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Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Tower Avenue.

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the Superior State Teachers' College.

Manuscript

Superior as Hub

Date: 1890 

Description: Rand, McNally map of North America enhanced to show Superior as the center of a wheel. The image was used on the back of stationery from City Improvement C...

Photograph

Rabbi Alex Hyatt

Date: 1977-02 

Description: Rabbi Alex Hyatt poses next to an framed portrait of a man with a white beard who is possibly also a rabbi.

Photograph

Superior Refinery

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the Superior Refinery, which operated under the name Murphy Oil Corporation at another time.

Photograph

View of Superior

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: View of Superior, with a large group of men in the foreground and various buildings behind them.

Date: 1893 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Superior. Looking from the point, with Superior Bay on left, St. Louis Bay on right, below St. Louis River.

Date: 1907-11-26 

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, railroads, schools, post offices, rivers, and lakes of Douglas County, and portions of Minnesota and Lake Superior....

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: 1913 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of a European American man with a beard posed sitting. He is wearing a dark-colored suit coat and necktie.

Date:  

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: 1860 ca.

Description: This map of Superior is oriented with north to the upper left. Relief is shown by hachures and water depths are shown by soundings. Lake Superior and bays...

Date: 1887 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, established dock lines, docks, slips, railroads, and streets of West Superior in 1887.

Photograph

Rabbi Alex Hyatt

Date: 1977-02 

Description: Rabbi Alex Hyatt stands in front of framed photographs displayed on the wall.

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Date: 1951 

Description: This map of Superior shows labeled streets, waterways, railroads, and company ownership of docks.

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: 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...

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