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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...

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...

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...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.

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: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Barry Room, containing Sioux Indian relics, at the Douglas County Historical Museum.

Date: 1922 ca.

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

Date: 1891 

Description: Exterior view of the West Superior Hotel. There are pedestrians, a street car, and people riding in horse-drawn carriages on the street in front of the hot...

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...

Photograph

Buckhorn Tavern

Date: 1949 

Description: Customers sit at the bar in the Buckhorn Tavern.

Date: 1898 

Description: Topographical map of the Brule River, with white print on blue paper. There is a portion of text on the map that reads "I hereby certify that the above map...

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: 1905 

Description: The Evergreen Park Cottage Sanatorium, where in 1903 Dr. W.B. Hopkins opened the first tuberculosis sanatorium in Wisconsin. Financial problems caused the...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the harbor.

Date: 1892 

Description: This 1892 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, roads, railroads, trails, lakes and st...

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

Photograph

Trout Fishing

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Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.

Photograph

Medicare Forum

Date: 1992-06 

Description: During the 1990s Congressman David R. Obey, a leading proponent of health care reform, held numerous forums on the subject in his northern Wisconsin distri...

Date: 1892 

Description: Captian Alex McDougall's passenger whaleback steamer the "Christopher Columbus" being built in the shipyard of the American Steel Barge Company.

Date: 1962 

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

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