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George Thrana, Master Stone Sculptor transcript

 Collection
Identifier: S2339
Abstract The collection consists of a transcript of a lecture presented at a meeting of the St. Louis County Historical Society, March 18, 1980. The lecture dealt with George Thrana and his work as a stone carver in the city of Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1980

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

John Gilomen papers

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Identifier: S3171
Abstract This collection contains a certificate of citizenship (passport) from Scheunenberg, Switzerland, a typed translation of that document, and a homestead certificate from Duluth, Minnesota, dated 1874.
Dates: 1851-1874

Glen Avon Presbyterian Church records

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Identifier: S3131
Abstract The collection contains material concerning Glen Avon Church collected by the Macfarlane family including: letters regarding dolls for the Annual Flower Show Association, and auxiliary of the church, 1898; church event pamphlets and weekly church bulletins, 1898–1973; correspondence regarding donation of church bell, 1910; news clippings concerning the Flower Show and the first pastor, 1898–1947; and three photographs of the church and Mr. MacFarlane, 1890–1962.
Dates: 1898-1973

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

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

Great Lakes Naval Training photographs

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Identifier: S4520
Abstract The collection consists of three 8x10 (broken at the folds), black and white photographs of Duluth men who served in the Great Lakes Naval Training program in WWI.
Dates: 1918, 1940s

Walter Joss Green papers

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Identifier: S3170
Abstract The collection contains letters from Mitchell and McClure Lumber to Walter Green including a contract as the captain of  the tug Ada Barrett for the 1898 sailing season and two letters of reference; other letters concerning Green's work in the harbor; a memorial card for Walter Joss who is presumably Green's maternal grandfather; and citizenship papers.
Dates: 1858-1904; Majority of material found in 1858, 1888-1904

H. Watson Wilson oral history interview

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Identifier: S2210
Abstract Consists of two audio recordings of an interview with H. Watson Wilson. The interview, conducted by Barbara Sommer on behalf of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, took place on March 23, 1977.
Dates: 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

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

Health Systems Agency of Western Lake Superior records

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Identifier: S3770
Abstract The collection consists of one former board member’s files.
Dates: 1977 - 1986

Hearding family papers

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Identifier: S3672
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries belonging to William H., correspondence files of John H. Sr. dating from World War I and II concerning the war effort and war related experiences. 
Dates: 1861-1977

Gustav A. Hedman papers

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Identifier: S6031
Scope and Contents The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964) itemized below, and one of employment records, local and state health department reports, and correspondence (1904-1941). Folder two holds December 30, 1927 letters about "disposal of dairy products from the Louis Jacobson farm in Cotton Township where a typhoid fever case developed." There is one scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Milk Inspection and milk regulations (1904-1955). Folder...
Dates: 1904-1964; Majority of material found in 1904-1955

William F. Henry scrapbook

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Identifier: S3148
Abstract The collection consists of one scrapbook containing letters of appreciation and congratulation, and news clippings pertaining to Penn Yan, New York, social events, post office news, and some personal events.
Dates: 1912-1922

Hepzibeth Woman of Iron play

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Identifier: S4515
Abstract The collection consists of a Master's thesis rewritten as a play about the life of Hephzibeth Merritt.
Dates: 1991

Highland Improvement Company records

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Identifier: S3169
Abstract The collection contains a list of property purchases and purchase agreement and a sheet of their stationary with address and capital stock and a letter from the Minneapolis Street Railway Company concerning the need for an incline railway in order to make their real estate valuable.
Dates: 1889

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

History of Duluth’s Women’s Organizations videorecordings

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Identifier: 1363
Abstract Contains materials from a Spring 2012 University for Seniors study group course, History of Duluth Women’s Organizations, led by Tina Welsh.The collection includes 11 video recordings of presentations by volunteers and professionals from women’s organizations in Duluth, Minnesota and a printed syllabus for the course.
Dates: 2012

History of Western Lake Superior Sanitary District oral history project

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Identifier: S6146
Scope and Contents This project recorded the memories and experiences of early employees, board members, and community leaders involved in the establishment and start-up of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) in Duluth, Minnesota. Fifteen narrators participated.  (A father and son were interviewed together.) Thirteen interviews were recorded in high quality .WAV format and AVCHD video as well as MS Word documents.  One narrator declined recording: the interview was transcribed into MS Word...
Dates: 2010

Home Culture Club of Duluth (Minn.) programs

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Identifier: S2409
Abstract The collection consists of yearly programs containing membership lists, dates and topics for discussion.
Dates: 1897-1917

Homecroft Community residents scrapbooks

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Identifier: S4556
Abstract The scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1912-1947; Majority of material found in 1912-1940s, 1947

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

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
Scope and Contents 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

Trevanion W. Hugo papers

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Identifier: S3166
Abstract The collection contains election materials, mayoral, personal and business correspondence, speeches, articles and letters by Hugo, material on social activities, descriptions of Hugo, and his personal diary from 1902–1913.
Dates: 1899-1923

Human Resources Planning Coalition of Greater Duluth papers

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Identifier: S3723
Abstract The collection consists of the files kept by the Chair of the Community Services Survey Committee beginning with the organizational meeting, May 28, 1969, of the Human Resources Planning Coalition.
Dates: 1964-1973

Hunter and MacFarlane Family scrapbooks

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Identifier: S4501
Abstract The collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Mary Gouveia. The first volume chronicles the Hunter family. The second volume covers the MacFarlane family.
Dates: compiled 1989-1991

Virginia Hyvarinen papers

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Identifier: S4441
Abstract The collection contains topic and research files compiled by Ms. Hyvarinen on a wide range of subjects.
Dates: 1880-1988