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Iron ranges

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Adams stock certificates

 Collection
Identifier: S3645
Abstract

The collection contains stock certificates in mining and land companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1913-1937

Beukema mining collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4595
Abstract

Collection contains: August 4, 1892, letter from Henry W. Oliver to Leonidas Merritt, president of Mt. Iron Company; $100,000 United States Steel Corporation Gold Bond (paid) to Andrew Carnegie; A September 16, 1904, canceled and paid check to Oliver Iron Mining Co. for $835,892.94.

Dates: 1892-1904; Majority of material found in 1892, 1904

Brainerd-Cuyuna Mining Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S3658
Abstract

The collection contains land leases, land lots and prices marked on township grid maps, description of the Brainerd-Cuyuna Mine and operating expenses.

Dates: 1912-1916

Erie Mining Company photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3704
Abstract

The collection consists of 54 photographs. Images include workers, foremen, equipment, different phases of construction and miscellaneous signs at the site.

Dates: 1955-1957

George A. Fay papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3111
Abstract

The collection contains notes, photographs, and news clippings.

Dates: 1867-1929

Federal Writers' Project, Duluth (Minn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: S3000
Abstract

The collection largely consists of typewritten manuscripts and notes collected for use in the state and regional guides. Other records included are correspondence, photos, and reference materials.

Dates: 1935-1942

Charles Foster photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: S2449
Abstract

The photographs document the utility and power plants of a variety of Duluth, Minnesota and Iron Range (Virginia, Hibbing, Ely) city buildings and schools. Other Minnesota and South Dakota city buildings are also documented.  Some of the photographs are by professional Duluth photographer Hugh McKenzie.

Dates: 1921-1940

Luther G.  Hendrickson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6096
Abstract

The collection consists of papers related to Hendrickso’s career with U.S. Steel.

Dates: 1933-1980

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Abstract

The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.

Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Iron Mining photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3779
Abstract

The prints are arranged in folders and identified by Mesabi, Vermilion, or unidentified ranges on the folder but some of the individual prints have more specific mine information on their reverse side: Adams Pit and headframe, Susquehanna mine, Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine, Cloquet mine, Auburn mine, Goodwins’ Iron Claim near Ely, Stephans mine.

Dates: circa 1880-1907; Majority of material found in 1880s, 1890s, undated, 1903, 1906, 1907

Iron Range Schools (Minn.) records

 Collection
Identifier: S2416
Abstract

This collection appears to be papers collected by John Hearding, Sr., and others which contain information on Minnesota Iron Range public schools (buildings). The collection also contains information on public schools in Mt. Iron, Michigan.

Dates: 1909-1922

IRRRB 50th Anniversary video

 Collection
Identifier: S4519
Abstract

The collection consists of one videocassette from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) entitled Building a Brighter Future.

Dates: 1991

William G. LaRue letterpress books

 Collection
Identifier: S3038
Abstract

The collection contains 13 letterpress books depicting LaRue's business activities. Included in the books are descriptions and survey of various mining lands, especially in the Minnesota iron range and northern Wisconsin.

Dates: 1889-1916

Leonard Iron Mining Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S3640
Abstract

The collection contains a time book listing the workers, their time, and daily pay.

Dates: circa 1900

Merritt family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3120
Abstract

The collection contains personal and financial correspondence, letterpress books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, manuscripts written about local and family history, financial records, legal papers, maps, photographs, one audio cassette of an interview, and reference materials.

Dates: 1823-1992

Mining Inspection Tour film

 Collection
Identifier: S3026
Abstract

The collection contains one 16mm, black and white, silent film (17 min.) of a 1936 mining inspection trip and tour conducted by U.S. Steel and Ford, Bacon, and Davis, Inc. The tour included Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding area including the iron range.

Dates: 1936

No Place For A Woman radio broadcast

 Collection
Identifier: S6081
Abstract

The collection consists of a radio program and sidebar topics by producers, researchers, and writers Catherine Winter and Stephanie Hemphill broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio in September 2005. The CD was made and distributed in September 2005 by American Public Media whose documentary unit is American RadioWorks.

Dates: September 2005

A Railroad in Change transcript

 Collection
Identifier: S2340
Abstract

The collection consists of the transcript of a slide lecture, which described the history of the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Railroad and the predominant role it played in the development of the Vermilion and Mesabi Ranges; the eventual decline of red ores; and the growth of the taconite pellet industry in Minnesota.

Dates: 1979

Railroad Maps and Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: S3739
Abstract

Maps and drawings relating to Duluth & Iron Range Railroad, and Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad.

Dates: 1892-1920

Range Conference of Social Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: S3052
Abstract

The collection contains minutes, 1927-1934, and correspondence.

Dates: 1924-1948

Charlemagne Tower letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3602
Abstract

The collection contains one personal letter written by Tower and two letters to Charlemagne Tower from his cousin A. Tower.

Dates: 1883-1890; Majority of material found in 1883, 1890

Charles Trezona family movies

 Collection
Identifier: S4537
Abstract

The collection consists of one videocassette of family movies shot in Houghton, Michigan, and includes Minnesota iron range footage shot by and about the Trezona Family dating between 1925-1929, narrated by Richard J. Trezona.

Dates: 1925-1929

Upper Cuyuna Land Company correspondence.

 Collection
Identifier: S3659
Abstract

The collection contains letters from the company, from J.W. Christy Investments of Minneapolis to Harry Roberts, of Solon Springs, Wisconsin, and to George Cheseborough of Duluth.

Dates: 1912