Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 12 of 12

Alworth family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3635
Abstract The collection consists of two series: correspondence and photographs. This collection shows only a small segment of the Alworth family business.
Dates: 1895-1967

Bud's advertising scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S3799
Abstract The collection consists exclusively of dismantled scrapbooks of the newspaper advertisements bought by Bud’s from 1946-1978 in Duluth newspapers, and an occasional mail order brochure from the shop.
Dates: 1946-1978

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection
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

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4475
Abstract The collection consists of identified and unidentified photographs of the Duluth area, with and without corresponding negatives, negatives without corresponding prints and post cards.
Dates: 1890-1963

Jay D. Siegel papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2238
Abstract The collection contains 10 photographs of Jay D. Siegel, his father Julius Siegal, and their pawn shop, Keystone Loan.
Dates: 1952-1966

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

The Minnesota Woolen Company Story film

 Collection
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

Oreck's, Inc. account ledger

 Collection
Identifier: S3110
Abstract The collection contains an account ledger including information on all three of the Oreck owned apparel stores located in Duluth.
Dates: 1914-1921

Scott-Graff Lumber Company records

 Collection
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

Gustav Swendson Market Grocery account books

 Collection
Identifier: S3004
Abstract The collection consists of four account books which are arranged by individual account.
Dates: 1887-1910; Majority of material found in 1887-1892, 1908-1910

West Duluth Commercial Club records

 Collection
Identifier: S3008
Abstract The collection contains minutes, 1913–1933; a membership dues ledger, 1909–1916; a book of banquets, 1913–1915; correspondence, 1908–1917; and news clippings, 1898–1928.
Dates: 1898-1933

Western Auto Stores photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4594
Scope and Contents This collection contains 140 photographs of Duluth and 16 items of Superior, Wisconsin. All of the photographs are 4x6 or snapshots and have no corresponding negatives. A few of the photographs of Michigan street and 202 West Superior street includes signs for Western Auto Stores or Western Auto Stores Service Department. The collection contains photographs of street views on Superior street in eastern and downtown...
Dates: 1949 March-1953 February; Majority of material found in 1949, 1953