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Hermantown (Minn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

1918 Forest Fire documents

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

Daily and Periodic Report of School Lunch Program documents

Identifier: S6010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of form 391, 2 pages, Directions for Use of Period and Daily Report for School Lunch Project supplies directions for how to fill out the report form columns 1-11; two completed copies of form 126 Daily and Period Report of School Lunch Program dated November 1942 and November 1942-December 1942. The form has a heading for month, county, city, name of school and 11 columns: (1) date, (2) daily...
Dates: 1942-1943; Majority of material found in 1942 December, 1943 January

Deborah Ortman environmental activism papers

Identifier: U6228
Content Description Correspondence, ephemera, and other materials related to Deborah Ortman's environmental and political activism in Duluth, Minnesota, Hermantown, Minnesota, and the surrounding area.
Dates: 1990-2006

Duluth Homestead Project records

Identifier: S2200
Abstract Contains correspondence from the government regarding the Homestead Project, papers covering the incorporation of the association in 1939, a complete set of minutes of the association, financial records of the association, the refinancing of the association, and the association’s dissolution in 1954.  Also included are papers on the development of the locker plant and community store and the association’s contribution to the Hermantown School.
Dates: 1936-1954

Good Neighbors for Responsible Growth records

Identifier: U6227
Content Description Records of Good Neighbors for Responsible Growth, a community activist group in Hermantown, Minnesota that fought the expansion of the Hermantown Wal-Mart into a Wal-Mart superstore in 2004 and 2005. The collection includes correspondence, ephemera, documents and studies related to the proposed expansion, and other materials.
Dates: 1990-2006

Patricia Gregory reminiscence of 1918 Fire

Identifier: S6072
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...
Dates: 2003

Hermantown Senior / Community Center records

Identifier: U6226
Content Description Records related to the establishment of the Hermantown Senior / Community Center, including articles of incorporation, bylaws, meeting minutes, and other documents.
Dates: 1976; 1989 - 1993

Hermantown: Times and Transitions videotape

Identifier: S4586
Scope and Contents The students of Hermantown High School produced a history of Hermantown in video format for a class project. The video is titled Hermantown: Times and Transitions.
Dates: 1997

Father Richard Partika photograph collection

Identifier: S6011
Scope and Contents NorShor Theater 1941 opening day Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour, Caught in the Draft 1942 first anniversary, William Powell and Hedy Lamarr Theatre of a thousand Wonders 1925 Ore boat Robert Wallace leaving Duluth harbor 1925 Altering of Aerial Bridge to Aerial Lift Bridge 1939 Enger Memorial Tower 1942 Gas Bus, Hermantown Line 1943 Trolley Bus 1944 Aerial Lift Bridge 1944 Iron Ore Boat...
Dates: 1925-1944; Majority of material found in 1939-1944