Category: Agriculture

Present First Floor Plan of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Architectural drawing (ink on linen) showing the first (main) floor plan of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota. Built in 1892, it is also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Revised 11-7-1934 and 4-15-1966. Scale: 1/8 inch equals 1 foot. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum

Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, World War I Victory Garden, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; World War I; Victory Garden at Forty-sixth and Grand Avenue; numerous young people with gardening tools; no visible sign of plants yet; house with laundry on clothesline and hill in background ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter’s Park, Hartley Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter's Park; Hartley Field; lettuce crop; Duluth property of Canadian born Gilford Graham Hartley (1853-1922); agriculture was only one of many Hartley interests; the Allendale Farm at Woodland in Duluth began in 1890 with 80 acres and in twenty years was about 800 acres; this 80 acre piece was cleared and drained to raise head lettuce, spinach and celery; in 1911 Hartley reaped more than $9,000 profit from four acres of lettuce; Hartley Road was developed in 1913 linking the land to Woodland Avenue and Arrowhead Road; the land pictured is part of the hundreds of acres comprising Hartley Field [...]

Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter’s Park, Hartley Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter's Park; Hartley Field; lettuce crop; women and men laborers wearing hats are weeding lettuce; Duluth property of Canadian born Gilford Graham Hartley (1853-1922); agriculture was only one of many Hartley interests; the Allendale Farm at Woodland in Duluth began in 1890 with 80 acres and in twenty years was about 800 acres; this 80 acre piece was cleared and drained to raise head lettuce, spinach and celery ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter’s Park, Hartley Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter's Park; Hartley Field; lettuce crop; women and men laborers harvesting lettuce; baskets; wagon; Duluth property of Canadian born Gilford Graham Hartley (1853-1922); agriculture was only one of many Hartley interests; the Allendale Farm at Woodland in Duluth began in 1890 with 80 acres and in twenty years was about 800 acres; this 80 acre piece was cleared and drained to raise head lettuce, spinach and celery ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter’s Park, Hartley Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter's Park; Hartley Field; lettuce crop; laborers loading baskets of lettuce onto wagon; men and boys; oxen; Duluth property of Canadian born Gilford Graham Hartley (1853-1922); agriculture was only one of many Hartley interests; the Allendale Farm at Woodland in Duluth began in 1890 with 80 acres and in twenty years was about 800 acres; this 80 acre piece was cleared and drained to raise head lettuce, spinach and celery ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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