Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Abstract Contains materials on the history of the Catholic Mission and Catholic churches established to minister to Ojibwe people in the area of the Fond du Lac reservation near Cloquet, Minnesota. Materials were compiled by Father Alban Fruth of Holy Family Church in Cloquet in the late 1970s.
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found in 1908, 1977-1978
Scope and Contents The materials comprising this collection are secondary resources Dr. Carlson gathered over time to support her research, including the publication A Childhood in Minnesota : Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880s-1920s . The collection consists of photocopies of relevant resources from state and local archives and photographic reprints of primarily Swedish, Finnish, and Ojibwe families and children.
Scope and Contents Reminiscence related to two families victimized by the Moose Lake-Cloquet Forest Fire of 1918 when it burned Hermantown, near Duluth. The families were Oscar and Rosa Fichtner and Anton and Emilie Klosowsky. These people were the writer's great grand parents; her mother's family. The fire occurred on October 12, 13, 1918, virtually obliterating thirty-eight communities and 1,500 square miles. More than 450 people were killed outright, 52,000 more were injured or displaced, and...
Abstract The collection consists of three audio recordings of interviews with Albertine Johnson. The interviewer was her son, Rudy Johnson. Interviews took place on September 7, 1977 and May 7, 1978.
Abstract The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.
Abstract The collection consists of a letter written by Frank C. Murphy on October 15, 1918 that contains his personal account of the great Moose Lake-Cloquet, Minnesota fire of 1918.
Dates: October 15, 1918
Abstract The collection consists of a scrapbook and a 1909 certificate from the Governor of Minnesota appointing Weaver to the rank of First Lieutenant in the Minnesota National Guard.
Dates: 1918 October 13-1919 May 10