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1918 Forest Fire documents
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.
2140 Woodland Avenue, Duluth items
The collection contains two sheets of letterhead for Stocking Landscape gardening at 2140 Woodland Avenue in Hunters Park, Duluth, Minnesota. Also included are two photographs of the house at 2140 Woodland Avenue.
Alworth family papers
The collection consists of two series: correspondence and photographs. This collection shows only a small segment of the Alworth family business.
Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs
The collection consists of industrial photographs taken by the donor during the duration of his studio's operation in Virginia, Minnesota which closed in 1956. Mr. Barclay continued shooting for industrial clients through 1963.
Bud's advertising scrapbooks
The collection consists exclusively of dismantled scrapbooks of the newspaper advertisements bought by Bud’s from 1946-1978 in Duluth newspapers, and an occasional mail order brochure from the shop.
Business Advertising Cards, Duluth (Minn.)
The collection consists of business advertising cards of firms which either conducted business, or were located, in the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch
The collection consists of a single letter, dated May 2nd, 1883, to Agnes Kinnisch from Matthew Carroll or Mrs. Carroll. The letter concerns allegations made against Miss Kinnisch's character and confirms the Carrolls' positive experiences with Miss Kinnisch while she was employed as their domestic servant.
Charles A. Curtis photograph collection
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.
Charles K. Dickerman letters
The collection contains correspondence related to Charles K. Dickerman and his cousin Oscar G. Greene. Many of the letters are between these two individuals, and are related to business, personal, and family subjects.
George Franklin Davis, Sr. papers
The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Davis' business, investments and personal interests.
Division of Customs Duluth Office letters
The collection contains correspondence concerning regulations and invoices.
Duluth Bicentennial Living History Project oral history recordings
The collection consists of audiocassette recordings of four individuals discussing their lives and businesses in Duluth, Minnesota. The discussions were recorded in 1975.
Duluth Board of Trade records
The Duluth Board of Trade records include information about the functioning of the Board of Trade from its inception in 1881 to the dissolution of the company in 1972.
Duluth Builders Exchange records
The collection contains a membership booklet for 1939 and 5 annuals.
Duluth Chamber of Commerce records
The collection contains two minute books; news clippings, 1933-1971; correspondence, 1890-1986; articles of incorporation and by-laws, 1902; pamphlets; and photographs.
Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report
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.
Duluth Growth Company records
The collection consists of annual reports (1984, 1985), balance sheets (1984-1986) and statement of operation to the shareholders from 1983-1988.
Duluth Iron and Metal Company ledger
The collections consists of a one volume business ledger covering December 1904 through June 1906.
Duluth Jaycees records
The collection consists of articles of incorporation (1938, 1960), board and membership minutes 2/5/1929-4/3/1975, reports of annual meetings, a small amount of correspondence, newsletters (1971-1975), yearly attendance records (1953-1956), Project forms for various activities (1971-1974), and one copy of BREEZES From The Port of Duluth, official newspaper of the Duluth Jaycees Vol. 9, No. 6, January, 1960, that includes a "roster of presidents of this chapter since its founding in 1926."
Duluth Steam Cooperative Association records
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
Duluth Streets photograph collection
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.
Edward F. Wahl Company (Wahl's Inc.) records
John Fritzen papers
The collection contains handwritten notes on logging and the lumber business, a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts and biographical materials.
Gallagher Studio photograph collection
The collection consists of identified and unidentified photographs of the Duluth area, with and without corresponding negatives, negatives without corresponding prints and post cards.
Goldfine family papers
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.
Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides
The collection consists of approximately 1,240 black and white and color slides of Duluth sites, views, events, and activities from 1955-1973.
Great Lakes Naval Training photographs
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.
H. Watson Wilson oral history interview
Consists of two audio recordings of an interview with H. Watson Wilson. The interview, conducted by Barbara Sommer on behalf of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, took place on March 23, 1977.
History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews
The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs.
Homecroft Community residents scrapbooks
The scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings.
- Business 67
- Duluth (Minn.) 57
- Photographs 26
- Businesses 25
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 25
- Buildings 16
- Correspondence 16
- Newspaper clippings 16
- Neighborhoods 13
- Business districts -- Minnesota -- Duluth 12
- Letters 12
- Minutes 12
- Associations, institutions, etc. 11
- Employees 11
- Families 11
- West Duluth (Duluth, Minn.) 11
- Work 11
- Organizations 10
- Publications 10
- Architecture 9 + ∧ less
- English 67
- English 6
- Undetermined 3
- Sommer, Barbara 3
- United States Steel Corporation 3
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 2
- Duluth Board of Trade (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- Duluth Chamber of Commerce (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- Marshall-Wells Company (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- Marshall-Wells Hardware Company (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- United States Steel Company 2
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 2
- 1918 Forest Fire 1
- Alworth family 1
- Anderson, , Vicki Lynn Larsen, , 1949- 1
- Andresen, , John,, July 9 1924 1
- Atkins , Samuel F, 1907 July 20-1982 September 25 1
- Barclay, Durant, Jr., 1919 June 22-2005 September 24 1
- Barnes, Julius H. (Julius Howland), 1873-1959 1
- Bester, Earl T., 1900 July 30-1986 April 18 1
- Beukema, Christian F., 1918?-1999 May 14 1
- Bridges, Helen and Russell 1
- Bud's 1 + ∧ less