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Immigrant families

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler

 Collection — Item tapes
Identifier: S6030
Abstract

One brief tape, recorded when Dagmar Westin Michler was 78 years old.

Dates: 1918

1918 Forest Fire documents

 Collection
Identifier: S6057
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918-1920s

Carl Nelson interview transcript

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2337
Abstract

The collection consists of the transcript of an interview recorded by Elmer Albinson, Director of the Amerian Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dates: 1962-1963

Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6138
Abstract

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.

Dates: May 2, 1883

Eloise Marie Decker College Days album

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6003
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1901-1902

Duluth Living History Project videotapes

 Collection
Identifier: S3035
Abstract

The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.

Dates: 1986-1990

Duluth Public Schools Night Schools records

 Collection
Identifier: S3688 Night Schools
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1922-1964

Family Life and Children research resources collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6048
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1890-1990

Patricia Gregory reminiscence of 1918 Fire

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6072
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2003

Evert Haglund oral history interview

 Collection — Box OH
Identifier: S4493
Abstract

The collection consists of 2 interviews of Evert Haglund on two cassettes.

Dates: 1991

Gustav A. Hedman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6031
Abstract

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."

Dates: 1904-1964; Majority of material found in 1904-1955

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

International Institute, Duluth (Minn.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3014
Abstract

The collection, arranged alphabetically by subject, contains reference materials, correspondence, photographs, minutes, and bulletins.

Dates: 1926-1963

Robert E. and Edgar Johns oral history transcripts

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4574
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1968-1992; Majority of material found in 1968, 1987, 1992

Albertine Johnson oral history interview

 Collection — Item tapes
Identifier: S2319
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1977-1978

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6064
Abstract The Kangas papers provide a look at individuals enrolled and employed at the Work People's College located in a neighborhood of Duluth called Smithville. The collection consists of photographs (1921-1942) of the Work People's College buildings, students, classrooms, dining hall, a friend of the Kangases, a picnic at Fairmount park (1926, Cliff Studios), a 1920’s photograph and a postcard (mailed March 22, 1926) of the Duluth Central high school building, and two undated photos of the...
Dates: 1921-1942

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

 Collection — Box OH
Identifier: S6009
Abstract

The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.

Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Margot Klaber oral history interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4592
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1997

Meadowlands, Minnesota and the National Hall 1860-2001 video

 Collection — Box VHS
Identifier: S6066
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1860-2001; Majority of material found in 1900-1999

Raphael Oreck Foundation papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6104
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1947-1972; Majority of material found in 1947, 1971-1972

Project to Document Early Jewish Settlers in Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: umja0020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864-2002; Majority of material found within 1980-1987

Peter Erik Schelin diaries

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S4555
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1892-1925

The Brimson-Toimi Legacy research collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: U6258
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1995

They Came From Sweden project files

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S4596
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1996-1997

Tilderquist family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2251
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1857-1960

Eugene Van Cleef papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S6020
Abstract

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

Dates: 1904-1970

Weiss Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0094
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, telegrams, finance and insurance materials collected by the Weiss family.

Dates: 1875-1993

The Women of Morgan Park oral history project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4504
Abstract

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).

Dates: 1991 January 1-1991 June 15

Work People's College records

 Collection
Identifier: S6133
Abstract

The collection consists exclusively of photographs of students, staff, and faculty of the college.

Dates: 1915-1937