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Superior, Wisconsin, papers, 1831-1942

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Superior, Wisconsin, papers, 1831-1942
[unpublished]

A selection of WPA collected and transcribed recollections of Superior area pioneers from a larger collection of papers, many of them copied from originals, relating to Superior and dealing with the area's history, including material on the fur trade, Indian trails, harbor, parks, schools, prisons, ethnic groups, aviation, housing, and churches.

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Contents

The following carbon copies...

The Pre-Emptive Right. Homesteads, pp. [1]-2

Advice to settlers, pp. [1]-3

Early days of Superior

Tepees, wigwams and bark canoes

"The Indians always got the worst of it" --the character of the Chippewa

[Memoirs of Henry Victor Desimval], pp. [1]-5

Don't read this if you're hungry

Superior's first newspaper, pp. [1]-2

Mr. Zachau's narrative, pp. [1]-3

First saw mills at the head of Lake Superior, pp. [1]-2

The first "jury trial" in Superior, pp. [1]-2

"First Fourth of July celebration in Superior -- a fine effort and a fat dinner", pp. [1]-2

Early Superior, pp. [1]-2

Early water craft at the head of the lakes, pp. [1]-5

The old stockade, pp. [1]-10

Superior tourist season of 1854, pp. [1]-3

[Recollections of old Superior: schools], pp. [1]-4

Historic spots, pp. [1]-2 ff.


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