Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 20 of 20

Charles and Anna Sandberg Benson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4533
Abstract The collection consists of family photographs and two items related to the 1933-1934 city of Chicago 100 anniversary event called A Century of Progress.
Dates: 1909-1940

Albert and Alfreda Berg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6087
Abstract The collection consists of family photographs that document women workers in the U. S. Steel plant in Morgan Park, and one work identification badge.
Dates: 1926-1949

Cabinet card and postcard photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4405
Abstract Cabinet and photographic post cards donated because there is evidence in most of the images that they were taken or in some way connected to Duluth.
Dates: circa 1906

Gayle Thoreson Carlson and Carl E. Carlson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6019
Abstract The collection consists of family photographs, papers, and a scrapbook primarily documenting the life of Gayle Thoreson Carlson (d. 2000), and her husband Carl E. Carlson (d. 1992), as well as information on Proctor, Minnesota and the Cozy Café.
Dates: about 1900-1973

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

Craggencroft School records

 Collection
Identifier: S3639
Abstract The collection contains two photographs of the school and one of five students; calendars with descriptions, photographs, cost, and classes offered; invitations to parents; two report cards; financing contract; and account of presentation of Julia Ward Howe.
Dates: 1891-1902

Eloise Marie Decker College Days album

 Collection
Identifier: S6003
Abstract Contains one photograph album titled College Days, compiled and lettered by Eloise Marie Decker during 1901-1902 while a student at Craggencroft school in Duluth, Minnesota. There are two copy negatives, one of Eloise at the time of her marriage in 1903, and one of her as a elderly woman.  There are photocopies of the two photographs which were lent by the family for copying.
Dates: 1901-1902

Duluth Children's Museum records

 Collection
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

Walter and Goldie Eldot papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4527
Abstract The collection consists of 1956 articles of incorporation for Duluth Community Chest; a 90 minute interview on cassette tape with 89-year old Glen Merritt on October 26, 1983, about Merritt’s recollections of YMCA’s Camp Miller; and black and white photographs collected by Eldot that may have illustrated his articles in Outlook and Cosmopolitan sections of the newspaper when he was editor.
Dates: 1956-1984; Majority of material found in 1967-1983

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

 Collection
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

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

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

 Collection
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

Eudora V. Marshall Commemoration Celebration collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4402
Abstract Eudora V. Marshall was born in Aitkin, Minnesota in 1906, and moved to Duluth in 1924. A poet, Marshall was published in newspapers and magazines, and was one of the few black writers in the U.S. who continued to be published during the Great Depression. The collection includes materials that were generated as a result of the decision to present locally as much of Marshall’s extant work as possible.
Dates: 1986

William M. and Mina N. Prindle family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4526
Abstract The Prindle papers are very incomplete for a family who lived in Duluth from the 1880’s to the 1970s. They consists of color lantern slides, family photographs and portraits, a guest book (scrapbook) of visitors to the Duluth house at 2211 Greysolon Road, photographs of Vassar College, 16 mm films and transfers of film to VHS format in 1993; 56 35mm color negatives of the 2211 Greysolon house rooms and grounds shot by family friend and architect Thomas Shefchik, decades after the Prindle family...
Dates: 1883-1972; Majority of material found in 1906-1972

This is My Country sung by the Carillon Chorale

 Collection
Identifier: S6150
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 12 in. 33 1/3 rpm monographic LP sound recording of the Carillon Chorale, directed by Muriel Lindor. The cover of the record jacket has a photograph by L. Perry Gallagher. The recording was apparently produced by Muriel Lindor, the address on the record jacket is the same as the Lindor Piano and Organ Company which was owned by Lindor and her husband, Clifford. Many of the songs on the album were arranged by Muriel Lindor who plays piano on the...
Dates: circa 1969

C.M. Thurston photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3748
Abstract The photographs of this collection were apparently the property of Mr. C. M. Thurston. Subjects shown in the snapshots are: family life, home interiors, Christmas with children, Lincoln Park, buildings – mostly family dwellings, children with pets, mothers and children on the porch, Seattle, Washington, boats in water, C.A. Nichols, Jr. , Adams School, Oneota Cemetery, 21st Ave. W., Oreck’s Wholesale.
Dates: circa 1890-1935

Twelve Squares Homemakers records

 Collection
Identifier: S4551
Abstract The collection contains secretary’s journals.
Dates: 1969-1988

Twentieth Century Club of Duluth records

 Collection
Identifier: S2301
Abstract The collection contains constitution and by-laws; minutes, 1898-1930; scrapbooks, 1898-1982; yearbooks, 1910-1912; pamphlets and serials; membership directories; conference programs; and organizational histories. Some of the scrapbooks include photographs.
Dates: 1898-1988

Volunteer Center of Greater Duluth records

 Collection
Identifier: S6026
Abstract The collection contains minutes, annual reports, summary financial information, tax records, audits, program and grants files, photographs and videos.
Dates: 1970-2000

West Duluth Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: S6007
Abstract The collection contains six scrapbooks. The scrapbooks hold lists of past presidents and members, newspaper clippings, announcements, programs, and a few snapshots.
Dates: 1934-1997