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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Avery House, with groups of people gathered on its porches and balcony.

Date: 1972 

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...


Roy Trading Post

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Roy trading post, built in about 1857.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: This map of Superior shows Montgomery's Addition. An inset map shows the south west end of Lake Superior where Montgomery's Addition is located. The map re...

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:  date unknown

Description: A man stands in front of huge blocks of ice at the American Shipbuilding Company. The ship War Otter is in the background.

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: This colorful map shows additions, railroads, docks, streets, established dock lines, marshes, and proposed belt line railroad. The map covers west and sou...

Date: 1892 

Description: This map shows the St. Louis Bay, Lake Superior, railroads, railroad yards, main roads, additions, and selected buildings in Superior and parts of the Town...


Davidson Feed Mill

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the Davidson Feed Mill near the Amnicon River.

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1889.

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: 1889 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group gathered and posed on a new street. Behind the group is a large pile of lumber, wooden sidewalks, and what appear to be newly-constr...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of the coke ovens at the Lehigh Coal and Iron Company with men posing in the foreground.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A man sits in an International model "G" truck that has wood furniture and crates filling the bed. The building behind has signs advertising for a laundry...


Arrowhead Bridge

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Arrowhead Bridge at the Duluth-Superior Harbor.

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: "Mexican Room" at the Bellwood. The room has many chairs, tables and lamps, and a brick fireplace is on the left. Three plants in a holder stand in front o...


Bong on Leave

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Elvated view of war hero Richard Ira Bong (center, in flight jacket) on leave in Poplar, with friends, relatives, and admirers. The group is walking down a...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Clough Gates, publisher of the "Superior Telegram," cutting a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. Max Lavine stands in the middle background, and watching...


Description: Postcard view of Hotel Tarmo, a boarding house.

Date: 1962 

Description: Relles family portrait, from left: George, Ida Banon Relles, David, Rabbi Mayer Relles, Nathan.

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