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Chronicle Office

Chronicle Office | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Chronicle newspaper office, the first building on the townsite of Superior, built in 1853 by William C. Howenstine, John T. Morgan, and August Zachau.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:38203
Creation Date:circa 1855
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Superior
County:Douglas
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Place File*
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PF Superior.10
Original Dimensions:9.25 x 6.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The building was located on what was later West 2nd Street between Robertson Avenue and the Nemadji River, near the natural dock used by early schooners. Following is a quote from Harry Ashton: "The man in the doorway is John C. Wise. The gentleman reading the newspaper is D. George Morrison. The gentleman leaning up against the fence is Washington Ashton, the man who owned the newspaper and also associated with him was John C. Wise. The man with the cap on is James Ritchie. The man with the hat on is Richard Relf, and the dog appearing in the picture belongs to James Ritchie." The image is a lithograph after the painting by Eastman Johnson.
SUBJECTS
Newspapers
Offices
Men
Trees
Clothing and dress
Hats
Fences
Cities and towns

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