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Architectural drawings collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3175
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.
Dates: 1896-1976

Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota

 Collection
Identifier: S4563
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.
Dates: 1850-1870

Duluth Homegrown Music Festival collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6180
Scope and Contents The collection contains publications, ephemera, and sound recordings. Publications include the yearly program or Field Guide, 2006-present; and digital copies of the Homegrown Mix Recordings featuring music selected by Scott “Starfire” Lunt, Mark Lindquist, Don Ness, Alan Sparhawk, Jerree Small, Eric Swanson, Christine Dean, and Jason Wussow, 2007, 2008, 2011-2016. Ephemera, 2011-2018, includes band access passes and landyards, notices to bands and volunteers from the Homegrown organization,...
Dates: 2006-2018

Elections memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: S2406
Abstract This collection consists of campaign bumper stickers, posters, circulars, advertisements, and pamphlets used in Minnesota for local, state, and national elections. The collection also includes news clippings and informational sheets containing the results of elections.
Dates: circa 1896-1970

Ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4572
Scope and Contents The collection contains items originally made for one-time impact or for informational purposes such as advertisements, announcements, broadsides, bumper stickers, calendars, flyers, handbills, invitation, letterheads, menus (not of a restaurant: see S4524 for Menu Collection), programs, and tickets. The collection includes a series of pin-back buttons related to events and organizations. These items are placed into the Ephemera collection when they are not an integral part of...
Dates: 1860-

General Historical Photograph Album collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2396
Abstract The collection consists of photograph albums from various photographers and collectors.
Dates: 1867-1972

General Historical Photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2386
Abstract This collection consists of visual images arranged by subject, name, or format.
Dates: circa 1860-

General Postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2282
Abstract All postcards donated to the archives are added to this collection. The cards are arranged by the subjects used in the general historical photograph collection; the subjects are filed alphabetically.
Dates: circa 1900-

General Poster collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2257
Abstract The collection contains posters for events, publications, and organizations from Duluth and northeastern Minnesota.
Dates: 1980-

H. Watson Wilson oral history interview

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Identifier: S2210
Abstract Consists of two audio recordings of an interview with H. Watson Wilson. The interview, conducted by Barbara Sommer on behalf of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, took place on March 23, 1977.
Dates: 1977

Labor History collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4426
Abstract While surveying the collections of the NEMHC for the Minnesota Radicalism project, these items were identified as potentially useful for labor development research. Additional materials will be added to this collection as they are donated and appropriate.
Dates: 1891-1965

Lumber Company records

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Identifier: S4578
Scope and Contents The collection contains receipts, letters, insurance documents, daily statements and miscellaneous items removed from the newspaper clippings files about logging to establish a small collection of items related to logging companies. See also logging companies by name. This is an open collection, other lumber company items may be added to this collection over time.
Dates: 1871-1937

Map collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3150
Abstract The map collection contains maps of the United States and Canada, the Midwest Area, Great Lakes, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and more detailed maps of the counties, towns, mines, etc.
Dates: 1670-

Minnesota Power and Light print materials collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2342
Abstract This open collection contains news clippings, annual reports, quarterly stockholder reports and prospectuses; and promotional materials from and about the Minnesota Power and Light Company, now known as Minnesota Power.
Dates: 1931-2006

Newspapers special issues

 Collection
Identifier: S2453
Abstract This collection contains special issues of newspapers pertinent to local history, covering a variety of topics such as anniversary or dedicatory occasions and so forth.
Dates: 1933-1982

Point of Rocks Removal collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4564
Scope and Contents The collection contains printed materials issued "for" (Greater Duluth Committee, Emil S. Gustafson, chair and William McEwen, campaign manager) and "against" (The Committee of Two Thousand, W. B. Getchell, chair) a proposal to make traffic improvements at the Point of Rocks. The debate specifically involved the city of Duluth issuing bonds for $500,000 to fund the project. A "special election" would be held March 1, 1928, to approve the bonding, not for a specific plan for the work. Voters did...
Dates: 1925-1928

Real Estate Companies collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4580
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters on letterhead stationery, marketing materials, and certificates. This is an open collection, other real estate items may be added to this collection over time. Contents: Duluth For its Real Estate 1902, N. J. Upham Company Maple Grove Hill…a revelation in low priced lots Highland Company 1929 [plat, photocopy] Real Estate Exchange, letter June 20, 1892, from D....
Dates: 1888-1962

Theater Programs and Circulars

 Collection
Identifier: S3714
Abstract This collection was created preserve the assortment of theater, opera, and movie theater programs and circulars previously in the vertical files of the NEMHC.
Dates: 1882-1975