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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

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

 Collection
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

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection
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 Steam Cooperative Association records

 Collection
Identifier: S4584
Abstract The collection holds: Articles of Incorporation with amendments June 1933, September 1947; By-laws 1943, September 4, 1947, December 31, 1957; purchase agreement by General Waterworks Corporation of Delaware, 1962; Financial records 1932-1958; Reincorporation under Minnesota Laws; Stockholders 1933, 1956, 1962; Reports to city of Duluth 1942-1979; Minutes volume 1929-1933 and 1942-1957
Dates: 1929-1979; Majority of material found in 1929-1962

Duluth Streets photograph collection

 Collection
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

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

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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

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

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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

Great Lakes Naval Training photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S4520
Abstract The collection consists of three 8x10 (broken at the folds), black and white photographs of Duluth men who served in the Great Lakes Naval Training program in WWI.
Dates: 1918, 1940s

Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection

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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

Master Painters' Association records

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Identifier: S4494
Abstract Collection consists of price lists for the work of professional painters for 1910, 1911, 1917.  Title of each three page list is Minimum Prices for Painting, Tinting, Finishing, etc.
Dates: 1910-1917

Menu collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4524
Abstract The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota.
Dates: 1912-2008; Majority of material found in 1912-1958, 1970s, 2000-2008

Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

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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

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

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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

West Duluth slides

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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

Western Auto Stores photograph collection

 Collection
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

Zinsmaster Baking Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S6041
Abstract The collection contains four scrapbook volumes of newspaper clippings of company advertisements, bread industry advertisements, and related newspaper stories on Zinsmaster and its competitors (1919-1934). There are also black and white 8x10 photographs of the silver trophy and four wrapped loaves of Zinsmaster's bread (March 22, 1925), Duluth Zinsmaster Co. open house at the plant, one colored architect’s rendering of Zinsmaster plant (11X14), one original architectural ink drawing of the...
Dates: 1919-1977; Majority of material found in 1919-1934