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1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler

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Identifier: S6030
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...
Dates: 1918

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

Adas Israel Congregation records

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Identifier: umja0079
Abstract This collection consists of administrative material relating to Adas Israel Congregation in Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1891-1986

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

Allied Printing Trades Council records

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Identifier: S6142
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence and mailings from other Printing Trades 1918-1928, and one volume of Council minutes, May 1937 to April 1944.
Dates: 1918-1944

Rosalie Alstadt oral history interview

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

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

American Historical Association Endowment Fund, Minnesota Committee records

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Identifier: S3643
Abstract The collection contains promotional materials, pamphlets, correspondence and lists from the Minnesota Committee of the American Historical Association Endowment.
Dates: 1926

Ward Ames Home photographs

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Identifier: S2277
Abstract The collection contains 28 photographs of exterior and interior of a house at 1618 Vermilion Road in Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: circa 1917

Architectural Advisory Committee records

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Identifier: S3781
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.
Dates: 1965-1973

Architectural drawings collection

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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

Association for Retarded Citizens (Duluth, Minn.) records

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Identifier: S2398
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

Astor Trading Post dedication certificate

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Identifier: S4433
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.
Dates: 1935

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

Aurora Northland Lesbian Center records

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Identifier: S6167
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.
Dates: 1988-2012

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

Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota

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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

Bayview Heights Community Club records

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Identifier: S6021
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.
Dates: 1930-1980

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

Blackthorn Theater records

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Identifier: S2456
Abstract The collection consists of scripts, programs, posters, photographs, reviews, attendance statistics, publicity materials and news releases.
Dates: 1979-1981

Blood Donors, Inc. Duluth, Minnesota records

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Identifier: S6040
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.
Dates: 1956-1991

Bound local newspapers (teaching aids)

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Identifier: U6211
Scope and Contents This collection consists of bound volumes of local Duluth newspapers, to be used as teaching aids in the archives. Newspapers include the Duluth Herald and the Duluth Evening Herald.
Dates: 1897 October-December; 1956 November

Michael S. Bright, Sr. record book

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Identifier: S3112
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.
Dates: 1859-1871

Clinton and Julia E. Brooke family papers

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Identifier: S4581
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.
Dates: 1901-1917

Archie Brown papers

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Identifier: S6038
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

Bud's advertising scrapbooks

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Identifier: S3799
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: 1946-1978

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