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Babbit, Minnesota and Mesabi Iron Company Sinter Plant photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3740
Abstract

The collection consists of 60 photographs of the town of Babbitt, Minnesota and the sinter plant of the Mesabi Iron Company.

Dates: 1920-1946

Charles and Anna Sandberg Benson family papers

 Collection — Box: SC
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

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

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

Gustav A. Hedman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6031
Abstract

The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964), and one of employment records, local and state health department reports, and correspondence (1904-1941). Folder two holds December 30, 1927 letters about "disposal of dairy products from the Louis Jacobson farm in Cotton Township where a typhoid fever case developed."

Dates: 1904-1964; Majority of material found in 1904-1955

Heimbach Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4583
Abstract

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?

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Abstract

The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.

Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Robert J. Jansen papers

 Collection — Box: 13
Identifier: S6023
Abstract The collection consists of family papers and photographs, organization records, and business records. The papers span Jansen’s life from grade school through college, political activities of the 1990s, Jansen's activism as a gay man, teaching career from Cal State Fresno through The College of St. Scholastica including the CSS grievance over tenure (1982-1983), the beginnings of his gay bar The Main Club, and the purchase and renovation of a Victorian house (his home in Duluth (1215 East...
Dates: 1949-2001

Joe Markonich photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6159
Abstract

The collection contains 84 snapshots taken at Nopeming Sanatorium outside of Duluth, Minnesota, and 3 postcards.

Dates: 1928-1933; Majority of material found in 1928, 1933, and not dated

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

Selma Johnson Niemi photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6062
Abstract

The collection consists of 104 primarily unidentified small photographs, glued to black photo album paper, that depict Selma Johnson as an employee at Nopeming tuberculosis sanitarium casually or on-duty with other people employees or patients residing there for care. Nopeming staff, facilities, and grounds are shown.

Dates: circa 1914

Red Cliff Lumber Company photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: S4516
Abstract

The album is a nearly day-by-day visual log of new construction of a mill at the Duluth waterfront, presumably at 39th Avenue West.

Dates: 1913 April 10-1913 December 2

Western Auto Stores photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4594
Abstract

This collection contains 140 photographs of Duluth and 16 items of Superior, Wisconsin. All of the photographs are 4x6 or snapshots and have no corresponding negatives. A few of the photographs of Michigan street and 202 West Superior street includes signs for Western Auto Stores or Western Auto Stores Service Department.

Dates: 1949 March-1953 February; Majority of material found in 1949, 1953