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Alworth family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3635
Abstract The collection consists of two series: correspondence and photographs. This collection shows only a small segment of the Alworth family business.
Dates: 1895-1967

American Land and Timber Company records

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Identifier: S3075
Abstract The collection contains articles of incorporation, May 1911; minutes of the Board of Directors; an account ledger, 1911-1929; two cashbooks, 1911-1929; a tract book describing the land owned, its location, and the amount and quality of timber; and two maps of the area. Also included are stock certificates, 1919-1920.
Dates: 1911-1929

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative records

 Collection
Identifier: S3077
Abstract The collection contains annual reports, 1964-1968, and the newsletter, Hy-Line By-Line,1964-1969.
Dates: 1964-1969

Julius H. Barnes papers

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Identifier: S3025
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, articles, pamphlets, photographs, news clippings, sketchbooks, a tape recording, and miscellaneous reference materials. Most of the records originate from the period between 1940-1958 and document Barnes' financial interests and his involvement in the St. Lawrence Seaway project. Some personal correspondence is also included.
Dates: 1877-1959; Majority of material found in 1940-1958

Brainerd-Cuyuna Mining Company records

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Identifier: S3658
Abstract The collection contains land leases, land lots and prices marked on township grid maps, description of the Brainerd-Cuyuna Mine and operating expenses.
Dates: 1912-1916

Bud's advertising scrapbooks

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Identifier: S3799
Abstract The collection consists exclusively of dismantled scrapbooks of the newspaper advertisements bought by Bud’s from 1946-1978 in Duluth newspapers, and an occasional mail order brochure from the shop.
Dates: 1946-1978

Business Advertising Cards, Duluth (Minn.)

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Identifier: S2415
Abstract The collection consists of business advertising cards of firms which either conducted business, or were located, in the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Dates: circa 1880

Benton B. Byers papers

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Identifier: S3113
Abstract The collection contains a diploma, photograph and news clippings from 1904–1972, a plant sketchbook, a scrapbook, and various items of Benton Byers' father Fredrick W. Byers including journals, notes, and letters from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1972

Chicago Ore Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2231
Abstract The collection consists of one volume of corporate minutes and two volumes of stock certificates.
Dates: 1906-1913

City Realty Company ledgers

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Identifier: S3023
Abstract The collection contains financial ledgers of a Duluth, Minnesota realty company.
Dates: 1907-1916

William H. Cole estate inventory

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Identifier: S3634
Abstract The collection contains an inventory of Cole’s estate, drawn up at his death for probate court.
Dates: 1915

Jay Cooke and Company records

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Identifier: S3183
Abstract The collection contains a copy of an 1880 “catalog of stocks, bonds, western lands, town lots and other real estate belonging to Jay Cooke and Co. in bankruptcy to be sold.” The collection also includes a business card, telegraph ciphers, copies of two notes, a catalog.
Dates: 1866-1934; Majority of material found in 1866-1880, 1934

Coolerator Company records

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Identifier: S2371
Abstract The collection contains product advertisements with descriptions, National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standards, specifications and parts drawings, correspondence with James E. Frykdahl, Head of Coolerator's Engineering Department, and a copy of the firm's public auction.
Dates: 1921-1954

Duluth Builders Exchange records

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Identifier: S3637
Abstract The collection contains a membership booklet for 1939 and 5 annuals.
Dates: 1939-1958

Duluth Chamber of Commerce records

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Identifier: S3065
Abstract The collection contains two minute books; news clippings, 1933-1971; correspondence, 1890-1986; articles of incorporation and by-laws, 1902; pamphlets; and photographs. 
Dates: 1889-2000

Duluth Imperial Mill Company collection

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Identifier: S3650
Abstract The collection consists of an advertisement for the opening of the Duluth mill and an employee notice regarding spitting.
Dates: circa 1889

Duluth Iron and Metal Company ledger

 Collection
Identifier: S4585
Scope and Contents The collections consists of a one volume business ledger covering December 1904 through June 1906.
Dates: 1904-1906

Duluth Linen Company catalog

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Identifier: S3618
Abstract The collection contains a 1936 company catalogue with descriptions and photographs of Duluth Linen Company products and prices.
Dates: 1936

Duluth Living History Project videotapes

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Identifier: S3035
Abstract The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.
Dates: 1986-1990

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-Superior Steamship Company journal

 Collection
Identifier: S3024
Abstract The collection contains one financial ledger.
Dates: 1890-1897

Duluth Tent & Awning Company records

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Identifier: S2405
Abstract The collection consists of financial ledgers.
Dates: 1915-1949; Majority of material found in 1911-1912, 1915-1949

Fitger Brewing Company records

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Identifier: S3720
Abstract The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, accounting and sales ledgers, payroll cards, real estate, one film circa 1939 (WDSE video copy), and brewing records spanning the operation from near its beginning to its close.
Dates: 1898-1972

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

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Identifier: S4475
Abstract The collection consists of identified and unidentified photographs of the Duluth area, with and without corresponding negatives, negatives without corresponding prints and post cards.
Dates: 1890-1963

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

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

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

Roy E. Halvorson papers

 Collection
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

Heimbach Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4583
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three photographs and one business ledger. The photographs are a portrait of William P. Heimbach, one image of Duluth and Superior lumbermen at an outing at Namekan Lake Sept 5-7, 1919, the Virginia & Rainy Lake Co., and employees of the Endion Lumber Co, about 1920. The one volume ledger is from the Heimbach Lumber Company cover March through July, 1883.
Dates: 1883-circa 1920; Majority of material found in 1883, 1919-1920?

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

Hotel Duluth collection

 Collection
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