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1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler

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Identifier: S6030
Scope and Contents One brief tape, recorded when Dagmar Westin Michler was 78 years old. Michler’s memoir describes the Saturday when fire was spread by high winds in eastern Minnesota, which was started by railroad engine sparks. Michler had been playing in the ashes with her cousin Rubin, and her mother didn’t leave until her husband returned. They packed a small bag of precious items and left in a truck to stay at his mother’s brother Algot’s house. People on Mesabi Avenue were standing on the...
Dates: 1918

Association for Retarded Citizens (Duluth, Minn.) records

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Identifier: S2398
Abstract The collection contains the charter, board minutes, by-laws, administrative records, correspondence, financial statements, and membership lists.
Dates: 1951-1984; Majority of material found in 1951-1979, 1984

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

George G. Barnum, Sr. Civil War letters

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Identifier: S4571
Abstract The collection consists of letters from Barnum to his parents, sisters and brothers. Seven of the items are not written by George Barnum, Sr., of those seven, four are letters from George Stowits, one is called "general orders", one is called "general orders #66" and one is a "message to 24th corps from Major General John Gibbon."
Dates: 1862 -1865

Bayview Heights Community Club records

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Identifier: S6021
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes, constitution and by-laws, financial records, membership lists, and correspondence from 1930-1980. Club concerns and focuses include: utility problems, local celebrations, health issues, other community clubs, schools, and combating communism.
Dates: 1930-1980

Charles and Anna Sandberg Benson family papers

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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

Blood Donors, Inc. Duluth, Minnesota records

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Identifier: S6040
Scope and Contents The collection contains: Articles of Incorporation, minutes of board meetings (1980-1985), names of directors (1956-1973), annual meetings, Reports on Examination (1959-1977), audits, National Blood Policy (1974), financial report (1991), publicity.
Dates: 1956-1991

Clinton and Julia E. Brooke family papers

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Identifier: S4581
Abstract This collection consists of photocopied family papers of Clinton and Julia Brooke who lived in the Lester Park neighborhood of Duluth. The copies include photographs, letters, some newspaper articles, and a Lester Park cookbook for time period of 1901-1912.
Dates: 1901-1917

Archie Brown papers

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Identifier: S6038
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary written from Friday, February 28, 1919 to May 18, 1919. He was in France from June 27, 1918, but the diary only covers his time in France from February 28, 1919 to April 19, 1919. He left France April 19, 1919. On May 2, 1919, Brown was on his 12th day at sea traveling from France to New York. He disembarked from the ship mid-day on May 2, 1919 at New York's Bush Terminal. There are five pages and forms related to his military service, and one page recording...
Dates: 1917 December 12-1919 May 23

Bryant Elementary School PTA records

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Identifier: S6124
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two record books for the years 1954-1967 and 1968-1973. The volumes contain handwritten minutes of P.T.A. meetings, budgets, and tables which include teachers' names, room numbers, and grades taught.
Dates: 1954-1973; Majority of material found in 1954-1967, 1968-1973

Paul Buffalo oral history project

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Identifier: S6035
Scope and Contents Oral history project of Dr. Timothy Roufs interviewing Paul P. Buffalo (1900-6/1977) from March 1967 – 1977. Mr. Buffalo resided at Ball Club, Minnesota, and the Leech Lake Reservation.

The collection consits of transcripts, audio cassette tapes, CDs of the tapes.

The transcripts are also on the Paul Buffalo web pages developed by Dr. Roufs. http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/Buffalo/Intro-Temp2.html
Dates: 1967-1977

Edward H. and Jennie V. Burger family papers

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Identifier: S6103
Scope and Contents These family papers include letters between Edward Burger and Jennie Gabie before they married, family letters, young Ethel’s letters to “Papa”, references to Burger businesses “Burger & Myer Soaps”, “Burger & Burger Fuel and Feed”; , a patent by Edward called Perfect Pencil Pockets; family photographs, and portrait photographs showing the three children from infancy to adulthood. Ethel Louise Burger Carrillo (1890-1963), or her family, had kept these papers.
Dates: 1877-1963

Carl Nelson interview transcript

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Identifier: S2337
Abstract The collection consists of the transcript of an interview recorded by Elmer Albinson, Director of the Amerian Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dates: 1962-1963

Gayle Thoreson Carlson and Carl E. Carlson family papers

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Identifier: S6019
Scope and Contents 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. Miscellaneous papers including: booklet “Constitution and Rules of Naturalization Club of French Canadians of Duluth” in French; a bowling banquet program from 1950, “Pyramid” letter, miscellaneous; Wedding photographs and guest book; Gayle...
Dates: about 1900-1973

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

Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch

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Identifier: S6138
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a single letter, dated May 2nd, 1883, to Agnes Kinnisch from Matthew Carroll or Mrs. Carroll. The letter concerns allegations made against Miss Kinnisch's character and confirms the Carrolls' positive experiences with Miss Kinnisch while she was employed as their domestic servant.
Dates: May 2, 1883

E. R. Cobb Elementary School memorabilia

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Identifier: S2259
Abstract The collection consists of the program issued on the occasion of the formal re-opening of E.R. Cobb School, May 29, 1919, and a photo of the school.
Dates: 1919

Arthur N. Collins papers

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Identifier: S3033
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, certificates of awards and membership, medical articles (1913-1947) authored by Collins, photographs of Collins' paintings, general photographs, and genealogical information.
Dates: 1807-1947; Majority of material found in 1807, 1909-1947

Concerned Citizens for Central Hillside Community Center records

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Identifier: S4523
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, minutes from 1977, 1978, articles of incorporation, articles of incorporation for Institute of Afro-American Awareness, constitution and by-laws; an abstract from about 1972 “to marshal the resources of the black community; Urban Renewal Plan for Central Hillside Area, November 1972.
Dates: 1972-1978

Cook County Family Services Department records

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Identifier: S2379
Abstract This collection contains board minutes, budget proposals, financial records, correspondence, reports, handbooks, administrative file, and case files on participants in program.
Dates: 1966-1968

Franklin L. Cowen family photographs

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Identifier: S6149
Scope and Contents The collection contains 8 photographs and the certificate of marriage for Frank L Cowen and Susan Bagley. Photographs depict Franklin Cowen and friends, Susan Bagley Cowen’s parents Arvin and Nancy Bagley, two interior images of the family home in Ely (1906), interior and exterior images of the Cowen & Zimmerman interior decorating business at 531 E Superior Street in Duluth, and a portrait taken by Louis Dworshak of Reginald Cowen as a child with his dog “Sonia”.
Dates: 1892-1916

John H. Darling papers

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Identifier: S3030
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, diaries, articles and addresses written by Darling, a subject file, personal financial materials, news clippings, photographs, and engineering plans.
Dates: 1813-1965

Eloise Marie Decker College Days album

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Identifier: S6003
Scope and Contents 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.  Eloise's nickname was Pete. She and her brother gave each other nicknames when she was very young: she was Pete, he was...
Dates: 1901-1902

Duluth Heights Winter Frolic records

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Identifier: S4547
Abstract The collection consists of 1 photograph and 140 color slides of the Duluth Heights Winter Frolic.
Dates: 1954-1970

Duluth Junior College scrapbook

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Identifier: S6017
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 84 page fragile scrapbook with primarily unidentified and undated local news clippings and 6 photos and 1 photocopied photo. The news clippings about Duluth Junior College include classes, social events, clubs, faculty, men’s and women’s sports, etc. The photographs include students in class rooms and the men’s basketball team. Includes a clipping of an African American women in the 1928 graduating class, page 18; Judge Clarence R. Magney, page 34; and...
Dates: 1938-1941

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 Schools Night Schools records

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Identifier: S3688 Night Schools
Abstract The collection contains registration cards, attendance records, naturalization records and some grade information for students enrolled in the Duluth Public Schools Night Schools/Community Education program.
Dates: 1922-1964

East High School PTA scrapbooks

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Identifier: S4577
Abstract The collection consists of two PTA scrapbooks for the years 1949-1950 and 1960-1961.
Dates: 1949-1961; Majority of material found in 1949-1950, 1960-1961

Elfrida Vipont Foulds Papers

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Identifier: CLRC-840
Abstract The collection contains production material for books and essays written by Elfrida Vipont Foulds.
Dates: circa 1939-1977

Endion Elementary School PTA scrapbooks

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Identifier: S4428
Abstract The collection scrapbooks include PTA chronology of activities, projects, members, officers and photographs.
Dates: 1937-1969