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Gust and Hanna Carlson family home photographs

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Identifier: S6163
Scope and Contents The collection contains one bound volume of 53 exterior and interior black and white silver gelatin 8x10 photographs by L. P. Gallagher from 1941 of the Carlson house and furnishings at 202 North 24th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota, small hand-drawn floor plans of the basement and three floors, one 5x7 photograph of the house under construction with the workmen in 1910, and a detail of an undated photograph identified as architect Robert Lobecke. The Flemish style house, designed by architects...
Dates: 1910-1941; Majority of material found in 1910, 1941

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

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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

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

Francis H. Fitzgerald residences photographs and drawings collection

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Identifier: S3784
Abstract The collection consists of 16 photographs of homes in Duluth and five undated, color elevation drawings of four residences and the Peoples Bank.
Dates: 1920-1925; Majority of material found in 1920, 1924-1925, undated

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

Iron Range Schools (Minn.) records

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Identifier: S2416
Abstract This collection appears to be papers collected by John Hearding, Sr., and others which contain information on Minnesota Iron Range public schools (buildings). The collection also contains information on public schools in Mt. Iron, Michigan.
Dates: 1909-1922

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

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

Father Richard Partika photograph collection

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Identifier: S6011
Abstract Contains photographs of various Duluth scenes.
Dates: 1925-1944; Majority of material found in 1939-1944

Linda A. Paulsen papers

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Identifier: S6107
Abstract Linda A. Paulsen bought the Queen Anne style Alfred and Jane McCordic house at 2104 East Superior Street and converted it into a bed and breakfast enterprise called The Immigrant House. The papers relate solely to the house and its restoration.
Dates: 1890-2007

William M. and Mina N. Prindle family papers

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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

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

Thomas J. Shefchik family papers

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Identifier: S6049
Abstract The collection consists of family papers, a small number of the architectural records and drawings, photographs, film strips, and slides for a few building projects reflecting a portion of the long careers of father and son.
Dates: 1920-1990

Soo Line Depot records

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Identifier: S3086
Abstract The collection contains a series of blueprints, 1909-1910, of the depot building; a photograph, circa 1965; and newsclippings, 1971-1974.
Dates: 1909-1974

Frank M. and Alice Rockwell Warren family papers

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Identifier: S6108
Abstract The collection contains Frank M. Warren's records from the Isle Royale Citizens’ Committee 1926-1929.
Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found in 1909-1948

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