Category: Labor

Joseph A. Holmes Safety Award Certificate to Snyder Mining Company, Duluth, Minnesota

A Joseph A. Holmes Safety Award Certificate was presented to the Snyder Mine in April 1940 for accident free operation at the Virginia and Shenango open pit mines and the Webb open pit-underground combination mine for a year or more. In the 12 months ending December 1939, the Virginia mine completed 91,746 man hours without a lost-time accident; the Shenango completed 155,543 man hours; while the Webb went 15 1/3 months through August 1939 with 304,879 man hours without a lost-time accident. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Museum of Mining

Newspaper Guild strike, Duluth, Minnesota

Police use tear gas against massed pickets during the Newspaper Guild Strike. The gas is on First Street near Fifth Avenue West across from the Civic Center. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Kitchen workers at Nopeming Sanatorium, Duluth, Minnesota

Eight unidentified workers stand near the equipment in the Nopeming Sanatorium kitchen. There are six women and two man in the photograph. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Kitchen workers at Nopeming Sanatorium, Duluth, Minnesota

Ten unidentified workers stand near the equipment in the Nopeming Sanatorium kitchen. There are nine women and one man in the photograph. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Serving line at the Nopeming Sanatorium cafeteria, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified women in servers' uniforms stand behind the serving line in Nopeming's cafeteria. A view of the dining room is in the foreground. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Kitchen worker taking food out of a warming oven at Nopeming Sanatorium, Duluth, Minnesota

An unidentified woman removes a tray of food from a warming oven in the kitchen at Nopeming. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Duluth Letter Carriers 1915, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth letter carriers in uniform standing on the steps of the main entrance to the Federal Building at Fifth Avenue West and First Street downtown that was often called the Post Office because it held the postal service department. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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