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Lakeside Elementary School PTA records

Identifier: S6028

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two volumes of PTA minutes for both general membership meetings and board meetings (vol. 1 March 12, 1929 to March 6, 1933; vol. 2 March 14, 1933 to May 21, 1940), one volume of the executive board’s monthly meeting minutes (Sept. 2, 1935 to May 8, 1940) and scrapbooks for the academic years 1955-1956 and 1956-1957. A 1929 booklet of officers (1918-1929) and Bylaws is glued to the inside front cover of volume 2. An undated list of charter members and past presidents is at the end of volume 2 and a second list (1917-1938) is in the middle of volume 3. There is also a small booklet for 1951-52 called Program and Roster that lists: objects of the PTA, meetings, our theme, officers, council delegates, executive board, program, room representatives, past presidents.

Minutes vol. 1 March 12, 1929-March 6, 1933

Minutes vol. 2 March 14, 1933-May 21, 1940

Minutes Executive Board Sept. 2, 1935– May 8, 1940

Program and Roster 1951-52

Scrapbook 1955-1956

Scrapbook 1956-1957


  • 1917-1957
  • Majority of material found in 1929-1940, 1951-1952, 1955-1957


Biographical / Historical

Lakeside Elementary school, located at 4628 Pitt Street, was opened in September 1893. The city awarded the contract to architectural firm German & Dewaard. In 1914, an addition was constructed and alterations made by Duluth architect F. W. German. The Parent Teachers Association (PTA) was organized in 1919.

Another addition and alterations in 1952 were by Duluth architect Thomas J. Shefshik. Fire/safety compliance was overseen in 1983 by Duluth architectural firm Thomas & Vecchi.  Lakeside Elementary closed in the mid 1990s and the building has been occupied by St. Michael's Lakeside School since 1996.


6.00 Volumes

Language of Materials


Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at or 218-726-8526.


This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.
Guide to the Lakeside Elementary School PTA records
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526