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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 and Anna Sandberg Benson family papers

 Collection
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

Gayle Thoreson Carlson and Carl E. Carlson family papers

 Collection
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
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

John H. Darling papers

 Collection
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
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
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
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

James A. Ferguson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4427
Abstract

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

Dates: circa 1900-1925

Thomas Foster family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2343
Abstract

The collection contains family correspondence and photographs of the family.

Dates: 1852-1874

Goldfine family papers

 Collection
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
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

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
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

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

John P. Johnson papers

 Collection
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

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

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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

Robert C. Mitchell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3027
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, reference materials, photographs and news clippings.

Dates: 1853-1957

Morgan Park School Archives Restoration Committee records

 Collection
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

Pearce family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3730
Abstract

The collection contains loose photographs and pages from a photograph album that belonged to Norman Pearce.

Dates: circa 1908-1927

William M. and Mina N. Prindle family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4526
Abstract The Prindle papers are very incomplete for a family who lived in Duluth from the 1880’s to the 1970s. They consists of color lantern slides, family photographs and portraits, a guest book (scrapbook) of visitors to the Duluth house at 2211 Greysolon Road, photographs of Vassar College, 16 mm films and transfers of film to VHS format in 1993; 56 35mm color negatives of the 2211 Greysolon house rooms and grounds shot by family friend and architect Thomas Shefchik, decades after the Prindle...
Dates: 1883-1972; Majority of material found in 1906-1972

Ross family photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: S6110
Abstract

The collection consists of two photograph albums. The first contains family photos with some descriptive information in the first section of the album. The second contains photos of Minnesota Power and Light installations with dates and descriptions.

Dates: 1919-1937

Stillman (Bud) Thompson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6024
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1900-1994; Majority of material found in 1908-1994

C.M. Thurston photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3748
Abstract

The photographs of this collection were apparently the property of Mr. C. M. Thurston. Subjects shown in the snapshots are: family life, home interiors, Christmas with children, Lincoln Park, buildings – mostly family dwellings, children with pets, mothers and children on the porch, Seattle, Washington, boats in water, C.A. Nichols, Jr. , Adams School, Oneota Cemetery, 21st Ave. W., Oreck’s Wholesale.

Dates: circa 1890-1935

Truman D. Goresline photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S2221
Abstract

Photographer Truman D. Goresline took these photographs while visiting friends at Partridge Lake, now called Colby Lake that is located, in the Aurora-Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota area. The photos are from the years 1908-1919, and include scenes of lake activities and landscapes.

Dates: 1908-1919

Twelve Squares Homemakers records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S4551
Abstract

The collection contains secretary’s journals.

Dates: 1969-1988

Eugene Van Cleef papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6020
Abstract

The collection contains: biographical information, certificates, awards, miscellaneous, 1906-39; photographs 1904, ca. 1912; scrapbook 1911-23, news clippings—Finnish Relief Fund, 1939-40; publications about Duluth and Minnesota, 1912-22; articles by Van Cleef in magazines and newspapers, 1914-69; articles about and of interest to Van Cleef, 1919-70; research interests, 1920-1961; information on Finnish Rya rugs, 1923-25

Dates: 1904-1970