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Ward Ames Home photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S2277
Abstract

The collection contains 28 photographs of exterior and interior of a house at 1618 Vermilion Road in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dates: circa 1917

Architectural Advisory Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: S3781
Abstract

The collection consists of minutes from the first meeting, June 6, 1966, to meeting twenty-five, June 12, 1973; bits of correspondence; memos; copies of the standards used; and a list of committee members.

Dates: 1965-1973

B'nai Abraham (Virginia, Minn.) Synagogue records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0090
Abstract

This collection consists of the administrative materials of the B'nai Abraham Synagogue in Virginia, Minnesota, as well as the Virginia Federation for Jewish Service and the Virginia Ladies Aid Society, which met at and supported B'nai Abraham over the years.

Dates: 1901-2006

Gust and Hanna Carlson family home photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S6163
Abstract

The collection contains one bound volume of 53 exterior and interior black and white silver gelatin 8x10 photographs by L. P. Gallagher from 1941 of the Carlson house and furnishings at 202 North 24th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota, small hand-drawn floor plans of the basement and three floors, one 5x7 photograph of the house under construction with the workmen in 1910, and a detail of an undated photograph identified as architect Robert Lobecke.

Dates: 1910-1941; Majority of material found in 1910, 1941

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6076
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of black and white and color photographs by a photojournalist employed by a Duluth newspaper. The photographs are of the city of Duluth, events, people, as well as the northeast Minnesota area primarily from 1971, 1982-1990s; many are not dated and unidentified.

Dates: 1957-1999

Committee on Preservation of Central High School records

 Collection
Identifier: S4407
Abstract

The collection consists of a committee member’s file of materials compiled as part of the work of the preservation committee’s efforts to spearhead community interest and creativity in keeping Central standing.

Dates: 1971-1972

Cook Home’s Closing video

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Identifier: S4593
Abstract

A newscast video of the Cook Home the day it was closed.

Dates: 1984

William D. Coventry research files

 Collection
Identifier: S4431
Abstract

The collection consists of information gathered by William Coventry for his book Duluth's Age of Brownstone.

Dates: 1984-1986

Duluth Historic Resources Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: S3774
Abstract

The collection consists of the field data gathered to constitute a survey and organized into the Final Report. This data consists of detailed information on buildings, sites and other cultural resources in the Duluth community.

Dates: 1983-1984

Duluth Public Library photograph collection

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Identifier: S3766
Abstract

The collection consists of original and copy prints and negatives of Duluth, buildings, sites, views, parks, and development of the area.

Dates: 1869-1986

Duluth Public Library records

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Identifier: S2392
Abstract

The collection consists of recrods related to the activities of the Duluth Public Library.

Dates: 1927-1978

Duluth Streets photograph collection

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Identifier: S6078
Abstract

Black and white snapshots of Duluth street scenes, traffic, city buses, trucks, first street, downtown Duluth in winter, pedestrians, cars, buildings, children, Superior street, Woolworths, banks, store window displays, Railroad street, steam plant, etc. Some of these unidentified images have times of day noted: they may be court records.

Dates: 1946-1952

Francis H. Fitzgerald residences photographs and drawings collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3784
Abstract

The collection consists of 16 photographs of homes in Duluth and five undated, color elevation drawings of four residences and the Peoples Bank.

Dates: 1920-1925; Majority of material found in 1920, 1924-1925, undated

Charles Foster photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: S2449
Abstract

The photographs document the utility and power plants of a variety of Duluth, Minnesota and Iron Range (Virginia, Hibbing, Ely) city buildings and schools. Other Minnesota and South Dakota city buildings are also documented.  Some of the photographs are by professional Duluth photographer Hugh McKenzie.

Dates: 1921-1940

George Thrana, Master Stone Sculptor transcript

 Collection
Identifier: S2339
Abstract

The collection consists of a transcript of a lecture presented at a meeting of the St. Louis County Historical Society, March 18, 1980. The lecture dealt with George Thrana and his work as a stone carver in the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Dates: 1980

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

 Collection
Identifier: S4532
Abstract

The collection consists of approximately 1,240 black and white and color slides of Duluth sites, views, events, and activities from 1955-1973.

Dates: 1955-1973

Virginia Hyvarinen papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4441
Abstract

The collection contains topic and research files compiled by Ms. Hyvarinen on a wide range of subjects.

Dates: 1880-1988

Iron Range Schools (Minn.) records

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Identifier: S2416
Abstract

This collection appears to be papers collected by John Hearding, Sr., and others which contain information on Minnesota Iron Range public schools (buildings). The collection also contains information on public schools in Mt. Iron, Michigan.

Dates: 1909-1922

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6064
Abstract The Kangas papers provide a look at individuals enrolled and employed at the Work People's College located in a neighborhood of Duluth called Smithville. The collection consists of photographs (1921-1942) of the Work People's College buildings, students, classrooms, dining hall, a friend of the Kangases, a picnic at Fairmount park (1926, Cliff Studios), a 1920’s photograph and a postcard (mailed March 22, 1926) of the Duluth Central high school building, and two undated photos of the...
Dates: 1921-1942

Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2265
Abstract

The collection consists of six undated photographs, collected by Marvin Meierhoff. The photographs depict the Kelley-How-Thomson Company Building; Marshall-Wells Company Building; and Blake & Waite Company Building in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dates: not dated

Menu collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4524
Abstract

The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota.

Dates: 1912-2008; Majority of material found in 1912-1958, 1970s, 2000-2008

Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6060
Abstract

The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran.

Dates: 1900-1996; Majority of material found in 1958-1966

Lyman E. Nylander photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2420
Abstract

The Collection consists of 5x7" and 8x10" black and white silver gelatin prints exposed and printed by Mr. Nylander. The images are primarily of Duluth street scenes, buildings, churches on the Iron Range, as well as military monuments and markers in Duluth and out East.

Dates: 1950-1972

Father Richard Partika photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6011
Abstract

Contains photographs of various Duluth scenes.

Dates: 1925-1944; Majority of material found in 1939-1944

Linda A. Paulsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6107
Abstract

Linda A. Paulsen bought the Queen Anne style Alfred and Jane McCordic house at 2104 East Superior Street and converted it into a bed and breakfast enterprise called The Immigrant House. The papers relate solely to the house and its restoration.

Dates: 1890-2007

William M. and Mina N. Prindle family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4526
Abstract The Prindle papers are very incomplete for a family who lived in Duluth from the 1880’s to the 1970s. They consists of color lantern slides, family photographs and portraits, a guest book (scrapbook) of visitors to the Duluth house at 2211 Greysolon Road, photographs of Vassar College, 16 mm films and transfers of film to VHS format in 1993; 56 35mm color negatives of the 2211 Greysolon house rooms and grounds shot by family friend and architect Thomas Shefchik, decades after the Prindle...
Dates: 1883-1972; Majority of material found in 1906-1972

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S4525
Abstract

The collection consists of black and white photographs by Hjalmer C. Rykken amateur but experienced photographer, that were made between October 1958 and July 1962. Content of the photographs includes: streets, views of Lake Superior, Central High School, Fire Hall, the Hibbard Plant, Lakefront, the First Presbyterian Church, Elliott Packing Co., Park Point, and Rail Road tracks.

Dates: 1958-1962; Majority of material found in 1962

Thomas J. Shefchik family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6049
Abstract

The collection consists of family papers, a small number of the architectural records and drawings, photographs, film strips, and slides for a few building projects reflecting a portion of the long careers of father and son.

Dates: 1920-1990

Soo Line Depot records

 Collection
Identifier: S3086
Abstract

The collection contains a series of blueprints, 1909-1910, of the depot building; a photograph, circa 1965; and newsclippings, 1971-1974.

Dates: 1909-1974

St. Louis County Court House Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: S3708
Abstract

The collection consists of a record book with the general laws of Minnesota which provided for the creation of this commission, its minutes and resolutions, and some loose resolutions, bills and business letters.

Dates: 1905-1911