Skip to main content

Duluth (Minn.)--History--Pictorial works

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

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

Manley Patrick Burns papers

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

Cabinet Card portraits

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

Caswell & Davy photographs

 Collection
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

Crandall & Fletcher photographs

 Collection
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

John H. Darling papers

 Collection
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

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 Winter Frolic

 Collection
Identifier: S3157
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera, and photographs from the annual Winter Frolic event. Some of the photographs were taken by photographer Hugh McKenzie.
Dates: 1926-1928

Thomas Foster family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2343
Abstract The collection contains family correspondence and photographs of the family.
Dates: 1852-1874

The Four Seasons film

 Collection
Identifier: S3022
Abstract The collection consists of one reel of color, standard 8mm film, 30 minutes in length. The film shows various scenes around Duluth, Minnesota during different seasons.
Dates: 1939

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S2395
Abstract The collection contains photographs and glass plate negatives of Duluth, Minnesota taken by photographer Paul Gaylord.
Dates: 1869-1875

General Historical Photograph Album collection

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

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-

George A. Newton photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S2381
Abstract The collection consists of cabinet cards and unmounted, primarily, albumen prints stamped with Newton's name or his advertisement.  It is assumed he made the photographs.
Dates: circa 1880-1900

Malcolm Gillespie photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2419
Abstract This collection contains glass plate negatives and photographic prints collected by Dr. Gillespie. Images include doctors, clinics, hospitals, nurses, the St. Louis County Medical Society, and early scenes of Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1880-1935; Majority of material found in 1880-1935, not dated

Harvey L. Bohannon photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2234
Abstract The collection includes photographs of views from the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Dates: circa 1902-circa 1914

Emery A. Houghton photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3796
Abstract The collection consists of 36 photographs, 28 of them in an album. Subjects of the photographs include: views of Duluth, Central High School, view of West End, Duluth Imperial Mill Co., snow scenes, logging camp and lumbering scenes, buildings, Whaleback ships, Incline Railroad at 6th Avenue West, grain elevators, Park Point bathers chute, train wreck and lake vessels.
Dates: circa 1895-1906

Chester Lewis photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4418
Abstract The collection is made up of eight photographs by Chester Lewis showing buildings of Duluth or the surrounding area.
Dates: 1917-1920

Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2265
Abstract The collection consists of six undated photographs, collected by Marvin Meierhoff. The photographs depict the Kelley-How-Thomson Company Building; Marshall-Wells Company Building; and Blake & Waite Company Building in Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: not dated

Hugh McKenzie photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2422
Abstract The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.
Dates: 1902-1947

Lyman E. Nylander photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2420
Abstract The Collection consists of 5x7" and 8x10" black and white silver gelatin prints exposed and printed by Mr. Nylander. The images are primarily of Duluth street scenes, buildings, churches on the Iron Range, as well as military monuments and markers in Duluth and out East.
Dates: 1950-1972

Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior records

 Collection
Identifier: S3013
Abstract The collection contains scrapbooks, news clippings, membership card file, reminiscences, financial and legal materials, photographs, and reference materials.
Dates: 1884-1958

Wayne Olsen Duluth photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2266
Abstract The collection consists of photographs collected by Wayne Olsen. The photos are from about 1922 and include scenes of East 4th Street from about 27th Ave. East to 34th Ave. East, including views from Hawthorne Road., Comstock Ave., Snivley Road from Morley Parkway in Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1922

Abner C. Pearsons papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3145
Abstract The collection contains two scrapbooks, three photographs of the newsboys, letters, a Kiwanis newsletter with an article about Pearsons, and a book of sketches of Duluth, Minnesota in 1894.
Dates: 1894-1941

Arthur E. Ramberg collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2217
Abstract The collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.
Dates: circa 1906-1961

T.J. Richardson sketchbook

 Collection
Identifier: S3181
Abstract The collection contains one small sketchbook of Duluth scenes and citizens.
Dates: 1881

Ross family photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: S6110
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photograph albums. The first contains family photos with some descriptive information in the first section of the album. These photos are of a high quality for amateur photos and include some shots taken with a Korelle Reflex camera with a telephoto lens. The second contains photos of Minnesota Power and Light installations with dates and descriptions.
Dates: 1919-1937

Mark Ryan video documentary, Snively’s Road

 Collection
Identifier: S6025
Scope and Contents This popular 2000 documentary video is also titled “Snively’s Road: The History of Skyline Parkway”, and was available for sale through Ryan. Mark Ryan has presented the video as a program and lectured on the subject of the development and history of Skyline Drive.
Dates: 2000

Scott-Graff Lumber Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2258
Abstract The collection contains corporate and financial records and minutes; job site and construction records; publicity records; and oversized photos and blueprints.
Dates: 1880-1967

Meir Smith photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S3143
Abstract The collection contains 44 photographs depicting street scenes, buildings, and locations in and around Duluth.
Dates: 1912-1924