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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection
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.
Robert J. Jansen papers
Karon family papers
The collection consists of seven albums containing family photographs, correspondence, and other documents related to the Robert Joseph and Ruth Helen Edelstein Karon family.
Marshall-Wells Company records
The collection consists of articles of incorporation, bylaws, annual reports (1940, 1946, 1948, 1954), titles, leases, deeds, stock certificates, financial statements; a list of salesmen (1953); annual roundup program; photograph of George Hill, John Howe, Sig Soberg (1957), and John Hutman; business letters; promotional material; product advertisements; John Patterson correspondence; a company history; and newspaper articles about the company.
Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection
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.
Merritt family papers
The collection contains personal and financial correspondence, letterpress books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, manuscripts written about local and family history, financial records, legal papers, maps, photographs, one audio cassette of an interview, and reference materials.
Michael and Diane Gallagher family papers
The collection contains a family photograph album/scrapbook, 1912-1988, 2002; a file of biographical information and 8x10 photographs about Annabelle Freeman Gallagher Thompson's career in marketing, service on the Duluth Arena-Auditorium Board, Woman of the Year award in 1969; Perry Gallagher's career until his retirement from photography in 1978.
Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection
The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran.
Red Cliff Lumber Company photograph album
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.
Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs
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.
George B. Sargent papers
The collection contains correspondence and biographical information, 1869–1900; news clippings concerning George Sargent, 1931–1941; photographs including a portrait of Sargent and an image of his house, 1869–1965; and one scrapbook containing personal correspondence concerning Sargent's life, work, and speeches, news clippings, and some maps, 1851–1875.
Scott-Graff Lumber Company records
The collection contains corporate and financial records and minutes; job site and construction records; publicity records; and oversized photos and blueprints.
Seaway Port Authority of Duluth records
The collection contains annual reports, 1954-1977, minutes, 1930-1977, correspondence, files by office divisions, legal materials, news clippings, publications, and photographs.
Thomas J. Shefchik family papers
The collection consists of family papers, a small number of the architectural records and drawings, photographs, film strips, and slides for a few building projects reflecting a portion of the long careers of father and son.
Stillman (Bud) Thompson family papers
The papers include photographs (1908-1994), an undated wedding portrait, account books (about 1900), hunting and fishing licenses (1960-1988), high school diplomas (1930, 1945), letters, military service papers (1932), greeting cards (1954-1963), and service station papers (1941-1992). The largest part of the collection is fishing and hunting photographs.
West Duluth slides
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.
Western Auto Stores photograph collection
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.
- Photographs 26
- Duluth (Minn.) 23
- Business 21
- Buildings 11
- Streets 9
- Architecture 8
- Neighborhoods 8
- Automobiles 7
- Businesses 7
- Correspondence 7
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 7
- Newspaper clippings 7
- Business districts -- Minnesota -- Duluth 6
- City traffic 6
- Employees 6
- Families 6
- Lake Superior 6
- Publications 6
- Associations, institutions, etc. 5
- Hotels 5 + ∧ less
- English 23
- English 2
- Undetermined 2
- Marshall-Wells Company (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- Marshall-Wells Hardware Company (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- United States Steel Corporation 2
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 2
- 1918 Forest Fire 1
- Alworth family 1
- Barclay, Durant, Jr., 1919 June 22-2005 September 24 1
- Barnes, Julius H. (Julius Howland), 1873-1959 1
- Carney, Jack 1
- Curtis, Charles A., 1936-2002 1
- Duluth Chamber of Commerce (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Duluth Zoo (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company 1
- Duluth, Missabe and Northern Railway Company 1
- Gallagher Studio, 1913-1977 1
- Gallagher, Diane Jean Zimmerle 1
- Gallagher, Michael Perry 1
- Goldfine family 1
- Goldfine, Erwin, 1923-2002 1
- Goldfine, Manley, 1928-2009 1 + ∧ less