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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Abstract The collection consists of approximately 1,240 black and white and color slides of Duluth sites, views, events, and activities from 1955-1973.
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
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
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.
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.
Abstract The collection includes photographs of views from the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Dates: circa 1902-circa 1914
Abstract The collection consists of one former board member’s files.
Dates: 1977 - 1986
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.
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
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.
Abstract The collection consists of a Master's thesis rewritten as a play about the life of Hephzibeth Merritt.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Abstract The collection consists of yearly programs containing membership lists, dates and topics for discussion.
Abstract The scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1912-1947; Majority of material found in 1912-1940s, 1947
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Abstract The collection contains topic and research files compiled by Ms. Hyvarinen on a wide range of subjects.
- Collecting Area
- University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections 439
- Upper Midwest Jewish Archives 2
- Duluth (Minn.) 301
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 142
- Photographs 140
- Newspaper clippings 97
- Minutes 88
- Correspondence 75
- Organizations 71
- Scrapbooks 66
- Business 59
- Letters 55
- Publications 53
- Families 51
- Women 49
- Businesses 48
- Membership Lists 40
- Clubs 37
- Financial records 37
- Buildings 35
- Neighborhoods 35
- Associations, institutions, etc. 34 ∧ less
- Yiddish 2
- Hebrew 1
- United States Steel Corporation 11
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 10
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 10
- Duluth Public Schools (Duluth, Minn.) 9
- United States Steel Company 9
- Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior (Duluth, Minn.) 8
- Minnesota 6
- Duluth (Minn.) Public Schools 5
- Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1892) 5
- Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1987) 5
- Sommer, Barbara 5
- St. Louis County Historical Society (Saint Louis County, Minn.) 5
- Duluth Boat Club (Minn.) 4
- Duluth Junior College 4
- Duluth Zoo (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- IWW 4
- Marshall-Wells Company (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- Marshall-Wells Hardware Company (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- Nopeming Sanatorium 4
- Northern Pacific Railroad Company 4 ∧ less