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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

George A. Beck papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S6039
Abstract The collection contains a June 10, 1959 letter to Beck's Ohio State University professor on the occasion of the professor's retirement and a September 13, 1959 reply from Professor Dan H. Eikenberry, and 8 bound volumes: 1921-1929 course work of George Beck; July 1930 Child Labor and Compulsory Attendance Laws of West Virginia; June 1931 Syllabus for Ohio State University course 817, Seminary in Secondary School...
Dates: 1921-1964

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

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

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 Garden Flower Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2295
Abstract The collection contain Duluth Garden Flower Society bylaws, minutes, 1932-1970; executive board minutes, 1927-1975; lists of executive board members and roll calls, 1933-1939; Society finances, 1953-1975; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, programs, activities, club parties, Flower Show Schedules (booklets)1928-1990s; minimal correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting agendas, brochures, photographs 1957-1990s, and dozens of scrapbooks for the Duluth Garden Flower Society and all of the...
Dates: 1927-2003; Majority of material found in 1930-1990

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

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

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

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

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

Morgan Park School Archives Restoration Committee records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S6080
Abstract

The collection consists of minutes, lists of committee members, funding information, expenses, exhibit subjects and timeline, a CD of the final exhibit on site.

Dates: 2002-2004

Parent Teacher Association, Duluth Council records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3068
Abstract

The collection contains news clippings, 1928-1973; yearbooks, 1943/44-1975/76; and  three general scrapbooks, 1928-1930, 1951-1953. Some photographs are included in the scrapbooks.

Dates: 1928-1975

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

Samuel F. Snively papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6016
Abstract The papers consist of six inches of material and four scrapbooks. Specifically, folders of photographs (1929-32, not dated) and political materials, a brief personal diary, and Duluth promotional items (1916-1937), and four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1924 October-1935 January) pertaining to information on Snively’s political life and public service including important initiatives for Duluth: zoo, parks, libraries, celebrity visits, structures, airport, roads, fraternal organizations,...
Dates: 1882-1958

West Duluth Centennial Committee records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S6156
Abstract

The collection contains minutes, contracts, correspondence, color snapshot photographs of the two days of events in West Duluth and at Bayfront Park, and a copy of the West Duluth Centennial Memory Book: West Duluth Duluth United for a Century 1894-1994.

Dates: 1993-1994

West Duluth slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

West Duluth Women's Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6007
Abstract

The collection contains six scrapbooks. The scrapbooks hold lists of past presidents and members, newspaper clippings, announcements, programs, and a few snapshots.

Dates: 1934-1997

William E. Wickstrom papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4509
Abstract

The collection consists of 14 photographs of Dr. William WIckstrom’s family and John and Maria Wickstrom’s friends, as well as a written transcript of an interview by Dr. Richard Hudelson narrated by Dr. William Wickstrom about local labor history and the Carneys.

Dates: 1913-1918

Young Old Timers of the West End albums

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2450
Abstract

Contains photograph albums from The Young Old Timers of the West End.

Dates: 1911-1926; Majority of material found in 1911, 1926, not dated