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Chester Park (Duluth, Minn.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Contardo Family ski jumping scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S6186

The collection consists of 3 scrapbooks primarily containing undated newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs from tournaments and events the Contardos participated in or attended in Duluth, Minnesota or the regional area.

Dates: 1929-1960

Ed Poirier ski jump drawings

Identifier: S6152

The collection contains 23 sets of design drawings for ski jumps at Chester Park, Fond du Lac, Hartley Field, and New Duluth retained by Ed Poirier, who is named as the designer on some of the drawings.

Dates: 1947-1975; Majority of material found in 1961-1967

Mira Southworth photograph album

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2228

The collection consists of one photograph album containing travel photographs of many locations and Duluth, Minnesota area photographs including Duluth’s Lincoln, Congdon, and Chester parks. The album also includes northern St. Louis County photos, photos of Isle Royale from 1925, two photos of commercial fishermen, and additional photographs of Lake Superior's North Shore area. Most photographs are captioned and dated by the album’s compiler and photographer Mira Southworth.

Dates: 1914-1936