Category: 1930’s

Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, murals at the Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Duluth Zoo murals; interior of main zoo building; most of the buildings were constructed in 1927 including the primate house, aviary, and pheasant house; mural leaf forms; radiators; people; gumball machines; light fixtures suspended from ceiling; murals are by Arne Edgar Nybak; Minnesota Art Project Work Projects Administration; WPA ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, overall view of the Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Zoo; Kingsbury creek; stone wall; stone bridge; house; railroad tracks; main zoo building; fence; trees; grounds; swans in pond; Grand Avenue ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Duluth Skyride, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; Duluth Skyride; two men; last chance ride labor day 1939; Seventh Avenue West incline removed fall of 1940; view of incline rails going up the hill; stop light; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Lyric Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lyric Theater at 213-217 West Superior Street is also known as the New Lyric. It had a seating capacity of 1,025. It offered vaudeville followed by first run motion pictures, amateur shows every Saturday evening. It was razed in the mid-1970s for a hotel and restaurant. The location is still referred to as the Lyric block. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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