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Buildings

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Paul E. Anderson photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S4455
Abstract The collection consists of color and black and white photographs of the interior and exterior of the Old Main building on the lower campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD).
Dates: circa 1990

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

Baldwin Flats photographs

 Collection
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

Bear River School, St. Louis County, School District No. 48, Morcom Township (Minn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: S2237
Abstract The collection contains a school district bond, 1905, contracts governing construction of the schoolhouse, 1906, school censuses, 1911-1915 and 1918, and a student classification register, 1916, from Bear River School in Morcom Township, Minnesota.
Dates: 1905-1918

Jay O. Bergeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3185
Abstract The collection contains two typewritten notebooks, 1911–1924, and a dismantled photograph collection album, 1914–1922, all pertaining to the Mesaba Railway Company.
Dates: 1911-1923

Bradley Building land title documents

 Collection
Identifier: S4536
Abstract The collection consists of five Bradley Building Company land titles from 1889-1907 and 1920-1960.
Dates: 1889-1960; Majority of material found in 1889-1907, 1920-1960

Bryant Elementary School PTA records

 Collection
Identifier: S6124
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two record books for the years 1954-1967 and 1968-1973. The volumes contain handwritten minutes of P.T.A. meetings, budgets, and tables which include teachers' names, room numbers, and grades taught.
Dates: 1954-1973; Majority of material found in 1954-1967, 1968-1973

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

 Collection
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

Committee on Preservation of Central High School records

 Collection
Identifier: S4407
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.
Dates: 1971-1972

Cook Home’s Closing video

 Collection
Identifier: S4593
Scope and Contents A newscast video of the Cook Home the day it was closed.
Dates: 1984

William D. Coventry research files

 Collection
Identifier: S4431
Abstract The collection consists of information gathered by William Coventry for his book Duluth's Age of Brownstone.
Dates: 1984-1986

District Court exhibit photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3729
Abstract The collection consists of District Court exhibit photographs filed in the Clerk of Court’s office between 1911 and 1917 approximately. The photographs appear to be accident scenes or locations of accidents/incidents in Chisholm, Virginia, Biwabik, and Gilbert, MN.
Dates: 1911-1916

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection
Identifier: S3764
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.
Dates: 1966

Duluth Historic Resources Survey records

 Collection
Identifier: S3774
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.
Dates: 1983-1984

Duluth Preservation Alliance promotional materials

 Collection
Identifier: S2322
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

Duluth Public Library photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3766
Abstract The collection consists of original and copy prints and negatives of Duluth, buildings, sites, views, parks, and development of the area.
Dates: 1869-1986

Duluth Schools photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3761
Abstract The collection consists of seven photographs.
Dates: circa 1890, 1920

Duluth Steam Cooperative Association records

 Collection
Identifier: S4584
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

Duluth Streets photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6078
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.
Dates: 1946-1952

Duluth Union Depot and Transfer Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2235
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.
Dates: 1892-1947

East High School PTA scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S4577
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two PTA scrapbooks for the years 1949-1950 and 1960-1961.
Dates: 1949-1961; Majority of material found in 1949-1950, 1960-1961

Walter and Goldie Eldot papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4527
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

Endion on the Move videotape

 Collection
Identifier: S3789
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

Francis H. Fitzgerald residences photographs and drawings collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3784
Abstract The collection consists of 16 photographs of homes in Duluth and five undated, color elevation drawings of four residences and the Peoples Bank.
Dates: 1920-1925; Majority of material found in 1920, 1924-1925, undated

Charles Foster photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: S2449
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.
Dates: 1921-1940

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4475
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.
Dates: 1890-1963

General Historical Photograph Album collection

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

Gnesen Township records

 Collection
Identifier: S2430
Abstract The collection contains two clerk's ledgers, 1879-1908, 1908-1912; photocopied census records, 1858-1905; photocopied school census, 1934, 1938; miscellaneous financial records, a list of qualified electors, 1938; a summary of votes of primary elections, 1936, and School Board minutes related to the fire and subsequent rebuilding of School #2, 1925-1926, and a photograph of the Gnesen Community Center, 1981.
Dates: 1858-1981; Majority of material found in 1858-1912, 1936-1943, 1981