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Manley Patrick Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2421
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Duluth, primarily West Duluth, gathered from a variety of sources.
Dates: 1880-1967

Cabinet Card portraits

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Identifier: S3728
Abstract The collection consists of seven cabinet cards, all but one of which is albumen.
Dates: circa 1890s

Caswell & Davy photographs

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Identifier: S4492
Abstract The collection consists of photographs by Caswell & Davy. The photographs are of Superior Street from 1st or 2nd Avenue West, looking east up the hill and down toward the water; also, there is a photograph of the steamer "Arizona" from 1868.
Dates: 1870-1875

Clyde Iron Works records

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Identifier: S2365
Abstract The collection contains records of Clyde Iron Company (1889), Northwestern Supply Company (1899), Northwestern Manufacturing Company (1899), Clyde Iron Works, Cleveland Duluth Company, Inc. (1920), Willamette Clyde Company (Oregon, 1923), Cleveland Duluth Holding Company of Minnesota (1926) and Clyde Iron Works Sales Company (renamed Clyde Sales Company) the sole distributor for Clyde Iron Works. There are no records of the Clyde Equipment Company.
Dates: 1889-1970

David H. Costello papers

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Identifier: S3039
Abstract The collection contains a typed diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellany.
Dates: 1892-1965

Crandall & Fletcher photographs

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Identifier: S4451
Abstract The collection consists of 8x10 and oversized (on linen rolled) original prints of photographs by Crandall and Fletcher of Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1901-1902; Majority of material found in some not dated

William E. Culkin papers

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Identifier: S3048
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, awards and certificates, lawyers' case records, news clippings, photographs, and manuscripts on local history. The collection also includes one photograph alubm of snap shots and post card photographs.
Dates: 1908-1942

John H. Darling papers

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Identifier: S3030
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, diaries, articles and addresses written by Darling, a subject file, personal financial materials, news clippings, photographs, and engineering plans.
Dates: 1813-1965

District Court exhibit photographs

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Identifier: S4561
Abstract Photographs taken in various Duluth locations for use as court exhibits. Some of the copies have case file numbers and most have names of Clerk of Court and photographers.
Dates: 1896-1907, 1951; Majority of material found in 1896-1907, 1951

Duluth Bicentennial Commission records

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Identifier: S2358
Abstract The collection consists of the Commission's files incuding: application to the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission to become a bicentennial city, articles of incorporation and by-laws, financial records, correspondence, manuscripts on local history that were published in the book Duluth: Sketches of the Past, project files by month, Voyageurs Canoe Trip reenactment files, news clippings, brochures and programs, photographs, and proposals.
Dates: 1974-1980

Duluth Children's Museum records

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Identifier: S6170
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, annual reports, budgets, policies, newsletters, newspaper clippings scrapbooks, photographs, Chisholm family genealogy and photographs, museum programming materials and photographs, American Alliance of Museums museum assessment, strategic plan.
Dates: 1901-2007; Majority of material found in 1930-2007

Duluth Civilian Defense Council records

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Identifier: S3007
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, bulletins, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, personnel lists, and other reference materials from the war activities of the organization. The records were collected from a variety of sources, such as the Duluth Public Library, the War History Division of the Duluth Civilian Defense Council, and individuals. Parts of the collection, therefore, are sporadic and incomplete.
Dates: 1941-1946

Duluth Day Luncheon Committee records

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Identifier: S2362
Abstract Contains financial records, minutes, committee records, reports, Annual Duluth Day materials, and other records.
Dates: 1927-2013

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

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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 Heights Winter Frolic records

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Identifier: S4547
Abstract The collection consists of 1 photograph and 140 color slides of the Duluth Heights Winter Frolic.
Dates: 1954-1970

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 Minnesota Lynchings of 1920: Selected Materials

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Identifier: S6037
Abstract The collection consists of selected materials, all but one from the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society (St. Paul, Minnesota), documenting the lynchings, press coverage, and court records of subsequent trials.
Dates: 1920-1976; Majority of material found in 1920-1925, circa 1939, 1971, 1976

Duluth-Superior Transit Company records

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Identifier: S3020
Abstract The collection contains minutes, financial books, annual reports, publications, maps, miscellaneous correspondence, news clippings, photographs, timetables, and microfilmed scrapbooks. Financial records represent the largest portion of records, and there is a significant lack of executive records.
Dates: 1882-1970

Duluth Winter Frolic

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Identifier: S3157
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera, and photographs from the annual Winter Frolic event. Some of the photographs were taken by photographer Hugh McKenzie.
Dates: 1926-1928

James A. Ferguson family papers

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Identifier: S4427
Abstract The collection consists of the papers of the James A. Ferguson family.
Dates: circa 1900-1925

Thomas Foster family papers

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Identifier: S2343
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence and photographs of the family.
Dates: 1852-1874

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

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

General Historical Photograph Album collection

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Identifier: S2396
Abstract The collection consists of photograph albums from various photographers and collectors.
Dates: 1867-1972

Malcolm Gillespie photograph collection

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Identifier: S2419
Abstract This collection contains glass plate negatives and photographic prints collected by Dr. Gillespie. Images include doctors, clinics, hospitals, nurses, the St. Louis County Medical Society, and early scenes of Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1880-1935; Majority of material found in 1880-1935, not dated

Harvey L. Bohannon photograph collection

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Identifier: S2234
Abstract The collection includes photographs of views from the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Dates: circa 1902-circa 1914

Emery A. Houghton photographs

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Identifier: S3796
Abstract The collection consists of 36 photographs, 28 of them in an album. Subjects of the photographs include: views of Duluth, Central High School, view of West End, Duluth Imperial Mill Co., snow scenes, logging camp and lumbering scenes, buildings, Whaleback ships, Incline Railroad at 6th Avenue West, grain elevators, Park Point bathers chute, train wreck and lake vessels.
Dates: circa 1895-1906

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

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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

Mary Hugo reminiscence 75 Years Later

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Identifier: S2285
Abstract The collection consists of a manuscript titled "75 Years Later." It describes Ms. Hugo's final months in the Hugo family home in 1957 and her attempt to clear the house of 75 years of family possessions. The essay uses these possessions to recount a family history.
Dates: 1957-1970

Walter T. Kamphaus photograph collection

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Identifier: S3757
Abstract The collection consists of 8x10 contact sheets of Walter Kamphaus' 4x6 negatives. The images are of scenes and events in recent Duluth history.
Dates: circa 1930s-1950s

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