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1918 Forest Fire documents

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Identifier: S6057
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.
Dates: 1918-1920s

Aftenro Society records

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Identifier: S2254
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.
Dates: 1910-1976

Alworth family papers

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Identifier: S3635
Abstract The collection consists of two series: correspondence and photographs. This collection shows only a small segment of the Alworth family business.
Dates: 1895-1967

AARP, University View 926 Chapter records

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Identifier: S6034
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes (1971-2001), correspondence, activity information, and two photograph albums chronicling chapter activities and events.
Dates: 1971-2001

Atwood Family vacation photographs

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Identifier: S3738
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

Baldwin Flats photographs

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Identifier: S3756
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

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

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Identifier: S4528
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

George A. Beck papers

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

Charles and Anna Sandberg Benson family papers

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Identifier: S4533
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...
Dates: 1909-1940

Albert and Alfreda Berg family papers

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Identifier: S6087
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.
Dates: 1926-1949

Manley Patrick Burns papers

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Identifier: S2421
Abstract The collection contains photographs of Duluth, primarily West Duluth, gathered from a variety of sources.
Dates: 1880-1967

Benton B. Byers papers

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Identifier: S3113
Abstract The collection contains a diploma, photograph and news clippings from 1904–1972, a plant sketchbook, a scrapbook, and various items of Benton Byers' father Fredrick W. Byers including journals, notes, and letters from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1972

Cabinet card and postcard photograph collection

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Identifier: S4405
Abstract Cabinet and photographic post cards donated because there is evidence in most of the images that they were taken or in some way connected to Duluth.
Dates: circa 1906

Cabinet Card portraits

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Identifier: S3728
Abstract The collection consists of seven cabinet cards, all but one of which is albumen.
Dates: circa 1890s

Gayle Thoreson Carlson and Carl E. Carlson family papers

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Identifier: S6019
Scope and Contents 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. Miscellaneous papers including: booklet “Constitution and Rules of Naturalization Club of French Canadians of Duluth” in French; a bowling banquet program from 1950, “Pyramid” letter, miscellaneous; Wedding photographs and guest book; Gayle...
Dates: about 1900-1973

Gust and Hanna Carlson family home photographs

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Identifier: S6163
Scope and Contents 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. The Flemish style house, designed by architects...
Dates: 1910-1941; Majority of material found in 1910, 1941

Caswell & Davy photographs

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Identifier: S4492
Abstract The collection consists of photographs by Caswell & Davy. The photographs are of Superior Street from 1st or 2nd Avenue West, looking east up the hill and down toward the water; also, there is a photograph of the steamer "Arizona" from 1868.
Dates: 1870-1875

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

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Identifier: S6076
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....
Dates: 1957-1999

Clyde Iron Works records

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Identifier: S2365
Abstract The collection contains records of Clyde Iron Company (1889), Northwestern Supply Company (1899), Northwestern Manufacturing Company (1899), Clyde Iron Works, Cleveland Duluth Company, Inc. (1920), Willamette Clyde Company (Oregon, 1923), Cleveland Duluth Holding Company of Minnesota (1926) and Clyde Iron Works Sales Company (renamed Clyde Sales Company) the sole distributor for Clyde Iron Works. There are no records of the Clyde Equipment Company.
Dates: 1889-1970

Congdon Family papers

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Identifier: U6192
Scope and Contents This collection is organized into seven series: Photographs: This series contains photographs of the Congdon family, the Glensheen estate, and various employees and friends of the Congdons. Materials date from 1843 - 1983.House Grounds, and Staff: This series contains materials related to the Glensheen house, outbuildings, and grounds, their care and maintenance, and the people employed at the estate. Topics include construction,...
Dates: 1843 - 1993

Calvin Coolidge Visit to Duluth papers

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Identifier: S3092
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs and newsclippings of President Coolidge's visit to Duluth, Minnesota in 1928.
Dates: 1928

David H. Costello papers

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Identifier: S3039
Abstract The collection contains a typed diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellany.
Dates: 1892-1965

Craggencroft School records

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Identifier: S3639
Abstract The collection contains two photographs of the school and one of five students; calendars with descriptions, photographs, cost, and classes offered; invitations to parents; two report cards; financing contract; and account of presentation of Julia Ward Howe.
Dates: 1891-1902

Crandall & Fletcher photographs

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Identifier: S4451
Abstract The collection consists of 8x10 and oversized (on linen rolled) original prints of photographs by Crandall and Fletcher of Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1901-1902; Majority of material found in some not dated

William E. Culkin papers

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Identifier: S3048
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, awards and certificates, lawyers' case records, news clippings, photographs, and manuscripts on local history. The collection also includes one photograph alubm of snap shots and post card photographs.
Dates: 1908-1942

John H. Darling papers

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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

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Identifier: S6003
Scope and Contents 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.  Eloise's nickname was Pete. She and her brother gave each other nicknames when she was very young: she was Pete, he was...
Dates: 1901-1902

District Court exhibit photographs

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Identifier: S4561
Scope and Contents Photographs taken in various Duluth locations for use as court exhibits. Some of the copies have case file numbers and most have names of Clerk of Court and photographers. John Owens, George F. Chester, J. P. Johnson, A. J. Taylor, are all Clerks of District Court. Photographers are: Louis P. Gallapher; Crandall and Fletcher, James Maher, Eclipse View Company, Zenith View Company. The collection consists of 42 photocopies of the original prints and 42 copy negatives of the original...
Dates: 1896-1907, 1951; Majority of material found in 1896-1907, 1951

Duluth Bicentennial Commission records

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Identifier: S2358
Abstract The collection consists of the Commission's files incuding: application to the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission to become a bicentennial city, articles of incorporation and by-laws, financial records, correspondence, manuscripts on local history that were published in the book Duluth: Sketches of the Past, project files by month, Voyageurs Canoe Trip reenactment files, news clippings, brochures and programs, photographs, and proposals.
Dates: 1974-1980

Duluth Boat Club records

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Identifier: S3009
Abstract The collection contains club publications, 1891-1920; news clippings, 1912-1972; a 1916 petition urging the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen to hold their regatta in Duluth; two scrapbooks, 1904-1918; legal papers and photographs concerning a suit by Union Construction Co., 1936-1941; photographs of the Duluth Rowing Squad; and miscellany.
Dates: 1891-1972