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1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler

 Collection
Identifier: S6030
Abstract

One brief tape, recorded when Dagmar Westin Michler was 78 years old.

Dates: 1918

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

Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch

 Collection
Identifier: S6138
Abstract

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.

Dates: May 2, 1883

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

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

Albertine Johnson oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S2319
Abstract

The collection consists of three audio recordings of interviews with Albertine Johnson. The interviewer was her son, Rudy Johnson. Interviews took place on September 7, 1977 and May 7, 1978.

Dates: 1977-1978

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

Lakeside Elementary School PTA records

 Collection
Identifier: S6028
Abstract

The collection consists of two volumes of PTA minutes for both general membership meetings and board meetings (vol. 1 March 12, 1929 to March 6, 1933; vol. 2 March 14, 1933 to May 21, 1940), one volume of the executive board’s monthly meeting minutes (Sept. 2, 1935 to May 8, 1940) and scrapbooks for the academic years 1955-1956 and 1956-1957.

Dates: 1917-1991

Morgan Park School PTA records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4498
Abstract

The collection consists of the records of the Morgan Park School PTA.

Dates: 1916-1982

National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis: South St. Louis County Chapter records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S4530
Abstract

The collection consists of the records of the South St. Louis County Chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. The records contain minutes from 1941-1961 and a manual for chapters from January 1, 1961.

Dates: 1941-1961

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

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

Twelve Squares Homemakers records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S4551
Abstract

The collection contains secretary’s journals.

Dates: 1969-1988

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

The Women of Morgan Park oral history project records

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Identifier: S4504
Abstract

The collection consists of two interviews that cover topics and recollections spanning 1919-1960s. The narrators are Sally E. Solomon (approximately 75 minutes) and Pearl Barker (85 minutes).

Dates: 1991 January 1-1991 June 15

Writing for the Social Sciences course records

 Collection
Identifier: S4491
Abstract

The collection is the product of classroom assignments by undergraduate students in the Writing for the Social Sciences courses from 1990-1993.

Dates: 1990-1993