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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...
Scope and Contents 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. It currently holds publications, reports and items from state court records, produced by state agencies, and professional photographers.
Abstract The collection contains architects' drawings and specifications for buildings. Almost all the plans are for structures in northeastern Minnesota, with some plans by local architects for buildings in other areas.
Abstract The Baldwin Flats are located at 711 – 715 West Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota, built in 1891 – 92. The thirteen prints comprising this collection were copied from a photograph album loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society, the copy prints and negatives were then transferred to the NEMHC. The prints show the exterior and interior of the building.
Dates: circa 1899
Scope and Contents 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. A group of approximately 130 Duluth and Duluth-Superior harbor, black and white, 4x5 film negatives from about 1957 are also part of the collection. All of the negatives are aerial shots. While Mr....
Abstract The collection consists of a committee member’s file of materials compiled as part of the work of the preservation committee’s efforts to spearhead community interest and creativity in keeping Central standing.
Scope and Contents A newscast video of the Cook Home the day it was closed.
Abstract The collection consists of information gathered by William Coventry for his book Duluth's Age of Brownstone.
Abstract 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.
Abstract The collection consists of the field data gathered to constitute a survey and organized into the Final Report. This data consists of detailed information on buildings, sites and other cultural resources in the Duluth community.
Abstract The collection consists of one poster, 1979, that depicts the home of Mr. D. Clint Prescott, and three walking tour guides, circa 1993, for downtown Duluth, Minnesota structures and East End residences.
Dates: 1979-circa 1993
Abstract The collection consists of original and copy prints and negatives of Duluth, buildings, sites, views, parks, and development of the area.
Scope and Contents The records are not comprehensive. 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
Dates: 1929-1979; Majority of material found in 1929-1962
Scope and Contents 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.
Abstract The collection contains payroll books, 1892-1900; general journal vouchers for repairs, stock dividends, insurance supplies and sundries, 1892-1894; correspondence regarding normal business activities and train accident reports, 1933-1947; and a 1921 lease. The collection also includes architectural specifications for the building, and payroll records, and casualty reports.
Abstract The collection consists of 1956 articles of incorporation for Duluth Community Chest; a 90 minute interview on cassette tape with 89-year old Glen Merritt on October 26, 1983, about Merritt’s recollections of YMCA’s Camp Miller; and black and white photographs collected by Eldot that may have illustrated his articles in Outlook and Cosmopolitan sections of the newspaper when he was editor.
Dates: 1956-1984; Majority of material found in 1967-1983
Abstract The Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway depot, the Endion Station, located at 1504 South Street, Duluth, was relocated in the summer of 1986 to the area of waterfront development called the Corner of the Lake. This video is the raw footage of the relocation of the building from its original site to the Corner of the Lake area near Canal Park.
Dates: 1986 June
Abstract The photographs document the utility and power plants of a variety of Duluth, Minnesota and Iron Range (Virginia, Hibbing, Ely) city buildings and schools. Other Minnesota and South Dakota city buildings are also documented. Some of the photographs are by professional Duluth photographer Hugh McKenzie.
Abstract The collection consists of identified and unidentified photographs of the Duluth area, with and without corresponding negatives, negatives without corresponding prints and post cards.
Abstract The collection consists of photograph albums from various photographers and collectors.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 1,240 black and white and color slides of Duluth sites, views, events, and activities from 1955-1973. The slides are in slide page protectors, identified and dated, and in good condition.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1918, 1940s
Abstract The collection consists of 8x10 contact sheets of Walter Kamphaus' 4x6 negatives. The images are of scenes and events in recent Duluth history.
Dates: circa 1930s-1950s
Scope and Contents 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. In the 1920s a Work People's College guest and house mother named Olga Johansson met and married Jussie Knute Kangas a teacher of bookkeeping at the college. 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...
Scope and Contents 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. A 1929 booklet of officers (1918-1929) and Bylaws is glued to the inside front cover of volume 2. An undated list of charter members and past presidents...
Dates: 1917-1957; Majority of material found in 1929-1940, 1951-1952, 1955-1957
Abstract The collection is made up of eight photographs by Chester Lewis showing buildings of Duluth or the surrounding area.
Abstract 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.
Dates: not dated
Abstract Collection consists of price lists for the work of professional painters for 1910, 1911, 1917. Title of each three page list is Minimum Prices for Painting, Tinting, Finishing, etc.
Abstract The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.
Abstract The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota.
Dates: 1912-2008; Majority of material found in 1912-1958, 1970s, 2000-2008
- Duluth (Minn.) 30
- Photographs 22
- Architecture 18
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 15
- Business 13
- Streets 12
- Neighborhoods 9
- Women 9
- Associations, institutions, etc. 8
- Automobiles 8
- Schools 8
- St. Louis County (Minn.) 8
- Duluth (Minn.)--History--Pictorial works 7
- Employees 7
- Families 7
- Hotels 7
- Animals 6
- City traffic 6
- Church buildings 5 ∧ less
- English 35
- Undetermined 4
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 3
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 2
- Duluth Boat Club (Minn.) 2
- Nopeming Sanatorium 2
- 1918 Forest Fire 1
- Committee on Preservation of Central High School (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Coventry, William D., 1906-1988 1
- Curtis, Charles A., 1936-2002 1
- Duluth (Minn.) Public Library 1
- Duluth Historic Resources Survey 1
- Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1892) 1
- Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1987) 1
- Duluth Preservation Alliance (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Duluth Public Schools (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Duluth Steam Corporation 1
- Duluth Union Depot and Transfer Company 1
- Duluth Zoo (Duluth, Minn.) 1
- Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company 1
- Eldot, Walter and Goldie, 1920-1999 June 30, ?-1992 March 23 1
- Foster, Charles, 1874 October 14-1968 August 12 1 ∧ less