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Fishing industry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Isle Royale Commercial Fishing oral history project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2457

The collection consists of 15 audiotapes comprising approximately 11 hours of conversation with three Isle Royale commercial fishing people. The interviews were conducted in conjunction with research for a master’s thesis paper.

Dates: 1980

Knife River Commercial Fishing slides

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4573

The collection consists of 40 slides taken in 1972 around the Knife River area. The slides contain images of smelting boats, sheds, and equipment.

Dates: 1972

Daniel Lind account book [microfilm]

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: S2202

Consists of one reel of microfilm containing images of an account book kept by fisherman Daniel Lind, working near Castle Danger, Minnesota on Lake Superior.

Dates: 1917

Sverre Mathisen papers [microfilm]

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: S2204

Consists of one reel of microfilmed copies of Sverre Mathisen's papers. The papers consist of correspondence and miscellaneous papers and financial records of two Lutsen, Minnesota residents, Sverre Mathisen and Sevold Rise, who were partners in a commercial fishing operation along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Dates: 1940-1958

North Shore Commercial Fishing oral history interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2207

Contains interviews with ten participants, documenting the history of commercial fishing on Lake Superior's North Shore. The interviewees are individuals who themselves, or whose families, engaged in commercial fishing in this region. The interviewer is Barbara Sommer.

Dates: 1977

Walter H. Singer scrapbook [microfilm]

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: S2205

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Singer’s role in the Lake Superior transportation business from 1899-1903.

Dates: 1899-1903

Agnes Lind Thorngren scrapbooks [microfilm]

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: S2206

Consists of one reel of microfilm containing images of two volumes of scrapbooks compiled by Agnes Lind Thorngren. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings relating to the fishing communities along the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota.

Dates: 1920-1968; Majority of material found in 1920-1950, 1968