Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler
One brief tape, recorded when Dagmar Westin Michler was 78 years old.
1918 Forest Fire documents
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.
Carl Nelson interview transcript
The collection consists of the transcript of an interview recorded by Elmer Albinson, Director of the Amerian Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch
The collection consists of a single letter, dated May 2nd, 1883, to Agnes Kinnisch from Matthew Carroll or Mrs. Carroll. The letter concerns allegations made against Miss Kinnisch's character and confirms the Carrolls' positive experiences with Miss Kinnisch while she was employed as their domestic servant.
Eloise Marie Decker College Days album
Contains one photograph album titled College Days, compiled and lettered by Eloise Marie Decker during 1901-1902 while a student at Craggencroft school in Duluth, Minnesota. There are two copy negatives, one of Eloise at the time of her marriage in 1903, and one of her as a elderly woman. There are photocopies of the two photographs which were lent by the family for copying.
Duluth Living History Project videotapes
The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.
Duluth Public Schools Night Schools records
The collection contains registration cards, attendance records, naturalization records and some grade information for students enrolled in the Duluth Public Schools Night Schools/Community Education program.
Family Life and Children research resources collection
The materials comprising this collection are secondary resources Dr. Carlson gathered over time to support her research, including the publication A Childhood in Minnesota : Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880s-1920s.
Patricia Gregory reminiscence of 1918 Fire
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.
Evert Haglund oral history interview
The collection consists of 2 interviews of Evert Haglund on two cassettes.
Gustav A. Hedman papers
The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964), 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."
Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection
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.
International Institute, Duluth (Minn.) records
The collection, arranged alphabetically by subject, contains reference materials, correspondence, photographs, minutes, and bulletins.
Robert E. and Edgar Johns oral history transcripts
The collection consists of photocopies of interviews and excerpts from interviews with Robert and Edgar Johns conducted by Helen White and Hawk Tolson. Topics covered include family history, commercial fishing, Isle Royale, place names, vessels, daring exploits on Lake Superior, fishing families, and conditions of daily life.
Albertine Johnson oral history interview
The collection consists of three audio recordings of interviews with Albertine Johnson. The interviewer was her son, Rudy Johnson. Interviews took place on September 7, 1977 and May 7, 1978.
Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers
Donald Klaber oral history interviews
The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.
Margot Klaber oral history interview
Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph.D. interviewed Mrs. Klaber on September 19, 25, 1997. The tapes chronicle her life from Germany to the United States, from before throughout and after WWII and her relocation to the United States.
Meadowlands, Minnesota and the National Hall 1860-2001 video
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.
Raphael Oreck Foundation papers
The collection consists of unsigned 1947 Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws; August 16, 1971 memo about a July 25, 1971 meeting of the Foundation in Duluth; August 25, 1971, 2 page memo from Hank Fink to Board of Directors of the Foundation whose names and addresses are given; September 20, 1972 letter to the California Foundation members from former president Duluthian Arthur A. Silver; undated newspaper clipping of Warren M. Silver “UM Fete Chairman”, son of Arthur Silver.
Project to Document Early Jewish Settlers in Minnesota records
This collection consists of research materials collected by Marilyn J. Chiat and Chester Proshan on Jews who lived in small communities around Minnesota in an effor to document the lives of the earliest Jewish settlers in the area.
Peter Erik Schelin diaries
The diaries are written in the Swedish language; books are missing for years: 1896, 1893, 1918, 1925. A transcription of the 1893 one-year diary is in the biographical file of Peter and Ross Schelin.
The Brimson-Toimi Legacy research collection
The collection contains research files related to the book The Brimson-Toimi Legacy: The History of the Area and Its People (Including Fairbanks, Bassett and Ault Townships, compiled and edited by The Brimson-Toimi History Project Committee.
They Came From Sweden project files
The collection is comprised of the survey responses of Swedish people who live in Duluth or nearby communities (Cloquet and Two Harbors) and an accompanying booklet They Came From Sweden Invandrare (Immigrant) Register.
Tilderquist family papers
The collection consists primarily of correspondence written by four of Peter Tilderquist’s children: Alice Minnie (Tilderquist) Gibson; Eva Tilderquist; Anna Lavinia (Tilderquist) Anderson; and David Tilderquist. The collection also contains personal papers and estate papers.
Eugene Van Cleef papers
The collection contains: biographical information, certificates, awards, miscellaneous, 1906-39; photographs 1904, ca. 1912; scrapbook 1911-23, news clippings—Finnish Relief Fund, 1939-40; publications about Duluth and Minnesota, 1912-22; articles by Van Cleef in magazines and newspapers, 1914-69; articles about and of interest to Van Cleef, 1919-70; research interests, 1920-1961; information on Finnish Rya rugs, 1923-25
Weiss Family papers
This collection consists of correspondence, telegrams, finance and insurance materials collected by the Weiss family.
The Women of Morgan Park oral history project records
The collection consists of two interviews that cover topics and recollections spanning 1919-1960s. The narrators are Sally E. Solomon (approximately 75 minutes) and Pearl Barker (85 minutes).
Work People's College records
The collection consists exclusively of photographs of students, staff, and faculty of the college.