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Family farms

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

Carl A. Carlson oral history recording

Identifier: S4544
Abstract This 90 minute history of Carl A. Carlson was taped in January 1972. No one is heard asking questions. Carlson chronicles development and changes in the dairy business in Duluth.
Dates: 1972

Duluth Farmers' Market oral history interviews

Identifier: S6160
Scope and Contents The collections consists of audio and/or video recordings of interviews with narrators who had been involved in selling and buying produce at the Duluth Farmers’ Market during its first 100 years. The collection also includes brief biographical information and photographs of the narrators, interview abstracts, and transcripts of the interviews. All materials are in digital format. Narrators Ben Boo Richard Herman Lois and...
Dates: 2012

Albert O. Enzmann papers

Identifier: S3099
Abstract The collection contains a 220 page autobiography completed in 1971.
Dates: 1909-1971

Farmers' Club of Munger records

Identifier: S4590
Scope and Contents The collections consists of one minutes book (April 2, 1917-July 19, 1924) and one treasurer's book (1923-1924.) Both volumes include membership lists.
Dates: 1917-1924

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

Gustav A. Hedman papers

Identifier: S6031
Scope and Contents The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964) itemized below, and one of employment records, local and state health department reports, and correspondence (1904-1941). Folder two holds December 30, 1927 letters about "disposal of dairy products from the Louis Jacobson farm in Cotton Township where a typhoid fever case developed." There is one scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Milk Inspection and milk regulations (1904-1955). Folder...
Dates: 1904-1964; Majority of material found in 1904-1955

Meadowlands, Minnesota and the National Hall 1860-2001 video

Identifier: S6066
Scope and Contents This project was an effort to capture the history of a community just northwest of Duluth. It was intended to produce a video for an all class reunion project for the summer of 2001. This video is the product of the reunion committee activity. Over 1,000 photographs were submitted by 35 people from throughout the U. S. who used to reside in Meadowlands: 437 were incorporated into the video. On camera interviews with local and former residence were made by nine people ages 65 to90 years of age....
Dates: 1860-2001; Majority of material found in 1900-1999

St. Louis County Certified Potato Growers Association records

Identifier: S6050
Scope and Contents The records consist of one folder of meeting minutes (May 10, 1935-June 29, 1940), treasurer's reports, a copy of a September 21, 1935 Marketing Agreement, membership list (July 26, 1936), roll call list (members, 1937), audit report (October 27, 1936), Second Annual St. Louis County Certified Potato Growers Recognition Banquet program (May 4, 1938), Agreement cooperative rutabaga and certified seed potato marketing (November 1, 1938), Report of Range Co-operative Federation on Potato Work...
Dates: 1934-1941