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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

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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

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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

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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 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

Charles Foster photograph albums

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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

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

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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

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

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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

St. Louis County Court House Commission records

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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

West Duluth slides

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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