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Business Advertising Cards, Duluth (Minn.)

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S2415
Abstract

The collection consists of business advertising cards of firms which either conducted business, or were located, in the Duluth, Minnesota area.

Dates: circa 1880

George Franklin Davis, Sr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S3042
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Davis' business, investments and personal interests.

Dates: 1891-1910

Duluth Board of Trade records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2209
Abstract

The Duluth Board of Trade records include information about the functioning of the Board of Trade from its inception in 1881 to the dissolution of the company in 1972.

Dates: 1881-1972

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3764
Abstract

The collection consists of a four page report and one page cover letter, both dated April 1, 1966, and 26 black and white silver gelatin, 8x10, photographs. The photographs are of blocks and buildings between Michigan Street and Second Street, Mesabi Avenue to Third Ave. East.

Dates: 1966

Duluth Steam Cooperative Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S4584
Abstract

The collection holds: Articles of Incorporation with amendments June 1933, September 1947; By-laws 1943, September 4, 1947, December 31, 1957; purchase agreement by General Waterworks Corporation of Delaware, 1962; Financial records 1932-1958; Reincorporation under Minnesota Laws; Stockholders 1933, 1956, 1962; Reports to city of Duluth 1942-1979; Minutes volume 1929-1933 and 1942-1957

Dates: 1929-1979; Majority of material found in 1929-1962

John Fritzen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S3002
Abstract

The collection contains handwritten notes on logging and the lumber business, a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts and biographical materials.

Dates: 1932-1977

History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection — Box: duplicates
Identifier: S2376
Abstract

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs.

Dates: 1980-1981

Homecroft Community residents scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4556
Abstract

The scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1912-1947; Majority of material found in 1912-1940s, 1947

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Abstract

The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.

Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Labor Relations and Union Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2220
Abstract

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth, Minnesota area businesses and labor unions. Barbara Sommer conducted the interviews in 1980-1981.

Dates: 1980-1981

Lake Superior Paper Industries In Harmony videotape

 Collection — Box: VHS
Identifier: S4497
Abstract

The collection consists of a single videocassette. The video contains a documentary on Lake Superior Paper Industries entitled In Harmony.

Dates: 1991

Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
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

Master Painters' Association records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4494
Abstract

Collection consists of price lists for the work of professional painters for 1910, 1911, 1917.  Title of each three page list is Minimum Prices for Painting, Tinting, Finishing, etc.

Dates: 1910-1917

McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S4550
Abstract

The collection consists of one record of the McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Company.

Dates: 1919-1920

Merritt family papers

 Collection — Box: VHS
Identifier: S3120
Abstract

The collection contains personal and financial correspondence, letterpress books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, manuscripts written about local and family history, financial records, legal papers, maps, photographs, one audio cassette of an interview, and reference materials.

Dates: 1823-1992

Mesaba Iron Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2203
Abstract

Contains information on the organization of the company, election of officers and directors, stock issues, options and leases on company lands, royalty arrangements, assessments on stocks, taxation on company lands, and the exploration of minerals.

Dates: 1882-1906

The Minnesota Woolen Company Story film

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3758
Abstract

The collection consists of one 16mm film, which includes two separate productions: Wool O’ the West and The Minnesota Woolen Company Story.

Dates: 1959

Scott-Graff Lumber Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2258
Abstract

The collection contains corporate and financial records and minutes; job site and construction records; publicity records; and oversized photos and blueprints.

Dates: 1880-1967

Omar H. Simonds scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S3149
Abstract

The collection contains four scrapbooks.

Dates: 1889-1909

Walter H. Singer scrapbook [microfilm]

 Collection — Box: microfilm
Identifier: S2205
Abstract

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Singer’s role in the Lake Superior transportation business from 1899-1903.

Dates: 1899-1903

United States Steel Plant, Morgan Park videotape

 Collection — Box: VHS
Identifier: S4514
Abstract

The amateur video consists of 10 minutes of silent black and white footage from 1972 of the plant grounds, plus five minutes of color footage from 1986.

Dates: 1972-1986; Majority of material found in 1972, 1986

West Duluth slides

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S4522
Abstract

The collection consists of 127 slides on the history and development of West Duluth, including reproduced historic images and views from the 1980s likely photographed by Robert VanKleek. These slides may have been used to illustrate public presentations by VanKleek on the history of West Duluth.

Dates: circa 1870-1990