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Photograph

Bong Memorial

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: A view of the Bong Memorial, dedicated to the memory of World War II air ace Major Richard I. Bong. This P-38 is the type of plane he piloted when he shot...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Several piles of logs along a logging road waiting for truck pick up.

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...

Date: 1928 

Description: President Calvin Coolidge fishing at Cedar Island Lodge, rustic lodge of Henry C. Pierce, 35 miles from Superior, Wisconsin, on the Brule River. This lodge...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Crossing a river on the way to Vermillion Lake in the early 1880's, before the building of any railroads in that part of the country. The teams were part o...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Tall trees in a snowy forest on a sunny day.

Date: 1930 after

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

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Little Manitou Falls on the Black River. Referred to as the "upper falls" in the park. This waterfall has a drop of some thirty feet. The park was named fo...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: This map of Duluth and Superior was issued by the Duluth Street Railway Company and shows street railway routes in the cities, as well as lakes, bays, harb...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Courthouse.

Date: 1908 

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a dormitory at Wisconsin State Normal College.

Date: 1898 

Description: This map shows blocks, industrial buildings, and railroads in portions of Duluth and Superior, as well as harbor lines, areas improved, and proposed improv...

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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...

Date: 1985 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Duluth-Superior Bridge, officially named in honor of Richard I. Bong, World War II's Ace of Aces, who hailed from nearby Poplar, Wiscons...

Postcard

The Lower Falls

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Lower Falls on the Brule River flowing through the forest. Some trees show autumn color. Text below reads "Brule River State Park...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Aerial bridge and harbor, with a large boat passing underneath. A lampost and a lighthouse are on the left of the image.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Central High School.

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 birch trees on the...

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