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1918 Forest Fire documents

 Collection
Identifier: S6057
Abstract

This collection is intended to accommodate miscellaneous, primary documents related to the October 12, 13, 1918 Cloquet-Moose Lake forest fire and its aftermath when provenance or donor information about the material is unclear or not known.

Dates: 1918-1920s

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

 Collection
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

Irving Elementary School PTA records

 Collection
Identifier: S6125
Abstract

The collection consists of 12 PTA scrapbooks, a record book with handwritten minutes from 1946-1952, a homemade book of class photos from 1950 with student names, a convention packet from the 1962 Minnesota Congress of Parents and Teachers, and a scrapbook for the Irving school Mothersingers for the years 1948-1955.

Dates: 1930-1963; Majority of material found in 1930-31, 1938-40, 1942-43, 1948-1963

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Lester Park Literary Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4424
Abstract

The collection consists of by-laws; annual reports; miscellaneous correspondence; yearbooks with meeting notes, membership lists, lists of officers, advisory board members and committee chairpersons; meeting minutes; treasurer's book of dues paid; scrapbooks containing clippings, yearbooks, a few photographs, and annual reports.

Dates: 1901-1986; Majority of material found in 1901-1939, 1955-1986

Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

 Collection — Item Envelope 1
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

Linda A. Paulsen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
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

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

West Duluth slides

 Collection — Box: 1
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