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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hugh McKenzie photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2422
Abstract

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

Dates: 1902-1947

Lyman E. Nylander photograph collection

 Collection — Box: Oversize
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

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