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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of a house built around 1855 which served as a hardware store and a home.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, dock and harbor lines, and parks. The map includes population tables for 1880, 1890, 1900.

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...

Date: 1899 

Description: This 1899 map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities, villages and railroad stations, mines, roads, railr...

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: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

Date: 1919 

Description: "Map showing the main travelled State and Federal Highways upon which the County Board proposes to expend $1,200,000 for permanent improvements, if you wil...

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue at 13th Street. A furniture store and a hotel are visible along the left side of the street.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Douglas County Courthouse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Close-up view of the Military Road marker design, which honors the pioneers who established the first settlement in Superior.

Postcard

Superior Hotel

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: View of the Superior Hotel.

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Description: Letterhead of the Webster Manufacturing Company, with an elevated view of the company complex on the left, and a single rocking chair on the right.

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...

Photograph

Trout Fishing

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Description: Eight men trout fishing on the Brule River.

Photograph

The Russell Block

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Russell Block, 1606-1608 Tower Avenue. The 1899 City Directory makes the first mention of New York Furriers, Simmons and Malik, proprietors. New York F...

Painting

Wisconsin Beauty

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 trees in autumn. B...

Date: 1901 

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: 1922 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a building on the State Normal School campus.

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