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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

Business Advertising Cards, Duluth (Minn.)

 Collection
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

Benton B. Byers papers

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Identifier: S3113
Abstract The collection contains a diploma, photograph and news clippings from 1904–1972, a plant sketchbook, a scrapbook, and various items of Benton Byers' father Fredrick W. Byers including journals, notes, and letters from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1972

Chicago Ore Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2231
Abstract The collection consists of one volume of corporate minutes and two volumes of stock certificates.
Dates: 1906-1913

Duluth Builders Exchange records

 Collection
Identifier: S3637
Abstract The collection contains a membership booklet for 1939 and 5 annuals.
Dates: 1939-1958

Duluth Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Identifier: S3065
Abstract The collection contains two minute books; news clippings, 1933-1971; correspondence, 1890-1986; articles of incorporation and by-laws, 1902; pamphlets; and photographs. 
Dates: 1889-2000

Duluth Imperial Mill Company collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3650
Abstract The collection consists of an advertisement for the opening of the Duluth mill and an employee notice regarding spitting.
Dates: circa 1889

Duluth Iron and Metal Company ledger

 Collection
Identifier: S4585
Abstract The collections consists of a one volume business ledger covering December 1904 through June 1906.
Dates: 1904-1906

Duluth Living History Project videotapes

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Identifier: S3035
Abstract The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.
Dates: 1986-1990

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-Superior Steamship Company journal

 Collection
Identifier: S3024
Abstract The collection contains one financial ledger.
Dates: 1890-1897

Duluth Tent & Awning Company records

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Identifier: S2405
Abstract The collection consists of financial ledgers.
Dates: 1915-1949; Majority of material found in 1911-1912, 1915-1949

Fitger Brewing Company records

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Identifier: S3720
Abstract The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, accounting and sales ledgers, payroll cards, real estate, one film circa 1939 (WDSE video copy), and brewing records spanning the operation from near its beginning to its close.
Dates: 1898-1972

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

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S2395
Abstract The collection contains photographs and glass plate negatives of Duluth, Minnesota taken by photographer Paul Gaylord.
Dates: 1869-1875

Goldfine family papers

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Identifier: S2317
Abstract The collection contains family and business papers, photographs, slides, one film, scrapbooks and photograph albums. The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, publications, minutes, photographs, financial reports, and news clippings for Goldfine's, Miller Furniture Company, Spirit Mountain Authority, Temple Israel, and the Goldfine family.
Dates: 1920-1977

Roy E. Halvorson papers

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Identifier: S2399
Abstract The collection contains Halvorson's business records including articles of incorporation and bylaws, stock information, promotional material, and photographs. Also included are family correspondence, photographs, and news clippings, and clippings, correspondence, and photographs related to the Ralph Plaisted Polar Expedition.
Dates: 1929-1987

History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews

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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

Hotel Duluth collection

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Identifier: S2454
Abstract The collection consists of letterheads, proofs for brochures, proofs for logos, one floor plan, floor plan of ballroom, photographic prints, a program from a Fashion Show held May 31, 1952, and six photo transparencies of the windows of the former Black Bear Lounge in the Hotel Duluth.
Dates: circa 1952-1980

Insurance Service Agency records

 Collection
Identifier: S3777
Abstract This collection consists of a fragment of items which merely name some of the principle people and changes within the Insurance Service Agency over fifty years and a chronological sketch of the company’s history.
Dates: 1904-1978

Jay D. Siegel papers

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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

Ira Butler Jones papers

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Identifier: S4400
Abstract The papers are not extensive but sketch for us family relationships and three interests of Ira Jones: the temperance movement, which he helped to establish in communities where he lived; fraternal organization affiliation, specifically Good Templars; and the religious denomination Christian Science.
Dates: 1860-1920; Majority of material found in 1860-1911, 1920

Kelley-How-Thomson Company records

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Identifier: S4440
Abstract The collection consists of certificates of incorporation and by-laws and a history of the company; minutes 1908-1910; titles, leases, deeds 1887-1959; contracts, correspondence and minutes; stock ledgers 1902-1913; financial statements and balance sheets 1919-1944, 1945-1957; personnel 1956; appraisal 1917; and one black and white photograph of the buildings.
Dates: 1887-1957

Killorin Construction Company records

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Identifier: S2264
Abstract The collection contains one volume that includes articles of incorporation, minutes of Board of Directors meetings, and minutes of stockholders meetings.
Dates: 1902-1943

Perley S. Knowlton papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3174
Abstract The collection contains letters, shareholders certificates, annual financial statements for the Duluth Van Storage Company, bills, business agreements, and insurance receipt.
Dates: 1894-1942

Marshall-Wells Company records

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Identifier: S3614
Abstract The collection consists of articles of incorporation, bylaws, annual reports (1940, 1946, 1948, 1954), titles, leases, deeds, stock certificates, financial statements; a list of salesmen (1953); annual roundup program; photograph of George Hill, John Howe, Sig Soberg (1957), and John Hutman; business letters; promotional material; product advertisements; John Patterson correspondence; a company history; and newspaper articles about the company.
Dates: 1892-1961; Majority of material found in 1940s-1950s

Hugh McKenzie photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2422
Abstract The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.
Dates: 1902-1947

Merritt family papers

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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

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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