Anderson & Sons, a Minneapolis construction company, surfacing and curing USH 53 in Douglas County.

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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