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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

Julius H. Barnes papers

 Collection
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

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

Edward H. and Jennie V. Burger family papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6103
Abstract

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

Gayle Thoreson Carlson and Carl E. Carlson family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6019
Abstract

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.

Dates: about 1900-1973

Gust and Hanna Carlson family home photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6163
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1941; Majority of material found in 1910, 1941

Arthur N. Collins papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Franklin L. Cowen family photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6149
Abstract

The collection contains 8 photographs and the certificate of marriage for Frank L Cowen and Susan Bagley.

Dates: 1892-1916

John H. Darling papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1901-1902

Duluth Heights Winter Frolic records

 Collection — Box: SC
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

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S6017
Abstract

The collection consists of one 84 page fragile scrapbook with primarily unidentified and undated local news clippings and 6 photos and 1 photocopied photo.

Dates: 1938-1941

Family Service of Duluth records

 Collection
Identifier: S4414
Abstract

The collection consists of articles of incorporation, bylaws and amendments, annual reports, minutes, financial statements, correspondence, newsletters, policies, a few photographs, and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1910-1987

James A. Ferguson family papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4427
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of the James A. Ferguson family.

Dates: circa 1900-1925

Thomas Foster family papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S2343
Abstract

The collection contains family correspondence and photographs of the family.

Dates: 1852-1874

Goldfine family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2317
Abstract

The collection contains family and business papers, photographs, slides, one film, scrapbooks and photograph albums. The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, publications, minutes, photographs, financial reports, and news clippings for Goldfine's, Miller Furniture Company, Spirit Mountain Authority, Temple Israel, and the Goldfine family.

Dates: 1920-1977

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?

Anderson Hilding papers

 Collection — Box: 40
Identifier: S2384
Abstract

The collection contains personal and professional papers: family correspondence, professional correspondence, literature files, laboratory research reports and notebooks, organization files, grants files, laboratory slides and photographs.

Dates: 1934-1973

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

Mary Hugo reminiscence 75 Years Later

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S2285
Abstract

The collection consists of a manuscript titled "75 Years Later." It describes Ms. Hugo's final months in the Hugo family home in 1957 and her attempt to clear the house of 75 years of family possessions. The essay uses these possessions to recount a family history.

Dates: 1957-1970

International Institute, Duluth (Minn.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3014
Abstract

The collection, arranged alphabetically by subject, contains reference materials, correspondence, photographs, minutes, and bulletins.

Dates: 1926-1963

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

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

Charles F. Johnson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3043
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, sketches, newsclippings and other reference materials.

Dates: 1853-1956

John P. Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3126
Abstract

The collection contains business correspondence, 1908–1932; news clippings of personal life and friends, 1911–1935; photographs of John P. Johnson, 1929–1931; miscellaneous, 1901–1935; and one scrapbook with news clippings of bank statements of condition, political articles, stock market conditions, census figures, and personal items, 1888–1914.

Dates: 1901-1935

Erling Jonassen oral history interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6129
Abstract

The collection consists of digital recordings of interviews of Erling Jonassen by Stephanie Hemphill conducted in November 2008, focusing on his World War II experiences. In addition to these recordings the collection includes a printed transcript of the interviews (9 pages), a digital copy and printed transcript (3 pages) of a Minnesota Public Radio program by Stephanie Hemphill featuring Erling Jonassen, and digital copies of photographs provided by Mr. Jonassen.

Dates: 2008 November

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

Karon family papers

 volume
Identifier: U6253
Abstract

The collection consists of seven albums containing family photographs, correspondence, and other documents related to the Robert Joseph and Ruth Helen Edelstein Karon family.

Dates: 1890 - 2000