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Downtown (Duluth, Minn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Bud's advertising scrapbooks

Identifier: S3799
Scope and Contents 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

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

Identifier: S3764
Scope and Contents Early in 1966, a committee of three men assessed property in the Duluth downtown business district for the purpose of suggesting improving the quality and dynamism of the area. The report was submitted to the W.P. & R.S. Mars Co. from R.K. Prescott, vice president of Oneida Realty Co., all of Duluth. The conception and results of the report are not known. The collection consists of a four page report and one page cover letter, both dated April 1, 1966, and 26 black and white...
Dates: 1966

Duluth Planning Commission records

Identifier: S2311
Abstract The collection consists of selected department records, records and maps from special projects, and minutes of special commissions and advisory councils.
Dates: 1956-2000; Majority of material found in 1956

Duluth Preservation Alliance promotional materials

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

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

Identifier: S4475
Scope and Contents 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

Interstate 35 oral history interviews

Identifier: S6172
Scope and Contents The collection consists of audio and/or video recordings of individuals who were involved with planning, opposition, or design and construction of Interstate 35 (I-35) through Duluth in the 1960s through the 1990s. Interviews included discussion of associated features of the project such as the lakewalk and the rose garden.The collection also includes brief biographical information and photographs of the narrators and transcripts of the interviews. All materials are in digital format....
Dates: 2014

Kent G. Worley papers

Identifier: U6216
Content Description Digital scans of architectural drawings and correspondence related to proposed Superior Street/Lakewalk link
Dates: 2018-2019

Lyman E. Nylander photograph 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

Soo Line Depot records

Identifier: S3086
Scope and Contents The collection contains a series of blueprints, 1909-1910, of the depot building; a photograph, circa 1965; and newsclippings, 1971-1974.
Dates: 1909-1974

Spalding Hotel records

Identifier: S3083
Scope and Contents The collection contains minutes, 1887-1890; two stock journals, 1887, 1890-1901; a day book, 1887-1889; brochures; menus; news clippings, 1940-1963; and photographs. The early minutes and financial ledgers all belonged to the Spalding House Company.

The day book is oversized and stored separately.
Dates: 1887-1963

John Terrass photograph collection

Identifier: S6092
Scope and Contents The collection contains 32 black and white silver gelatin images. The hand-written pencil information on many of the photograph mounts was presumably provided by the photographer John Terrass. The descriptive locations or names of buildings were supplied by the archives’ staff. The photographs have been grouped by areas of Duluth (e.g., downtown, Minnesota Point, etc.), numbered, and itemized.
Dates: September 1898

Western Auto Stores photograph collection

Identifier: S4594
Scope and Contents This collection contains 140 photographs of Duluth and 16 items of Superior, Wisconsin. All of the photographs are 4x6 or snapshots and have no corresponding negatives. A few of the photographs of Michigan street and 202 West Superior street includes signs for Western Auto Stores or Western Auto Stores Service Department. The collection contains photographs of street views on Superior street in eastern and downtown...
Dates: 1949 March-1953 February; Majority of material found in 1949, 1953