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Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lyceum Theater at 423 West Superior Street had a seating capacity of 1,281 for operas, plays, and vaudeville until 1921 when it was a movie house. Built in 1891 with lumberman Andreas M. Miller financing, it stood until torn down in January 1966. Built to a Traphagen and Fitzpatrick architectural design of brick and brownstone quarried...
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Railroad crew, Red Wing, Minnesota

Railroad workers shown standing in front of a train. ~ Photo Credit: Goodhue County Historical Society
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St. Louis River, Duluth, Minnesota

St. Louis River and banks ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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West Duluth incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Incline at sixty-first and Grand avenue West Duluth; Duluth Belt Line railway began in 1889 abandoned 1916; man in building; man and reclining dog outside; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Fairmount School, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Fairmount School; Fairmont School; Sixty-seventh Avenue west on corner of Redruth street; boys; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Irving School, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Irving School; snow; winter; play ground equipment; Romanesque architecture; on Nicollet northwest corner Fifty-seventh Avenue West; this school building was the 'model' for Old Main on the lower campus or original campus of UMD; this building was constructed in 1893 on the site of the first Irving building ~ Photo Credit:...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Merritt House, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Merritt house; five people standing in front of house one is a child; porch; balcony; place for carriage to pull under; carriage house ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Incline Railway at West Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth incline car and waiting room building; men; trestle-type structure; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Maunu family and house, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Maunu Family; house; behind Oneota hills; Becks Road down in hollows; Katie Marvin holding a baby; children; nine people; horse and buggy with two riders; log house; dovetail corner; porch; shingles; fall ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Murray Brothers Delivery Wagon, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Murray Brothers Delivery Wagon; 420- 422 Central Avenue; worker with horse drawn wagon; drug store in background; wagon full of barrels ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Murray Brothers Ice Cream Factory, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Murray Brothers Ice Cream Factory; 420-422 Central Avenue and Grand Avenue; three men; horse drawn wagon; milk carriers ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Sisters in convent office, Duluth, Minnesota

Sister Odelia Simmons (1869-1904) and companion in the convent office at Sacred Heart Institute in Duluth in 1900. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Duluth Benedictine sisters on picnic outing in Bemidji, Minnesota

A group of Duluth Benedictine sisters enjoy a picnic outing in 1900 while inspecting work on St. Anthony's Hospital in Bemidji. Left to right, unidentified sister with picnic basket, Sister Benedict Mlynek, Mother Scholastica Kerst in hammock, Sister Christina Johnson with key, Sister Alexia Kerst . The dog is a local visitor. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Big Duluth store softball team, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified men and a boy mascot are the downtown men's and boys' clothing store's The Big Duluth softball team. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth harbor bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

A draw bridge in Duluth harbor ~ Photo Credit: Iron Range Research Center
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Duluth basketball team, Duluth, Minnesota

A group of young men and a coach from an unidentified basketball team pose for a formal portrait in an unidentified photographer's studio. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Belt Line, Duluth, Minnesota

Bayview Heights station on the Duluth Belt Line in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Ore Docks, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Ore Docks, with two ore boats. ~ Photo Credit: Iron Range Research Center
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Tugboat "Pathfinder" and crew, Duluth, Minnesota

38 ton tug PATHFINDER with crew in Duluth harbor; was in service by 1895; Minnesota Point in background; light house on pier; dock; she rescued crew from wrecked Henry Steinbrenner in 1953 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Construction of piers at the canal, Duluth, Minnesota

Construction of piers at Duluth canal; looking toward Minnesota Point from end of pier; two lighthouses; workers and equipment ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Duluth Skyride, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; downtown; Duluth Skyride; Seventh Avenue West incline railway; tracks; view up Seventh Avenue West in downtown Duluth; brick row house; apartment buildings; power lines; people; houses; trees; stairs; sidewalk; pedestrians; summer; the incline was put into service late in 1891 to connect Superior Street streetcar lines with a...
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Duluth Marine Supply Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Simon Clark and his staff in his retail grocery store at the foot of Fifth Avenue West and the waterfront. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Grocery Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Men in the entrance of a store with a simple sign advertising grocery, dry goods, notions and temperance. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Manhattan Building, Duluth, Minnesota

410-416 west Superior street; street scene; Stag Buffet; Drews; Louis Oreck Curios; cars; horse drawn wagon; people; B-320 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west from Fifth Avenue West at streetcars meeting on Superior Street in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

The $350,000 Spalding Hotel was built in 1887 at Fifth Avenue West and Superior Street. It opened in 1889, closed in the early 1960s and was razed in 1963. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified building interior with storage for bicycles, and elevator, and an office for the Zimmerman Brothers photographers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Gassers Grocery , Duluth, Minnesota

Gassers store is in the German-American Block at 209-211 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Hardware Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Worker or owner inside an unidentified hardware store. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Lincoln Park and creek west of twenty-fifth avenue; children on rocks in creek ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Restaurant, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified workers inside an unidentified restaurant. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth's Union Depot and its original train sheds that were removed in 1924. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wheeler family, Duluth, Minnesota

Longtime Duluth resident Henry W. Wheeler, his spouse and children pose in a studio. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Proctor Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Missabe and Northern railway facility at Proctor. Proctor or Proctor Knott was initially a village adjoining the west side of Duluth, but became a separate town. The DM and N became the DM and IR or Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, view of the city, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; view of city; Merrill-Ring Saw Mill and Fullerton Lumber Yard; Iron Company; smoke stacks; residence; power lines; churches; lake; spring. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Agate Bay shoreline, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Image taken from docks looking back at the city. Note the newly built Two Harbors Depot and freight dock on the right side of the image. ~ Photo Credit: Lake County Historical Society
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Construction of Ore Dock Six in Agate Bay, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Image showing a network of railroad tracks and barges used to construct the second docks in Agate Bay. Footings have already been set, completed wooden ore dock can be seen in the background. Ore dock six was the first steel iron ore dock on the great lakes. Built by the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railroad. ~ Photo Credit: Lake County...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: East Hillside, Toboggan slide, Duluth, Minnesota

East Hillside; Toboggan slide Sixth Avenue East and Third Street down to lake with men, team; uniform; women and children in snow wearing winter clothes ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Duluth Yacht Club and members, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Yacht Club was organized in 1890 and incorporated 1905 with a boat house and facilities on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Ice hockey team, Duluth, Minnesota

Portrait of unidentified men's ice hockey team with a Z on their sweaters; shin guards, ice hockey sticks ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park Drive, Duluth, Minnesota

Lester park drive; one woman in a horse drawn carriage; same woman as in 175.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park River, Duluth, Minnesota

Lester park river; one woman stopped on flat wooden bridge in a horse drawn carriage; same woman as 176.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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McEwen Brothers Grocery, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Heights grocery store at Highland Avenue and Palmetto. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Myers Brothers Investments, Duluth, Minnesota

Myers Brothers Investments at 205 Lyceum building office; interior of business office; desks chairs leaded glass windows telephone; spittoon; photographs on walls of local properties ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Olympia Tea Room, Duluth, Minnesota

Olympia Tea Room at Lake avenue and Superior street; candies; boxed chocolates; tables and chairs; boxes; signs; floor ceiling lights cases; interior ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Olympia Tea Room, Duluth, Minnesota

William Thomas leaning against counter in his Olympia Tea Room at Lake avenue and Superior street; candies; boxed chocolates; tables and chairs; workers; women; boxes; signs; floor ceiling lights cases; interior ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Tug Company Crew, Duluth, Minnesota

These are the unidentified men and boys who worked for the Stevens Tug Line. Mr. Darwin E. Stevens' fleet was located at the foot of Twenty-first Avenue West in the Duluth harbor. The Joe D. Dudley tug is at the far left, the Mystic is next, and the Minni Karl is at the far right. The Cupid and the Henry T. Brower are not in this shot. ~...
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Water barrel wagon, Duluth, Minnesota

Horse drawn wooden water barrel wagon with driver and three women; house; streetcar tracks in road ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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North Hibbing in winter, Hibbing, Minnesota

Panoramic view of a winter scene in North Hibbing featuring the Duluth Mesabi and Northern Train Depot on McKinley Street and the nearby housing area. Panning left to right the photograph depicts a city water tower, the St. Louis County Courthouse on McKinley Street, the Lincoln High School, the American flag flying at the Jefferson School, and...
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Scott-Graff Lumber Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Scott-Graff Lumber Company goods loaded on horse drawn wagons in front of the company buildings at 2402 West Michigan Street in downtown Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fitger Brewing Company employees, Duluth, Minnesota

Fitger brewery's men and boy employees pose in front of a building entrance. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wisconsin state letter carriers convention, Duluth, Minnesota

Roger's Boulevard was a lengthy drive at the top of the hillside for visitors and residents in carriages and wagons to enjoy views of Duluth all along its length. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Seventh Avenue west incline entrance, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking up the seventh avenue west incline from the Superior street entrance; sign City Band at the pavilion Every Afternoon and Evening; fence; people; adjacent businesses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Henry Prescott and Robert Mars, Duluth, Minnesota

Harry Prescott and Robert Mars were both associated as workers with the Marshall Wells Hardware firm in Duluth. It is unclear if they began an earlier hardware enterprise together. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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August Saunder Grocery Store, Duluth, Minnesota

The August Saunder grocery at 411 East Fourth Street served also as a Lutes Laundry branch. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Clyde Iron Works workers, Duluth, Minnesota

Men and boy employees inside of the Clyde Iron manufacturing company. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Dalles of St. Louis River, Duluth, Minnesota

Rapids; called Dalles of St. Louis River ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fire Hall Number One, Duluth, Minnesota

Folkerts Grocery occupied 22 East Second Street from 1900 to 1905. In 1890 the store was at 406 Lake Avenue South. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fred Lounsberry print shop, Duluth, Minnesota

Fred Lounsberry print shop interior in Providence building; fourth avenue west and Superior street; identified individuals; Lounsberry in back; equipment; woman ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Garfield Avenue sawmill and lumber, Duluth, Minnesota

View of a Garfield Avenue lumber mill, perhaps Alger Smith, with a streetcar in the foreground. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester River in Lester Park, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Lester river in Lester Park ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park Elementary School, Duluth, Minnesota

Doorway of Lincoln Park elementary school and identified students; 2427 west fourth street; carved brownstone; school pennants ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Logging camp with horse teams, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified logging camp, crews and horse teams. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Logging camp with oxen, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified logging camp, crew, sleds and ox teams to pull them. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Moose in dense vegetation, near Duluth, Minnesota

Head and shoulders of moose with antlers in velvet; the largest animal of the deer family ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Rustic bridge in Lester Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Rustic bridge in Lester Park Lester river and four children ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Seventh Avenue west incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Seventh avenue west incline tracks, powerhouse and pavilion; scaffold at pavilion; pavilion designed by Traphagen ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Louis River, near Duluth, Minnesota

Island in St. Louis River; tug towing raft of logs. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Whaleback "Alexander McDougall" near docks, Duluth, Minnesota

Whaleback Alexander McDougall near docks ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Zenith Restaurant with workers, Duluth, Minnesota

Zenith restaurant business and workers; identified workers; 529 west Superior street; manager Archie Gish in white; meals ten cents; signs in window for Forepaugh and Sells circus in July ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Robinson Street house on Robinson Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; 4721 Robinson Street; clapboard house with bluestone foundation; stucco top with timber details; leaded glass window; bay window; front porch swing; children; man with beard; three generations; birch tree; family seated on front stoop; wicker baby buggy; garden at right side ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: East Hillside, St. Louis County Courthouse, Duluth, Minnesota

East Hillside; courthouse and jail 1884-1924; building designed by architects Traphagen and Fitzpatrick; draped with bunting; street; sidewalk; was later used as Hearding Hospital ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Grand Army of the Republic members, Duluth, Minnesota

Veterans of the U.S. Civil War along with women and children are gathered for an event in an unidentified room. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Seventh Avenue west incline and pavilion at summit, Duluth, Minnesota

Seventh avenue west incline and pavilion at the top; uninflated hot air balloon; people on grounds and in pavilion; children; Traphagen building burned in May 1901 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Louis County Courthouse and Jail, Duluth, Minnesota

St. Louis County Courthouse and jail, 6th Avenue East and 2nd Street; Hearding Hospital ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Mary's Hospital or St. Ann's Home, Duluth, Minnesota

St. Mary's Hospital or Formerly St. Ann's Home, 2002 West 3rd Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View to harbor looking down Seventh Avenue incline, Duluth, Minnesota

View to harbor from about fifth street looking down tracks of seventh avenue west incline; no buildings on either side of tracks; stumps and bare ground ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Parade of the stone masons union, Duluth, Minnesota

Parade of stone masons' union members third avenue east and Superior street; spectators; churches ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Seventh Avenue Incline Railway, Duluth, Minnesota 3000 Feet Long 604 Feet High

Seventh avenue west incline car number 163 descending with passengers and motorman; buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View looking west from coal docks up to hillside from harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west from coal docks at waterfront at about Lake avenue; tug; passenger vessel; Union Depot; X marks top of seventh avenue west incline ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Lake Superior entry to St. Louis Bay, Duluth, Minnesota

View of boat going in Superior entry to St. Louis bay; piers and Lighthouse on pier; Gallapher image 0 399 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bohannon, Sanders, Campbell and Swann Contractors, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridge construction site with contractors and engineers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bohannon, Sanders, Campbell and Swann Contractors, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridge construction site with contractors and engineers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bohannon, Sanders, Campbell and Swann Contractors, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridge construction site with contractors and engineers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bohannon, Sanders, Campbell and Swann Contractors, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridge construction site with contractors and engineers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bohannon, Sanders, Campbell and Swann Contractors, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridge construction site with contractors and engineers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Falls at Chester Creek in Chester Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Falls at Chester creek in Chester park; fence and man above ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Group portrait of an ice hockey team, Duluth, Minnesota

portrait of identified men of an unidentified ice hockey team; sweaters, shin guards, two ice hockey sticks ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Houses on hillside above Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Housing stock on Duluth hillside above Superior street; long stairway up hill; rock out cropping ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Incline powerhouse and terminal at summit, Duluth, Minnesota

Incline powerhouse and terminal at top of seventh avenue west; snow; boy looking at camera; house to east ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park rustic bridge over Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

Lester park rustic bridge over Lester river; built in 1897 by Mr. Busha and his sons ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park and a bridge over Miller Creek, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Lincoln park with a metal rail bridge over Miller creek; three wooden carts; Lincoln Park elementary school building; birch trees; 24 avenue west and fourth street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Mother Scholastica and Sister Jerome in buggy, Duluth, Minnesota

Mother Scholastica Kerst and Sister Jerome Cismowski of the Duluth Benedictine sisters in a buggy. Mother Scholastica is driving. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Seventh Avenue west incline and pavilion at summit, Duluth, Minnesota

Seventh avenue west incline and pavilion at the top; inflated hot air balloon; people on grounds and in pavilion; children; Traphagen building burned in May 1901; see also 241.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Sign for Z. A. Downs undertaker, Duluth, Minnesota

Z. A. Downs undertaker; Solon Springs Water; Rohl Brothers 107 west first street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Sisters tea party at St. Ann's Home, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1900, several Duluth Benedictine Sisters host a tea party for a guest at the original St. Ann's Home. When the original St. Mary's Hospital moved to east Duluth in 1898, the building was converted to first an orphanage and then a rest home. Left to right, Sister Camillus Gretsch, Sister Caroline Scheffold, Sister Madeline Heinen and...
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Two ice covered whaleback barges with crews, Duluth, Minnesota

Two ice covered whaleback barges with crews looking at camera ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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West end of Boulevard Lincoln Park, Duluth, Minnesota

View from Skyline Drive or Rogers Boulevard at its west end at Lincoln Park; fencing; people walking in road; Lincoln elementary school in distance ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Interior view of top floor of Peavey Elevator, Duluth, Minnesota

Interior view of a flour mill in Minneapolis. Image probably by stereographic photographer, E. D. Mayo, who worked for Barnett and Record Company, a construction company that built grain elevators. ~ Photo Credit: Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
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Park Point streetcar line in winter, Duluth, Minnesota

The Park Point streetcar line in winter with the tracks completely covered in deep snow. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Streetcar on Superior Street at 3rd Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

A grainy view of a streetcar with a standing crew member on the ground. Note the two carriages at left. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street looking east from Seventh Avenue west; EEE, Duluth, Minnesota

Downtown Duluth street scene Superior street looking east from seventh avenue west; people; horse wagons ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View looking east from above Fifth Street to harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking east from above fifth street to harbor; house on hillside see 358.1 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of downtown and waterfront looking east from Third Street, Duluth, Minnesota

View of downtown and waterfront from third avenue west and Superior street to seventh avenue west looking east from third street; Minnesota Point; canal; slips; 1892 Union Depot; 1895 Torrey building; 1893 Manhattan building ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wedding portrait of Reverend Albert Johanson with his wife, Duluth, Minnesota

Reverend Albert Johanson, pastor of the West End Mission Church (now First Covenant Church, Duluth, Minnesota), filled Swedish Christian Mission Church's pulpit from time to time. This portrait was taken on his wedding day. ~ Photo Credit: Salem Covenant Church
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Highland Park streetcar at top of Seventh Avenue west incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Highland Park streetcar and four uniformed motormen at top of seventh avenue west incline; pavilion architectural features tower, shingles, dormer; winter; deep snow ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Pastoret Terrace or Flats at Second Avenue east and First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Pastoret Terrace apartment building 127-129 East first street; Kenilworth apartments ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Pastoret Terrace or Flats at Second Avenue east and First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Apartment building named Pastoret Terrace or Pastoret Flats second avenue east and first street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Waterfront looking east from Seventh Avenue west and First Street, Duluth, Minnesota

View from seventh avenue west and first street to waterfront and canal; slips; Minnesota Point ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth and Iron Range Railroad wreck at Milepost Number 22, Larsmont, Minnesota

Photograph of D. & I. R. showing an unknown steam locomotive turned over after a collision at MP 22 just west of Larsmont. Dated August 4, 1900 with officials and workers attending. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Burntside Lake and its islands, Ely, Minnesota

View of man carrying a canoe and Burntside Lake and its islands ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Burntside Lake, near Ely, Minnesota

View of Burntside Lake and islands near Ely. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Canoe on Trout Lake, near Ely, Minnesota

Trout Lake near Ely; man in canoe. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Cashaway Falls, near Ely, Minnesota

View of Cashaway Falls and rapids near Ely. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Cashaway Falls, near Ely, Minnesota

View of Cashaway Falls and rapids near Ely ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Long Lake, near Ely, Minnesota

Long Lake near Ely; islands ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Man in a canoe on Trout Lake, near Ely, Minnesota

Trout Lake near Ely; man in canoe ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Northern Pacific Shops group photograph, Brainerd, Minnesota

Group photograph of a crew in front of the Northern Pacific Shops. ~ Photo Credit: Crow Wing County Historical Society
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Covered railroad bridge, Zumbrota, Minnesota

Covered railroad bridge which was used by Duluth, Red Wing, and the Southern Railroad. ~ Photo Credit: Goodhue County Historical Society
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Roundhouse and Back Shop, Proctor, Minnesota

Proctor, near Duluth, was the home base of the Duluth Missabi and Iron Range Railway and its predecessor roads the D&IR and DM&N. Proctor was created in 1892 when the railroad was extending into Duluth and needed large flat areas. It was the largest such yard in the world. In 1894, the village was incorporated as Proctorknott after J. Proctor...
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Streetcar employees, St. Paul, Minnesota

Studio portrait of conductor #154 Bernard H. Ohde, born Jan. 20, 1873, died July 26, 1953. Worked at Duluth Station. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Back Shop and Transfer Table, Proctor, Minnesota

Proctor, near Duluth, was the home base of the Duluth Missabi and Iron Range Railway and its predecessor roads the D&IR and the DM&N. Proctor was created in 1892 when the railroad was extending into Duluth and needed large flat areas. It was the largest such yard in the world. In 1894, the village was incorporated as Proctorknott after J....
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Celebration, Eveleth, Minnesota

Unidentified celebratory event; musicians; residents; downtown; children ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Celebration, Eveleth, Minnesota

Unidentified celebratory event; musicians; residents; downtown; children ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Celebration, Eveleth, Minnesota

Unidentified celebratory event; musicians; residents; downtown; children ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Dogsledding team, Ely, Minnesota

A harnessed dog team on an Ely street; children; businesses; snow ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Eshquaguama, Eveleth, Minnesota

Identified individuals; above the dam; old Miller Trunk road ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Eshquaguama, Eveleth, Minnesota

Identified individuals; above the dam; old Miller Trunk road ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Longfellow Elementary School, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; view of Duluth from hillside; Longfellow elementary school at Elinor northwest corner Sixtieth Avenue West; Sharp House under construction; residence; summer; rock outcrop ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Tally Ho wagon, Duluth, Minnesota

Tally Ho in Lincoln park; houses; an event; men wearing ribbons; horses with plums; wagons; view of area ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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70 Duluth 1901, Duluth, Minnesota

View from slip toward Duluth business district and hillside. Railroad street and yards up to hill top. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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70 Duluth 1901, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth from below Railroad street and about first avenue west; Lake avenue; lumber and sash businesses. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth From Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the Duluth business district and the hillside from Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Empire Clothing, Duluth, Minnesota

Interior of Empire Clothing store at Sixth Avenue West and Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Streetcar workmen, Duluth, Minnesota

Large group of workers posed on a work streetcar in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Public Library, Duluth, Minnesota

Public Library under construction; building Carnegie Library; Second Street and First Avenue West; 101 West First Street; bricklayer is working on the dome; construction materials; scaffold; crane; power lines; boardwalk sidewalks; workers; work men; building; construction site; streetcar tracks; dirt street ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Assessing incline crash damage, Duluth, Minnesota

Men assessing Superior street seventh avenue west incline damage; bystanders behind rope barricade; hillside buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aftermath of runaway Incline car, Duluth, Minnesota

Aftermath of the powerhouse fire, showing the west incline car crashed at the bottom of the incline. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Lakeside Elementary School, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; Lakeside School students and teachers; boys and girls; Lakeside Elementary school was built and opened in 1893; 4628 Pitt Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Laying corner stone of Carnegie Library, Duluth, Minnesota

Laying corner stone of Carnegie library ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aftermath of fire at Seventh Avenue west incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Smoldering tracks, powerhouse and pavilion after fire consumes the seventh avenue west incline ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Ruins of incline powerhouse at summit, Duluth, Minnesota

Ruins of incline powerhouse at top of hill; two boys ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Ruins of incline powerhouse at summit, Duluth, Minnesota

Ruins of incline powerhouse at the top; men viewing scene; sheets of corrugated metal strewn and limp ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Members at the 6th Convention of the Minnesota Association of the Deaf, Duluth, Minnesota

Approximately 65 members are taking a Tally-Ho horse-drawn carriage party tour on Boulevard Drive in Duluth. The 6th Convention of the Minnesota Association of the Deaf was held in Duluth during August 24-28, 1901. Writing on the photo reads: "Sixth Convention - Minn. State Association of the Deaf, Duluth, Minn. Aug. 24 to 28, 1901." ~ Photo...
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Aerial Bridge: Design for Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

The Claude Turner design for the original Aerial Bridge from 1901. Many companies and designers vied for this project. The bridge was built in 1904-1905. This drawing shows the spires and steel structural detail as well as the concrete footings and dimensions. Both towers are shown with an end view. In 1929 the suspended car transfer was...
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View at Superior street and seventh avenue west looking east where incline crashed

View at Superior street and seventh avenue west looking east where incline crashed; Montreal Hotel 631 west Superior street; children; baby in buggy ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View at Superior street and seventh avenue west where incline crashed

View at Superior street and seventh avenue west where incline crashed; damage; bystanders; hillside buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Judge Gary and party, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Judge Elbert H. Gary, lawyer and president of the Federal Steel Company founded in 1898, and his colleagues after an annual meeting of Minnesota Iron Company held in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Benedictine sisters in classroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Four Duluth Benedictine sisters pose in an unidentified classroom. Sister Jeremia Cannon is at the blackboard. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Horace S. Wilkinson at Ore Docks, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Great Lakes freighter Horace S. Wilkinson near ore dock ready for loading. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Duluth Brass Works Company and National Iron Company

West Duluth; Duluth Brass Works Company and National Iron Company; wood sidewalk; power lines; Fifty-first Avenue West and Ramsey Street; construction materials on left ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth harbor and grain elevators B to H before the construction of the Aerial bridge. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Incline railroad, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking directly up the incline from an elevated position across Superior Street. The decked roof car is on the west track, half a block up the hill. Printed in Germany. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street businesses, Duluth, Minnesota

216 and 220 west Superior street businesses; The Herald newspaper; Duluth Savings Bank; brownstone architecture; people ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Debris at bomb blast site, Eveleth, Minnesota

Men and bystanders at Eveleth's Duluth Mesabi and Northern Railroad station safe was blown by robbers; debris at bomb blast site; streets; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth from Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the Duluth business district and the hillside from Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth incline base station, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking up the Incline Railway to the Hill Top from Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth high school football team, Duluth, Minnesota

Young, unidentified men of the Duluth Central High school's football team pose in uniforms in a photographer's studio. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Rice's Point, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking south from Point of Rocks at Rice's Point in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Onieda Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; Oneida Street; Lakeside Land Company developed this area and between 1889-1898; houses; homes of grocer Ben B. Gaylord 5409 Oneida, timber dealer George Gamble 5415 Oneida, bookkeeper Duluth and Iron Range railway Horace Johnson 5421 Oneida, plumber Mathias Crosby brother of George Crosby 5427 Oneida, travel agent and later a...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter's Park, Glen Avon School, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter's Park: Glen Avon school; boys and girls; teacher; students; St. Andrews street and Roslyn Avenue; old Hunter's Park school; Hunter's Park was named for John Hunter and Ronald Hunter; Glen Avon is named for the glens of Scotland and the river Avon of England by a Scottish man Angus Roderick Macfarlane who married Catharine Hunter; older...
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The second Incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking uphill at the incline car. The car is posed with the operator in the door and customers in the front windows. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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YMCA basketball teams, Duluth, Minnesota

First and Second teams of the Young Men's Christian Association pose in the photographer's studio. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View looking east from eleventh avenue west above Mesaba avenue; harbor; Minnesota Point ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Baseball team and mascot, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth business baseball players' uniforms include company abbreviations including Kelly How Company or KHCompany ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Iroquois W. L. T. Company, Duluth, Minnesota

The 1901 passenger steamer S. S. Iroquois in the Lake Superior waters at Duluth ran the Isle Royale Route. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Ore Dock Railroad Tracks, Duluth, Minnesota

Three ore docks with the 1896 Rockefeller steamer Sir William Siemens ready to load at one. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bridgman and Russell Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridgman and Russell Company store interior at 13 east Superior street; workers ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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One of Miller's Camps on the midway, Duluth, Minnesota

One of Miller's Camps on the Midway; logging camp; 512; ten men; snow ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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F. M. Osborne at Ore Dock, Duluth, Minnesota

Early vessel near ore dock ready for loading. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Marshall-Wells and Wells-Stone Mercantile Buildings, Duluth, Minnesota

Marshall-Wells and Wells-Stone Mercantile company buildings on Lake avenue south; dirt street with stone curbs ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Superior Street at Seventh Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Businesses and unidentified people on Superior Street looking west from the middle of the block between Sixth and Seventh Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Superior Street at Seventh Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Businesses and unidentified people on Superior Street at Seventh Avenue West. The top-most details of the Park Terrace apartment building are visible in the center of this shot. Park Terrace was built in 1891 at Mesaba Avenue and First Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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View of Superior Street at Sixth Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Businesses and unidentified people looking west from Sixth Avenue West and Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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No. 1, Log Rollway and Sawmill Red Cliff Lumber Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Red Cliff lumber company sawmill was located at 512 39th Avenue West from 1902-1913. A rollway is an artificially inclined surface used by lumberjacks to slide logs into a waterway for transport. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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No. 1, Log Rollway and Sawmill Red Cliff Lumber Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Red Cliff lumber company sawmill was located at 512 39th Avenue West from 1902-1913. A rollway is an artificially inclined surface used by lumberjacks to slide logs into a waterway for transport. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Details of Traveler Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

Detailed drawing of the suspended car, or gondola, and the vertical structure that holds it. This is the element that moves from one side of the bridge to the other above the canal. This transfer car could hold vehicles and people. Normal speed of the car was 4 miles per hour; it made the trip in about 1 minute. This drawing includes dimensions of...
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Aerial Bridge: Detail of Car Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal at Duluth, Minnesota

A side elevation of the car, or gondola, which carried vehicles and people across the canal. The drawing shows: decorative circular metal plate with the word Duluth and floral-like details, wooden wall with windows, open lattice feature. Plan of strut is drawn as a detail for the bridge builders. Drawing 163, Sheet M7. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Aerial Bridge: Detail of Car Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

Two detailed drawings of the car, or gondola, which carried vehicles and people across the canal. The drawing shows etched glass, punctured decorative steel plates, electric light fixtures, seats with perforated wood bottoms, maple flooring, glass paneled doors, lattice rail, copper flashing, wire supports, wire ropes, dimensions, floor beams,...
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Aerial Bridge: Details of Traveler Framing at Top Suspended Car Transfer Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

Technical details and named parts of the suspended car and its supporting structure for the bridge's builders. Included on the drawing are dimensions, rivet poles, braces, center lines, bolt connections, plates, trusses, knee brace, hanger roll. Drawing 161, Sheet M5. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Aerial Bridge: Proposed Changes in Tower Suspended Car Transfer Over Ship Canal at Duluth, Minnesota

There are three drawn details: end view, part side elevation, lateral bracing in horizontal plane. The towers are the two end parts of the bridge that hold the central span and the suspended car. The towers are referred to as North and South. The South Tower is nearer to Minnesota Point, the North Tower is on the "mainland." Drawing 167, Sheet...
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Biwabik Mine, Biwabik, Minnesota

View of the open pit Biwabik mine being worked with steam driven equipment. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fayal Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

View of the open pit Fayal mine being worked with steam driven equipment. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Mahoning Iron Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

Open pit Mahoning mine being worked by steam shovels and rail cars. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Mahoning Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

Mahoning Iron open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Mountain Iron Mine, Mountain Iron, Minnesota

Mountain Iron open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Washington Harbor House, Isle Royale, Michigan

Isle Royale, a part of the state of Michigan, is located just off the Minnesota North Shore of Lake Superior with a historical population of Minnesota residents who built properties and lived there, many year-round. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Washington Harbor Isle Royale, Isle Royale, Michigan

Isle Royale, a part of the state of Michigan, is located just off the Minnesota North Shore of Lake Superior with a historical population of Minnesota residents. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Adams Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

Colorized view of the Adams mine site with worker housing. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Portrait of Trevanion W. Hugo , Mayor 1900-1903, 1920, Duluth, Minnesota

Trevanion W. Hugo was born in Boddinoc, Cornwall, England on July 29, 1848 but spent most of his youth in Kinston, Ontario. In 1881 he and his family moved to Duluth, and he soon became an alderman and president of the city council for eight years. In 1900 he was elected mayor by just five votes, and he held the office for four years. He was...
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Aerial view of Duluth from Lake Superior to harbor and hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Duluth that looks stylized; canal; vessels; harbor; hillside ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Duluth Evening Herald, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; The Duluth Evening Herald newspaper office at 424 West First street; six men pose outside their place of business; house next door is 422 West First street; construction of the building began in 1902; two story brick building with architectural details; flowers in flowerboxes; street lamps ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Class of 1903 Duluth Consistory, Duluth, Minnesota

A group of politicians, administrators, and managers from business, mining and the professions gathered here as fraternal brothers. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Strain Diagram, Duluth, Minnesota

This drawing identifies wind forces and their effects on the physical structure. Notes are included on this drawing for example: "Stresses in lower sections of tension diagonals equal or smaller than top sections, but same riveting to be used in detail." The drawing includes a key for live load, dead load, impact, wind at 150 pounds per linear...
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Constructing foundation for aerial bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

Clearing spot for foundation; four men using a sandsucker in aerial bridge construction ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Moon Brothers Theater tent, Duluth, Minnesota

Moon Brothers Theater tent at fourth avenue west and third street season of 1901 to 1903; stock theater company; sign Refined Vaudeville Features ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Moon Brothers Theater tent, Duluth, Minnesota

Moon Brothers Theater tent at fourth avenue west and third street season of 1901 to 1903; stock theater company ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Moon Brothers Theater tent interior, Duluth, Minnesota

Moon Brothers Theater tent interior; close up of stage and painted scenery backdrop; Magic Lantern on a table for projecting images; chairs for seating ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Moon Brothers Theater tent interior, Duluth, Minnesota

Moon Brothers Theater tent interior; seated girl; stage; lights; chairs for seating ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Oliver Iron Mining Company officials, Duluth, Minnesota

Identified Oliver Iron Mining company superintendents and managers from northern Minnesota and Michigan. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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