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Map or Atlas

Superior, Wisconsin

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map is mounted on cloth and shows lots and roads. An inset map is included that shows towns, lakes, rivers, and railroads within portions of the Dakot...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: This 1938 tourist map of Douglas County, Wisconsin, identifies game refuges, fishing locations, and other outdoor recreation opportunities in the county. A...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Automobiles parked outside the Poplar Tourist Court.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of a corner of the pioneer kitchen at the Douglas County Historical Museum.


Bong P-38 Memorial

Date: 1950 

Description: An early view of the Richard Ira Bong Memorial - a P-38, although not a plane that Bong himself flew. The plane was acquired from the Air Force by the loca...

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...

Date: 1922 ca.

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

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: 1928 ca.

Description: Stamp for Wisconsin created during or after President Calvin Coolidge's 1928 summer visit to Wisconsin. President Coolidge spent the summer fishing on the...

Date: 1907 

Description: This map of Superior and the vicinity shows selected company properties, railroads, and roads in a portion of Douglas County. The map reads: "Copyrighted 1...

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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.


Roy Trading Post

Date: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1893-04 

Description: Launching Captain Abe McDougall's whaleback boat, "Christopher Columbus," from the American Steel Barge Company dock.

Date: 1922 

Description: Roy Larson of Larsen, Wisconsin in his first plane, a Canadian-built Curtiss (Canuck) purchased in 1922. Shortly after making this purchase, Roy and his br...


Brule Schoolhouse

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large white building with facade details and bell tower.


City Hall

Date: 1934 

Description: Exterior view of City Hall on 10th and Hammond Avenue.


Description: Cargill Elevators and Great Northern Yards.


Obey and Mondale

Date:  date unknown

Description: Walter (Fritz) Mondale and David Obey have a conversation at the Better Way Club.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue, looking north. A drugstore can be seen on the corner (right), as can an auto parts store.

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