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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

Rosalie Alstadt oral history interview

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Identifier: S4560
Abstract The collection consists of one 60 minute audiocassette tape. Subjects include Morgan Park.
Dates: 1994 October 8

Bayview Heights Community Club records

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Identifier: S6021
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1930-1980

George A. Beck papers

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Identifier: S6039
Abstract 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;...
Dates: 1921-1964

Charles and Anna Sandberg Benson family papers

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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

Clinton and Julia E. Brooke family papers

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Identifier: S4581
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1901-1917

Margaret Carroll oral history interview

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Identifier: S4558
Abstract The collection consists of one audiocassette tape of an oral history interview about life in Morgan Park.
Dates: 1994

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

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Identifier: S6076
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1957-1999

Coalition to Stop the Des Moines records

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Identifier: S6006
Abstract The collection consists of the records, letters, news coverage, editorials, and other written materials generated by the group to inform and persuade people to their point of view or in response to the Coalition and local points of view. The collection also contains 29 over sized rally posters.
Dates: 1997-1998

Concerned Citizens for Central Hillside Community Center records

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Identifier: S4523
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, minutes from 1977, 1978, articles of incorporation, articles of incorporation for Institute of Afro-American Awareness, constitution and by-laws; an abstract from about 1972 “to marshal the resources of the black community; Urban Renewal Plan for Central Hillside Area, November 1972.
Dates: 1972-1978

Eloise Marie Decker College Days album

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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 Garden Flower Society records

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Identifier: S2295
Abstract The collection contain Duluth Garden Flower Society bylaws, minutes, 1932-1970; executive board minutes, 1927-1975; lists of executive board members and roll calls, 1933-1939; Society finances, 1953-1975; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, programs, activities, club parties, Flower Show Schedules (booklets)1928-1990s; minimal correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting agendas, brochures, photographs 1957-1990s, and dozens of scrapbooks for the Duluth Garden Flower Society and all of the...
Dates: 1927-2003; Majority of material found in 1930-1990

Duluth Heights Winter Frolic records

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Identifier: S4547
Abstract The collection consists of 1 photograph and 140 color slides of the Duluth Heights Winter Frolic.
Dates: 1954-1970

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

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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

Homecroft Community residents scrapbooks

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Identifier: S4556
Abstract The scrapbooks are comprised of newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1912-1947; Majority of material found in 1912-1940s, 1947

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

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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

Robert J. Jansen papers

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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 Second...
Dates: 1949-2001

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

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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

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

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Identifier: S6009
Abstract The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.
Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Lakeside Elementary School PTA records

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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: 1917-1957; Majority of material found in 1929-1940, 1951-1952, 1955-1957

Master Painters' Association records

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Identifier: S4494
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.
Dates: 1910-1917

McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Company records

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Identifier: S4550
Abstract The collection consists of one record of the McDougall-Duluth Shipbuilding Company.
Dates: 1919-1920

Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

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Identifier: S6060
Abstract The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran.
Dates: 1900-1996; Majority of material found in 1958-1966

Morgan Park School Archives Restoration Committee records

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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

Morgan Park School PTA records

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Identifier: S4498
Abstract The collection consists of the records of the Morgan Park School PTA.
Dates: 1916-1982

Observation Community Club records

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Identifier: S2461
Abstract The collection consists of minutes, script and typed copy, from July 26, 1909–December 24, 1931; a brief history of the Observation Community Club; its constitution and bylaws; the constitution and bylaws of other community clubs in the city; and a list of names and officers of various community clubs in the city that were used as “contacts”.
Dates: 1909-1938

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

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Identifier: S4525
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1958-1962; Majority of material found in 1962

Samuel F. Snively papers

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Identifier: S6016
Abstract The papers consist of six inches of material and four scrapbooks. Specifically, folders of photographs (1929-32, not dated) and political materials, a brief personal diary, and Duluth promotional items (1916-1937), and four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1924 October-1935 January) pertaining to information on Snively’s political life and public service including important initiatives for Duluth: zoo, parks, libraries, celebrity visits, structures, airport, roads, fraternal organizations,...
Dates: 1882-1958

United States Steel Plant, Morgan Park videotape

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Identifier: S4514
Abstract The amateur video consists of 10 minutes of silent black and white footage from 1972 of the plant grounds, plus five minutes of color footage from 1986.
Dates: 1972-1986; Majority of material found in 1972, 1986

United West End - Citizens' Organizations Acting Together records

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Identifier: S2273
Abstract The collection contains agendas and minutes, an audit covering the years 1975 and 1976, a National Commission on Neighborhoods case study of UWE-COACT, correspondence and reports pertaining to a funding controversy between UWE-COACT and United Way of Greater Duluth in 1977, news clippings, circulars, and newsletters.
Dates: 1975-1979