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Scope and Contents One brief tape, recorded when Dagmar Westin Michler was 78 years old. Michler’s memoir describes the Saturday when fire was spread by high winds in eastern Minnesota, which was started by railroad engine sparks. Michler had been playing in the ashes with her cousin Rubin, and her mother didn’t leave until her husband returned. They packed a small bag of precious items and left in a truck to stay at his mother’s brother Algot’s house. People on Mesabi Avenue were standing on the...
Abstract This collection consists of administrative material relating to Adas Israel Congregation in Duluth, Minnesota.
Found in: Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
Abstract The collection includes minutes of the Aftenro Society, some written in Norwegian; historical logs; scrapbooks; correspondence; annual reports; and photographs. It also includes one audiotape of Mrs. Arnold Berg, Aftenro historian, recounting the history of Aftenro Society.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 60 minute audiocassette tape. Subjects include Morgan Park.
Dates: 1994 October 8
Abstract The collection consists of two series: correspondence and photographs. This collection shows only a small segment of the Alworth family business.
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes (1971-2001), correspondence, activity information, and two photograph albums chronicling chapter activities and events.
Abstract The collection contains promotional materials, pamphlets, correspondence and lists from the Minnesota Committee of the American Historical Association Endowment.
Abstract The collection contains 28 photographs of exterior and interior of a house at 1618 Vermilion Road in Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: circa 1917
Abstract The collection consists of minutes from the first meeting, June 6, 1966, to meeting twenty-five, June 12, 1973; bits of correspondence; memos; copies of the standards used; and a list of committee members.
Abstract The collection contains the charter, board minutes, by-laws, administrative records, correspondence, financial statements, and membership lists.
Dates: 1951-1984; Majority of material found in 1951-1979, 1984
Abstract The rebuilt John Jacob Astor Trading Post at Fond du Lac, Minnesota, was dedicated at Fond du Lac on Sunday, August 4, 1935. The two items comprising this small collection include the letter inviting Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Astor (Lord and Lady Astor, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor, III) to the dedication and the certificate presented to a member of the Astor family on that occasion from the governor of Minnesota, Floyd B. Olson.
Abstract The collection consists of 24 black and white photographs of the Duluth Aerial Bridge, North Shore scenes, Kakabeka Falls of Ontario, Canada, Grand Marais, Temperance River, ore boats, Split Rock Lighthouse, Gun Flint Trail, and others.
Dates: 1937-1968; Majority of material found in 1937, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1968
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles of incorporation; by-laws; updated mission statements; organizational policies and procedures; board minutes and accompanying materials including some financial statements, 1990-2009; newsletters, 1989-1994; letters; news clippings; and phone/drop-in logs.
Scope and Contents 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. The images primarily document the mining industry of the Mesabi Iron Range, but there are a few photographs of Iron Range community small businesses, buildings, and houses of various towns including Aurora, Cook, Hibbing, and Virginia (airport, courthouse, hospital,...
Dates: 1910, 1951-1963; Majority of material found in 1951-1963
Scope and Contents Typed copies of letters loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society for copying in 1931. The letters were "...found at Fond du Lac by Dr. Richard Bardon four or five years ago." according to a memoranda from the St. Louis County Historical Society president January 29, 1931, copied by Helen J. Peterson, St. Louis County Historical Society office staff, February 5, 1931.
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes, constitution and by-laws, financial records, membership lists, and correspondence from 1930-1980. Club concerns and focuses include: utility problems, local celebrations, health issues, other community clubs, schools, and combating communism.
Scope and Contents The collection contains a June 10, 1959 letter to Beck's Ohio State University professor on the occasion of the professor's retirement and a September 13, 1959 reply from Professor Dan H. Eikenberry, and 8 bound volumes: 1921-1929 course work of George Beck; July 1930 Child Labor and Compulsory Attendance Laws of West Virginia; June 1931 Syllabus for Ohio State University course 817, Seminary in Secondary School Administration;...
Scope and Contents 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. The Chicago items are a 1934 entry ticket "a short-term press pass" for Mrs. Edward Raymond Cluett who was Victoria Marie Benson Cluett. She was apparently staff of the Duluth Herald newspaper. There is a set of 19 photographs the size of playing cards, a few of which include Cluett, shot on the grounds of the Chicago Exposition. The remaining...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family photographs that document women workers in the U. S. Steel plant in Morgan Park, and one work identification badge.
Abstract The collection consists of scripts, programs, posters, photographs, reviews, attendance statistics, publicity materials and news releases.
Scope and Contents The collection contains: Articles of Incorporation, minutes of board meetings (1980-1985), names of directors (1956-1973), annual meetings, Reports on Examination (1959-1977), audits, National Blood Policy (1974), financial report (1991), publicity.
Abstract The collection contains a record book of court cases of this Superior, Wisconsin, attorney who was a partner in the firm of Bright and Hayes.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied family papers of Clinton and Julia Brooke who lived in the Lester Park neighborhood of Duluth. The copies include photographs, letters, some newspaper articles, and a Lester Park cookbook for time period of 1901-1912.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diary written from Friday, February 28, 1919 to May 18, 1919. He was in France from June 27, 1918, but the diary only covers his time in France from February 28, 1919 to April 19, 1919. He left France April 19, 1919. On May 2, 1919, Brown was on his 12th day at sea traveling from France to New York. He disembarked from the ship mid-day on May 2, 1919 at New York's Bush Terminal. There are five pages and forms related to his military service, and one page recording...
Dates: 1917 December 12-1919 May 23
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1993 - 2007
Abstract The collection consists of a letter written by Bullen to J. Bardon.
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Duluth, primarily West Duluth, gathered from a variety of sources.
Abstract This collection consists of documents, letters, and photographs of the Rudolph and Kaner families, Jewish families residing in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Found in: Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
Abstract The collection consists of business advertising cards of firms which either conducted business, or were located, in the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Dates: circa 1880
- Collecting Area
- University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections 439
- Upper Midwest Jewish Archives 2
- Duluth (Minn.) 301
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 142
- Photographs 140
- Newspaper clippings 97
- Minutes 88
- Correspondence 75
- Organizations 71
- Scrapbooks 66
- Business 59
- Letters 55
- Publications 53
- Families 51
- Women 49
- Businesses 48
- Membership Lists 40
- Clubs 37
- Financial records 37
- Buildings 35
- Neighborhoods 35
- Associations, institutions, etc. 34 ∧ less
- Yiddish 2
- Hebrew 1
- United States Steel Corporation 11
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 10
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 10
- Duluth Public Schools (Duluth, Minn.) 9
- United States Steel Company 9
- Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior (Duluth, Minn.) 8
- Minnesota 6
- Duluth (Minn.) Public Schools 5
- Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1892) 5
- Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1987) 5
- Sommer, Barbara 5
- St. Louis County Historical Society (Saint Louis County, Minn.) 5
- Duluth Boat Club (Minn.) 4
- Duluth Junior College 4
- Duluth Zoo (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- IWW 4
- Marshall-Wells Company (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- Marshall-Wells Hardware Company (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- Nopeming Sanatorium 4
- Northern Pacific Railroad Company 4 ∧ less