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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

Paul E. Anderson photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4455
Abstract

The collection consists of color and black and white photographs of the interior and exterior of the Old Main building on the lower campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD).

Dates: circa 1990

Baldwin Flats photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3756
Abstract

The Baldwin Flats are located at 711 – 715 West Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota, built in 1891 – 92. The thirteen prints comprising this collection were copied from a photograph album loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society, the copy prints and negatives were then transferred to the NEMHC. The prints show the exterior and interior of the building.

Dates: circa 1899

Jay O. Bergeson papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3185
Abstract

The collection contains two typewritten notebooks, 1911–1924, and a dismantled photograph collection album, 1914–1922, all pertaining to the Mesaba Railway Company.

Dates: 1911-1923

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

District Court exhibit photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S3729
Abstract

The collection consists of District Court exhibit photographs filed in the Clerk of Court’s office between 1911 and 1917 approximately. The photographs appear to be accident scenes or locations of accidents/incidents in Chisholm, Virginia, Biwabik, and Gilbert, MN.

Dates: 1911-1916

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3764
Abstract

The collection consists of a four page report and one page cover letter, both dated April 1, 1966, and 26 black and white silver gelatin, 8x10, photographs. The photographs are of blocks and buildings between Michigan Street and Second Street, Mesabi Avenue to Third Ave. East.

Dates: 1966

Duluth Historic Resources Survey records

 Collection
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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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 Schools photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3761
Abstract

The collection consists of seven photographs.

Dates: circa 1890, 1920

Duluth Streets photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
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

Walter and Goldie Eldot papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S4527
Abstract

The collection consists of 1956 articles of incorporation for Duluth Community Chest; a 90 minute interview on cassette tape with 89-year old Glen Merritt on October 26, 1983, about Merritt’s recollections of YMCA’s Camp Miller; and black and white photographs collected by Eldot that may have illustrated his articles in Outlook and Cosmopolitan sections of the newspaper when he was editor.

Dates: 1956-1984; Majority of material found in 1967-1983

Francis H. Fitzgerald residences photographs and drawings collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

 Collection — Box: 1
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

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

 Collection
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

General Historical Photograph Album collection

 Collection — Volume: 42
Identifier: S2396
Abstract

The collection consists of photograph albums from various photographers and collectors.

Dates: 1867-1972

Gnesen Township records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2430
Abstract

The collection contains two clerk's ledgers, 1879-1908, 1908-1912; photocopied census records, 1858-1905; photocopied school census, 1934, 1938; miscellaneous financial records, a list of qualified electors, 1938; a summary of votes of primary elections, 1936, and School Board minutes related to the fire and subsequent rebuilding of School #2, 1925-1926, and a photograph of the Gnesen Community Center, 1981.

Dates: 1858-1981; Majority of material found in 1858-1912, 1936-1943, 1981

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

John J. and Edwin J. Hibbard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4499
Abstract

The collection contains photographs consisting of family portraits, bicycles, rifles, houses and work places from 1885-1948; a biography from 1892-1969 and articles from the Northwestern Gun Club of Duluth from 1921-1966; guns, shooting ledgers from 1933-1969; the National Rifle Association from 1926-1933; weather report and diary of John J. Hibbard from 1911-1962.

Dates: 1885-1969

Ray Hinnenkamp CCC Camp photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6093
Abstract

The collection consists of black and white and hand colored snapshots of the camp in summer and winter, camp buildings, men working and recreating at the camp, scenic views of Lake Superior, and animals – fawn, moose, ruffed grouse, wolf, black bear, and a pet dog. The men are not identified, and the scenes are not described.

Dates: 1938

Iron Range Schools (Minn.) records

 Collection — Box: SC
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

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

Walter T. Kamphaus photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3757
Abstract

The collection consists of 8x10 contact sheets of Walter Kamphaus' 4x6 negatives. The images are of scenes and events in recent Duluth history.

Dates: circa 1930s-1950s

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

Chester Lewis photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4418
Abstract

The collection is made up of eight photographs by Chester Lewis showing buildings of Duluth or the surrounding area.

Dates: 1917-1920

Marshall-Wells Best Quality paint division photograph album

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: U6243
Content Description The collection consists of one photograph album containing black-and-white images of buildings in Duluth, Minnesota. Handwritten and typed descriptions on the backs of the photographs include building names and the type of paint or varnish used on the exteriors of the buildings. A few interiors are also incuded. The photographs appear to be by Louis P. Gallagher of Gallagher Studios. Buildings include govenrnment buildings, businesses, hotels, apartment buildings, hospitals, and schools....
Dates: 1914 - 1928

Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
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

Mattson, Charles G. and Grace W. family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6069
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs of a logger's homestead (1910-1911). The photographs are divided into subjects: women and children, recreation, equipment (log hauler), workers, and camp.

Dates: 1910-1911

Hugh McKenzie photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2422
Abstract

The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.

Dates: 1902-1947