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Clark House Hotel, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph by Paul B. Gaylord and Edward A. Thompson shows the Clark House, Duluth's second hotel, which opened in July of 1870 on the 100 block of West Superior Street; it was destroyed by fire on November 16, 1881. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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Clark House, Duluth, Minnesota

The Clark House, located on the upper side of Superior Street, was the first Duluth hotel. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth in 1870, Duluth, Minnesota

View of early Duluth taken from Sutphin Street and Lake Avenue South looking northwest. Gaylord's ten photographs pieced together. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Minnesota Taken in 1870, Duluth, Minnesota

View of early Duluth taken from Sutphin Street and Lake Avenue South looking northwest. Gaylord's ten photographs pieced together. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Clark House, Duluth, Minnesota

The hotel called the Clark House was built in 1869 at 111-109 West Superior Street downtown Duluth. It burned on November 16, 1881. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth, Minnesota

Bay View House fourth avenue west and Superior street; entry still under construction ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Water delivery, Duluth, Minnesota

Water delivery by ox pulled sleigh; Stokes Express; man; winter; snow ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of boats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph shows the Duluth harbor, ca. 1870, with paddlewheel steamers and sailing vessels, Elevator A, and the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railway depot. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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Log home near Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph shows a view of a home near Duluth, circa 1870. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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Businesses on Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Businesses on Superior street; Pendleton Block; Caswell and Davy photographers; Northwestern Land Agency; Real Estate and Insurance; boardwalk; street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Duluth, Minnesota

St. Paul's Episcopal church Lake avenue and second street; man on steps; snow; view of side and front ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in the city of Duluth, Minnesota

Ice cutting chunks of cut ice ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Building of Elevator A 1870, Duluth, Minnesota

Building elevator A at fourth avenue east; workers; lumber and building materials in foreground ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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First Methodist Church 168, Duluth, Minnesota

First Methodist church third avenue west and second street; erected 1870; trees down ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Superior Street in 1870, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking west on Superior street from second avenue east; sign Photographer; Clark House; horses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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"Winslow" at Elevator A dock, Duluth, Minnesota

Evans Line Winslow at Elevator A dock ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Buildings 106-110 West Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Buildings 106-110 west Superior street; Real Estate Insurance; Graves and Culver; boardwalk ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lake Superior and Mississippi railroad and dock under construction, Duluth, Minnesota

Lake Superior and Mississippi railroad and dock under construction along waterfront at about fourth avenue east; workers; steamer Norman ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View from Minnesota Point of the schooner "R. G. Coburn," Duluth, Minnesota

View looking from Minnesota Point to schooner R. G. Coburn and other vessels at Lake Superior and Mississippi freight dock elevator A ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Superior Street buildings at First Avenue east from Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Superior street buildings at first avenue east from Minnesota Point; Bloomer block; Nettleton house; construction ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Logging on the Midway River and log skidding at Albertson's Camp, Thomson Township, Carlton County, Minnesota

This photograph shows Albertson's Logging Camp Crew and horses at work in the woods. It is one of a series of 41 photographs titled "Logging on the Midway." ~ Photo Credit: Esko Historical Society
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Groundbreaking for Northern Pacific railroad, Carlton County, Minnesota

Identified men gathered at Carlton County groundbreaking for Northern Pacific railroad; Foster Hayes Ray Marvin Seip Eagan Newcombe Salter ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Constructing Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad, St. Louis County, Minnesota

Steamer "Norman," men constructing Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad, workers, masted vessels, rock outcrop, Gaylord 6 and 7 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View Duluth Harbor with three ships, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph by Paul B. Gaylord shows three ships, two steamships and a paddlewheel steamer, docked at Duluth's outer harbor. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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City of Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

An early view of the Duluth hillside from Elevator A and the pier looking west to downtown Duluth and Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Theater production, Duluth, Minnesota

Studio photograph of three identified Duluthians in costume for a play; John McLaran; Lizzie Ray; George Spencer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Theater production, Duluth, Minnesota

Studio photograph of identified Duluthians in costume for a play; men and women ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Theater production, Duluth, Minnesota

Studio photograph identified Duluthians in costume for a play; children men and women ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth looking west on Superior street; all buildings on upper side from the Clark house on ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth, Minnesota

View of street in front of Clark House 111-109 west Superior street incomplete porch and stairs; boardwalk with bridge ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth, Minnesota

View looking west from east fourth street to Minnesota Point; fire hall number one; fences; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in the city of Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street and area below the street to the lake; elevator A; Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Superior Street looking west, Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street looking west; construction lumber; wagon; building fronts; boardwalk; men ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wide view of Superior Street and Clark House, Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street full of stumps and Clark House with extension on back ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Minnesota Point looking to hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

Buildings train spur and small boats on Minnesota Point; beach with water pump; First Presbyterian on hill ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Building a dike across Superior Bay, Duluth, Minnesota

Winter view of workers constructing a dyke across Superior Bay starting from the end of Rice's Point to Minnesota Point over which a rail track would be laid. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Stagecoach leaving Superior for St. Paul, Duluth, Minnesota

Last stagecoach to leave Superior for St. Paul; railway came to the head of the lakes; teams of horses; wagon and horses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Women and girls in angel costumes, Duluth, Minnesota

Studio photograph of identified six Duluth girls and one woman as angels in costume ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View looking west from Minnesota Point across the undredged bay, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth looking across the undredged bay west from Minnesota Point; buildings on Superior street; Clark house ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Headquarters Hotel, Brainerd, Minnesota

Stereograph photograph of the exterior of the Headquarters Hotel in Brainerd. Stereograph card reads, "Scenery on the Northern Pacific Railroad." ~ Photo Credit: Crow Wing County Historical Society
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Endion Division, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph shows an 1872 view of the Endion Division in Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Wind whipping up waves on Lake Superior and dashing dock timbers ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Hose Company, No. 1., Duluth, Minnesota

First annual parade of the uniformed firefighters of Hose Company No. 1. and their horse-drawn equipment on Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Hunter Block, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter block second avenue west and Superior street looking east; snow; Duluth Savings Bank; horse drawn sleigh ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Clark House, Duluth, Minnesota

Clark House with completed stairs fence and extension 111-109 west Superior street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Clark House, Duluth, Minnesota

Clark House dining room with seated people standing man sometimes identified incorrectly as Jay Cooke ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Minnesota Point looking toward Duluth hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Minnesota Point looking to hillside; laundry drying; cows or oxen; frame buildings; woodpiles ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Clark House 20, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking west of Superior street and Clark house with partial stairs and boardwalk; 20 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Hayes Block 185, Duluth, Minnesota

Hayes block 30-34 east Superior street; signs Carpenters and Builders; Boots and Shoes; building materials ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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In the City of Duluth, Minnesota

First annual parade and inspection of Duluth Fire Hose Company No. 1 Superior street at first avenue west ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Dyke across St. Louis Bay, Duluth, Minnesota

dyke across St. Louis Bay ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth Lake Superior Minnesota Scenery

View from Superior street boardwalk of Elevator A and Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot area; schooners masts ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in the city of Duluth, Minnesota

Ox drawn wagon in front of Clark House Superior street between second and third avenue west snow ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Lake Superior scenery, Duluth, Minnesota

View from Minnesota Point looking to Elevator A and Lake Superior and Mississippi depot; schooners; Lighthouse on Elevator dock ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot; Elevator A; wind whipping up Lake Superior ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lighthouse on Elevator A dock, Duluth, Minnesota

Ice covered lighthouse on elevator A dock at fourth avenue east; 200; snow; smoke stack; elevator A ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth fire department and engine at fire hall number one, Duluth, Minnesota

Uniformed fire department; engine; fire hall number one 22 east second street; horses Chief Fisher houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Northern Pacific Railroad Docks and harbor improvement Duluth, Minnesota

Northern Pacific Railroad Docks and Harbor Improvement Duluth May 1872 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View from Second Street looking west, Duluth, Minnesota

View from second street looking west; houses; church; Hayes block in center of image ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Group of people, including a number of Ojibwe at Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

Ojibwe; tepees on Minnesota Point; beaded cradleboard; children; William Howenstein; snow; see also 84.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View to Minnesota Point from Fifth Avenue east and Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking to Minnesota Point from fifth avenue east and second street; vessel; floating islands ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of vessel "Lotta Bernard" and the waterfront dock, Duluth, Minnesota

View of waterfront loading at dock; lumber scow "Lotta Bernard" with workmen; sloop Commerce; the Meteor ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district looking west from Fifth Avenue east and Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth looking west from fifth avenue east and second street; stumps; floating islands ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View from Second Street through trees to center of Duluth, Minnesota

View from second street to center of Duluth; Clark house through trees; fences stumps floating islands ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth view with churches, Duluth, Minnesota

German church; St. Paul's Evangelical church 926 east third street; apartment building ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth, Minnesota

Elevator A and dock; small boat at dock; smokestack; man; bare ground ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Church interior, Duluth, Minnesota

Glory to God in the Highest and holiday decoration of evergreen boughs; hymnals on pews ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Hayes Block, Duluth, Minnesota

Hayes block; 30-34 east Superior street; post office; W. G. Willis; Dove Clothing in 1980s ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district looking east below Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth business district looking east below Superior street; fire station elevator A Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Minnesota Point looking toward Duluth hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Minnesota Point looking toward Duluth hillside; animals buildings people boats beach trees laundry ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Three Ojibwe men, Duluth, Minnesota

Three Ojibwe men; packs and blankets in foreground; wooded area with vegetation ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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First Presbyterian Church, Duluth, Minnesota

First Presbyterian church third avenue east and second street; first church built in Duluth begun in 1869; Finnish Evangelical church ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth Lake Superior Minnesota Scenery

Superior street and first avenue east looking west; building signs on upper side; Globe Hotel and Restaurant boardwalk;the buildings at the right in the foreground are about 201-205 East Superior Street just east of Second Avenue East, they burned in the spring of 1875 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Elevator A and Branch's Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

View of elevator A with destroyed dock; Branch's Hall; another building in foreground under construction; lighthouse ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Looking east on Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Second street churches Congregational first avenue east; First Presbyterian third avenue east; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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George C. Sargent house, Duluth, Minnesota

George C. Sargent homestead and property at 45 avenue east and London road; fences; windmill; barn ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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J. C. Hunter house, Duluth, Minnesota

House of J. C. Hunter, Superior Street and Ninth avenue east; 3 people on porch ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, George B. Sargent house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; George B. Sargent built this house in 1873 at Forty-Fifth Avenue East and London Road; it was later the home of his son William C. Sargent; winter; snow; porch; chimneys; modified mansard-style roof; architectural details; dormers; clapboard; stone foundation; brick work ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Railroad trestle at Dalles of St. Louis River, Duluth, Minnesota

Railroad trestle for Lake Superior and Mississippi or St. Paul and Duluth; may be at Dalles of St. Louis river ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Corner of Fourth Street and Third Avenue east, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking east from fourth street and third avenue east; houses stumps fences Culver house cupola 33 east first ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Group of people at an Ojibwe ceremony, Duluth, Minnesota

White men with Ojibwe people and tepees probably on Minnesota Point; snow; 65; see also 43.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot third avenue east; locomotive; workers ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Looking south on First Avenue east in downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking south on first avenue east in downtown Duluth; snow; Minnesotian sign ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Reversed view of Fifth Avenue east looking east, Duluth, Minnesota

Reversed; view of fifth avenue east area from second street looking east up north shore; laundry drying ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Superior Street looking east from First Avenue west, Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street looking east from first avenue west; snow; see gaylord volume 1 number 64 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Superior Street looking west, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Superior street looking west; people; building signs drugs barber shop; M. Pastoret Liquor Dealer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fishermen and fish, Duluth or Grand Marais, Minnesota

Two men standing in a fishing boat holding fish, the man on the right may be Ojibwe, end of birch bark canoe, hundreds of fish in foreground on the beach, may be Duluth or Grand Marais, may be fish drying stands in background, may be in a cove ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Ojibwe men in woods, Grand Portage, Minnesota?

two Ojibwe men in wooded area; birch bark tepee; canoe; two peeled trees; axe in tree stump ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Portrait of Vespasian Smith, Mayor, 1873-1874 Duluth, Minnesota

Dr. Vespasian Smith was the third mayor of Duluth. Born Oct. 21, 1818 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, he earned a medical degree from Western Reserve College in 1851 and practiced in Ohio and Superior, Wisconsin before moving to Duluth. In 1860 he received a government appointment to serve as physician to the Indians at the Bayfield Agency. It is said...
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Harbor view, Duluth, Minnesota

Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot and dock; schooner; elevator A dock in background ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in Duluth Lake Superior Minnesota Scenery

View of Duluth looking up Lake avenue from Minnesota Point; bog on both sides of avenue; tracks ready to be laid ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View at city of Duluth, Minnesota

Elevator A and dock with rails; smokestack; church ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View at city of Duluth, Minnesota

Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot and dock; schooner and steamer; elevator A dock in foreground ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View at city of Duluth, Minnesota

Tighter view than 365 Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot and dock; schooner and steamer; elevator A dock in foreground ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Steamer "Peerless" of Lake Superior People's Line, Duluth, Minnesota

Steamer Peerless along side Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot; Hayes block visible ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Steamer "G. R. Frost" and salt barrels, Duluth, Minnesota

Steamer G R Frost and salt barrels lying at a Duluth dock ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Rice's Point looking southeast, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph shows a view of Rice's Point looking southeast from the Duluth hillside in 1875. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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Piedmont Avenue and Third Street, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph from an unidentified photographer is an early view of Duluth looking east on Third Street from Piedmont Avenue, now Mesaba Avenue ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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Nettleton house, Duluth, Minnesota

house of George Nettleton with additions; Minnesota Point; bay prior to dredging ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Schooners and package freighters; elevator A; Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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About the City of Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street looking east; Hunter block frame buildings and a stone building under construction ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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In the City of Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east from fifth avenue east; Hayes Block ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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In the City of Duluth, Minnesota

View from south first avenue to hillside; railroad spur on south first avenue ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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In the City of Duluth, Minnesota

Fire Hose Company No. 1 men dog and boy on stairs and porch of Clark House 111-109 west superior street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in the city of Duluth, Minnesota

Superior Street looking east from about first avenue west ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View in the city of Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street businesses; horse and wagon; City Meat Market; lined up dead pigs; The Minnesotian office ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Diver and lookers on near Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Views in the City of Duluth, Minnesota

Interior of fire hall number one; hose cart and engine; Charles Randall first fire chief in white hat; two men ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Looking east on Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on second street from first avenue east; two churches; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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About the City of Duluth, Minnesota

View of Superior street from hill; Branch Hall; Elevator A; Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot; Minnesota point in background ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Sawyer and Davis wholesale grocers, Duluth, Minnesota

Sawyer and Davis building wholesale grocers third avenue west and Superior street; barrels and boxes; driver, horses and loaded wagon; two men; African American child ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View at city of Duluth, Minnesota 827

Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot and dock; two men fishing; schooner; elevator A dock in background ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Steamer "Peerless" of Lake Superior People's Line, Duluth, Minnesota

Interior of luxurious propeller wooden steamer Peerless built 1872 for Chicago Duluth route ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fire Hall Number One with pumper, Duluth, Minnesota

brick fire hall number one built in 1872 with pumper equipment; second street buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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George E. and Jane White house, Duluth, Minnesota

George E. and Jane White house; 127 east second street; porch; fence; board walk; women ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Rice's Point from Point of Rocks, Duluth, Minnesota

Rice's Point from Point of Rocks; Garfield avenue; Northern Pacific railroad round house; Nestor Lumber; see 52.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Superior Street looking east, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Superior street looking east; Elevator A; vessels at Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad freight depot; see also 93.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View from hillside to Lake Superior and Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

Distant view from hillside to lake; elevator A; image appears to be touched-up; oddly too early for Newton ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Looking south from above Fifteenth Avenue west to Garfield Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

Second Presbyterian 1515 west Superior street Garfield avenue roundhouse; garden; see 57.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Lake Avenue and Minnesota Point from about Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Lake avenue and Minnesota Point from about second street; houses; 227 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of hillside from Lake at Fourth Avenue east, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth hillside and area of Lake Superior and Mississippi dock at fourth avenue east; schooners; steamer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Steamer "City of Freemont" at dock, Duluth, Minnesota

View from elevator A dock of steamer CITY OF FREEMONT at Lake Superior and Mississippi freight depot; Hayes block and buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Portrait of Sister Scholastica Kerst, Duluth, Minnesota

An 1878 photograph of Sister Scholastica Kerst in the St. Benedict's convent habit. Catherine (Sister, later Mother Scholastica) Kerst (1847-1911) was born in Meuringen, Prussia, and came to St. Paul, MN, in 1852 with her parents. She entered the Benedictine community of St. Gertrude in Shakopee, MN, in 1862 and in 1877 transferred to St....
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View in the city of Duluth, Minnesota

McQuade's mill Minnesota Point ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lake Superior Scenery, Roger Munger house, Duluth, Minnesota

House of Roger Munger with fences; people and children on the porches; tables and chairs on the lawn ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Looking east from Third Street and Mesaba Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east from third street and Mesaba avenue; elevators A and one; houses; children; laundry ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of city and Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth and Minnesota Point from Lake Superior and Mississippi RR freight depot and vicinity; buildings; Point of Rocks in distance ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Portrait of Emeline "Emma" Louise Johnson and her dolls, Duluth, Minnesota

Emeline Louise Johnson and her dolls Josie Minnie and Addie in photography studio; toys ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Portrait of John Drew, Mayor 1876-1879, Duluth, Minnesota

John Drew, a successful businessman, was born in Connecticut in April 1817 and moved to Duluth in 1869. By the time he was elected mayor in 1876, Duluth was in a grave financial state. The city's debt was so large that in order to get any settlement, the city itself had to be dissolved and replaced by the village of Duluth. John Drew presided over...
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Views in the City of Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter block; Duluth Savings Bank sign on avenue fa?ºade name taken in 1879 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Elevator A, 4th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

This photograph shows downtown Duluth and the hillside in 1879, with Elevator A in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Duluth Public Library
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