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Portrait of Henry Truelsen, Mayor 1896-1900, Duluth, Minnesota

Born on Oct. 20, 1844 in Schleswig, a Danish territory, Henry Truelsen worked in a variety of trades before entering political life. As president of the Duluth Board of Public Works, he led a battle for public ownership of the city's water supply at a reasonable price. This role contributed to his populist candidacy for Duluth mayor and was...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Duluth Brass Works Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Duluth Brass Works Company; staff; workers; Fiftieth Avenue west and Ramsey; building was razed for highway construction in 1962; manufactured brass castings; Babbitt and Randolph Patent; brick building; streetcar tracks in dirt street; telephone pole; smoke stack; fire hydrant ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy with students, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy survey their new premises in 1910. The motherhouse and academy building was completed in 1909. The original architects were German and Lignell of Duluth, but the building was taken over by Franklin Ellerbe of St. Paul in 1908 when construction deficiencies were pointed out. View towards the west. ...
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Cigar Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Joy Lovell Martin in his cigar store at 412 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Clan Stewart, Duluth, Minnesota

Clan Stewart members in highland dress with bagpipes and drums. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Ely School, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Ely School; Central Avenue southwest corner Sixth; built in1906 at cost of $57,200; replaced in 1956 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Merritt House, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Merritt House 4603 Oneota; built by Leonidas Merritt in 1892; Leonidas Merritt's office to right of house; Leonidas Merritt and another man on porch; chimneys; clapboard; three story house; houses; dirt road; boardwalk; sidewalk; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Tuberculosis caravan with Benedictine sisters, Duluth, Minnesota

Housing for sisters suffering from tuberculosis in 1910. In the early 20th Century, tuberculosis was rife in religious communities, and accounted for the deaths of many young sisters. Fresh air was regarded as the primary treatment. Duluth Benedictine sisters suffering from the disease lived in screened caravans on the grounds of the Kenwood...
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Superior Street and Holland Hotel with streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

A streetcar boards passengers in front of the Holland Hotel on Superior Street at 5th Avenue West. Visible on the right is the Duluth City Hall. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Showcase Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Showcase Company 50th Avenue West and Wadena Street; brownstone building; sign painted on building ~ 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; Longfellow elementary school; above Eighth Street and Elinor; Sixtieth Avenue west and Elinor; bell tower; grass; three story brick and stone; entrance; granite columns; stairs ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking up the east track at an earlier car and counterweight passing each other halfway up the incline. Passengers are in the windows and the operator is standing in the doorway. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Map of Duluth: Plat Showing Property of Alger Smith and Co. in Altered Plat of West Duluth Third Division and Auditor's Plat of West Duluth Outlots

plat; 50 to 55 avenues west; streets; West Duluth; Alger Smith Lumber Mill and Dock; Duluth Short Line Railway; Northern Pacific Railway; Wisconsin Central Railway; Polk Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, St. James Church, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth St. James Catholic Church; bell tower; horse and a buggy; house; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Superior street looking east from 1st avenue; workers in street; Temple Opera building; horse drawn wagons; street lights; barber pole; signs ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Sisters picking berries in pine grove, Duluth, Minnesota

Benedictine Sisters of Duluth picking berries on the western 80-acre parcel of their Kenwood property. At the far left is Sister Amata Mackett, the farm manager. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Up the Incline from Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Panoramic view of the central hillside, showing rail yards, Superior Street and the Incline. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Carnegie Library, Duluth, Minnesota

Carnegie Library; Duluth Public Library; domes; neighborhoods; incline railroad ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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State Normal School, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Normal School; Duluth State Teachers' College; University of Minnesota Duluth; Old Main; 23rd avenue east and 5th street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Great Lakes Ore Boats Loading at Duluth Missabe and Northern Railway Ore Docks, Duluth, Minnesota

A view between two (5 & 6?) D.M. & N. Ore Docks in Duluth, Minnestoa. Several boats are being loaded including the steamer James A Farrell, the barge George W. Copl??, an unidentified steamer and an unidentified whaleback steamer. Loaded ore cars are on top of the docks. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Whitefront Saloon, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Whitefront Saloon; George Peterson bartender and owner; glass topped display cases full of merchandise including boxes of cigars; salt shaker on bar; broadside behind bar that partial advertises Twin Ports Potato and a word that is covered; sign for Purity Ice Cream; one man is holding what looks like a mostly eaten ice cream cone;...
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Ore docks of the Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railway, Duluth, Minnesota

Original wooden ore docks numbers 2, 3, and 4 and the newer steel dock at the far left of the Duluth Missabe and Northern Railway (DM & N). ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Elliott and Company wagon, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Elliott and Company horse drawn wagon at 5609 and 5615 Grand Avenue; worker; horses are facing Ray Abbott house on right; Mrs. Davidson's millinery off at left; Elliott processed meat; meat packing; Emil J. Zauft contractor sign; brick street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Madame Rock Millinery Shop, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Millinery; 314 North Central; Madame Rock Millinery shop; Mrs. Rock, Mrs. Plows; shelves of hats; display of hats; hat stands; feathers; hat boxes; display case of spools of ribbon; chairs; rug; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, parade with Grand Avenue Bakery parade float, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Parade with open wagon decorated as float; Grand Avenue Bakery Float; July Fourth Parade; Fleisher Brothers are painters but their names is under the sign for the bakery; we assume the Fleisher's company painted the sign for the float; horse drawn wagon; people; men and women; white uniforms and chef's hats or toques; children;...
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Benedictine sisters arriving in carriage, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Benedictine sisters arrive on the grounds of Villa Sancta Scholastica in 1910 in a carriage pulled by Paddy the community horse. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Interior of Bright's Jewelry Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Israel and Lena Bright owned this Duluth store. The Bright's children, Sarah and Harris, are standing behind the jewelry counter. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
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Cascade bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

Two work cars loaded with rail stress testing the bridge in Duluth, Minnesota. Standing on car, left to right: A. Anderson, R. P. Williams (timekeeper), Hughes. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Erickson Tailor Shop, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Tailor shop; two men; John H. Erickson; 307 North Central Avenue; signs; window display; dry cleaning; candidate signs; election advertisements; boardwalk; sidewalk; frame building ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Labor World Office, Duluth, Minnesota

The weekly newspaper Labor World was founded by Sabrie Akin in 1896. Akin served as the publisher until her death in 1900. Plumber William McEwen bought the paper in 1900 and continued as the owner and publisher until his death in 1933. This photograph shows Labor World staff in their office in Duluth's Manhattan Building, 410-416 West Superior...
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Pharmacy, Duluth, Minnesota

An unidentified Duluth pharmacy or drug store. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Star Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

Star Theater interior; motion picture theater in Duluth's West End neighborhood ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Hotel Astoria, Duluth, Minnesota

Hotel Astoria 102-08 East Superior Street; E. F. Burg; Porier and Company; Astoria Buffett; Pool and Billiards; awnings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Masonic Temple, Duluth, Minnesota

Masonic Temple, 4th Avenue West and 2nd Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Streetcar employee, Duluth Minnesota

Studio portrait of motorman #113. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Aerial Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

The caption says The Aerial Bridge Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line, cost $100,000 Duluth, Minn. A few more details that are not on this card are that the Aerial Bridge was completed in February, 1905. The Aerial Bridge transporter or gondola or transfer car roadway was 17 feet by 50 feet with sidewalks seven feet by 50 feet...
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Hockey team, Duluth, Minnesota

An unidentified Duluth hockey team with AA on their team sweaters pose in a photographer's studio with a boy mascot and hockey sticks. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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McComber Florist, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Amasa McComber was a gardener and had his florist business and greenhouse at 921 East Third Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Streetcar employees, Duluth, Minnesota

Crew posed with streetcar. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Aerial Bridge: An Aeroplane View Showing Entrance to Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Duluth's harbor and hillside showing Canal Park as an industrial site. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Freimuth's Department Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Freimuth's was at the corner of Lake Avenue and West Superior Street. In 1900 the address of the dry goods store of Ignatz Freimuth was given as 2-10 West Superior Street. It was razed May, 1968. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Morgan Park, Boarding Camp, Duluth, Minnesota

Morgan Park; Boarding Camp; workers; men cooks in white aprons; boy; people; building; lumber; temporary housing; two story building with tar paper covering held in place with metal studs or nail heads; windows; chimneys ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial Bridge transport car; gondola; canal; piers; lighthouse; people; shipping; Minnesota Point; neighborhood; houses; Lake Avenue south ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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American Carbolite Company, Duluth, Minnesota

American Carbolite Company, 301 South Central Avenue; manufacturing; water tower ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Glass Block Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Glass Block Store, decorated for Shrine convention; 122-132 West Superior street; Panton and White; department stores; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Merchants Hotel fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Merchants Hotel Fire, 310 East Superior Street; Walter W. Seekins Florist ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Merchants Hotel fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Merchants Hotel Fire, 310 East Superior Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Merchants Hotel fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Merchants Hotel Fire, 310 East Superior Street; bystanders ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Merchants Hotel fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Merchants Hotel Fire, 310 East Superior Street; bystanders ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Merchants Hotel fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Merchants Hotel Fire, 310 East Superior Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Merchants Hotel fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Merchants Hotel Fire, 310 East Superior Street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Pilgrim Congregational Church, Duluth, Minnesota

Pilgrim Congregational Church, brownstone, South east corner Lake Avenue and 2nd Street; children ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. James Orphanage, Duluth, Minnesota

St. James Orphanage, brick; bluestone foundation; East Chisholm Street; Catholic; children's home; water tower ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Station, St. Paul, Minnesota

Looking northeast at early wood cars in Duluth Station yard. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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First Methodist Church, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified group of men, women, boys and girls having a meal in the basement of the First Methodist church. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Richter Funeral Parlor, Duluth, Minnesota

Richter Funeral Parlor Central avenue near Grand; driver horse and horses; man in tails ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wahl Candy Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Workmen in their Wahl Company workroom with wrapped boxes of chocolates. John Wahl had a wholesale confectionery for many years at different locations. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wahl Candy Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Workers in the workroom where chocolate covered caramels are being made. John Wahl had a wholesale confectionery for many years at different locations. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Scott-Graff Lumber Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Scott-Graff Lumber Company yards, kilns, workers and horse teams 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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Albert LeGrand Ordean residence, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the Georgian style house designed by Emmet S. Palmer and William A. Hunt architects and built in 1905 at 2307 East Superior Street for First National Bank president and local philanthropist A. L. Ordean who died in 1928 at 72. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Albert LeGrand Ordean residence, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the garden, carriage house, and house built in 1905 at 2307 East Superior Street of First National Bank president and local philanthropist A. L. Ordean who died in 1928 at 72. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Central High school Zenith board, Duluth, Minnesota

Zenith is the name of Central High school's annual yearbook produced by a student board of about 25 people. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Napoleon Merritt Family Portrait, Duluth, Minnesota

Formal studio portrait of Napoleon B. Merritt, his second wife Mathilda Tilly Cronston Merritt, with Napoleon's adult children, spouses, and grandchildren. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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George C. Stone House, Duluth, Minnesota

George Chickering Stone hours; John A. and Mary Frick Savage house; 2228 East Superior Street; St. Louis County Historical Society building ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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U.S.S. "Gopher" excursion boat, Duluth, Minnesota

excursion boat The Gopher ship and pleasure craft in harbor; U. S. S. Gopher; aerial bridge; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wilson Fruit Company fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Wilson Fruit Company Fire, 210 West Michigan street; Alworth building; businesses on Michigan street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wilson Fruit Company fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Wilson Fruit Company Fire, 210 West Michigan street; Alworth building; businesses on Michigan street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wilson Fruit Company fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Wilson Fruit Company Fire, 210 West Michigan street; Alworth building; businesses on Michigan street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wilson Fruit Company fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Wilson Fruit Company Fire, 210 West Michigan street; Alworth building; businesses on Michigan street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wilson Fruit Company fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Wilson Fruit Company Fire, 210 West Michigan street; Alworth building; businesses on Michigan street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Wilson Fruit Company fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Wilson Fruit Company Fire, 210 West Michigan street; Alworth building; businesses on Michigan street ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: U.S. Ship Canal Duluth, Minnesota

Ore boat leaving Duluth. Detroit Publishing Co. was a prolific post card publisher, especially in the U.S. Their cards were published from 1898 to 1933. Using a color process called Phostint, their cards were considered to be very artistic. The hobby of collecting post cards is called deltiology. The first post card was issued by the Austrian...
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Letter carrier Charles F. Starkey, Duluth, Minnesota

Charles Starkey was appointed a Duluth mailman in October 1895 and served as sergeant at arms from 1900-1907. Starkey is standing on a residential street carrying his mailbag bag and parcels. He is not wearing a uniform. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Johannes Johnson, Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman Johannes Johnson was appointed July 1912 and retired November 1936. He is photographed in an unidentified photographer's studio in Duluth with a winter scene backdrop. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Louis River bridge construction, Duluth, Minnesota

A draw bridge erected from Duluth in Minnesota to Superior in Wisconsin in 1910. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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West End Advertiser Newsboys, Duluth, Minnesota

Newsboys for the West End Advertiser and publisher George M. Jensen (lower right in the derby hat) at Twenty First Avenue West and First Street in Duluth's West End. The West End Advertiser was the precursor to Jensen's Duluth Free Press. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Lenox Hotel Bar Workers, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lenox Hotel opened in 1903 at the corner of Sixth Avenue West and Superior Street. It served the public until 1961. It was razed in 1964. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lenox Hotel Dining Room Workers, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lenox Hotel opened in 1903 at the corner of Sixth Avenue West and Superior Street. It served the public until 1961. It was razed in 1964. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lenox Hotel Gift Shop, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lenox Hotel opened in 1903 at the corner of Sixth Avenue West and Superior Street. It served the public until 1961. It was razed in 1964. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lenox Hotel Kitchen Workers, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lenox Hotel opened in 1903 at the corner of Sixth Avenue West and Superior Street. It served the public until 1961. It was razed in 1964. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Louis Christiansen, Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman Louis Christiansen was appointed August 1902 and retired June 1932 and was the president of the State Letter Carriers Association in 1920. He is standing in an unidentified photographer's studio. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Popkin family Seder in Duluth, Minnesota

A reprint of a photograph of the Popkin family sitting at a dining table set with plates and glasses. Passover Seders begin with a retelling of the story of the deliverance of the Jewish people from Egyptian bondage. It includes foods symbolic of the years of slavery and flight from Egypt. Seders are family and community observances, held...
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Ryan and Russell Grocery, Duluth, Minnesota

Interior of a grocery store at 330 West First Street. S. W. Russell is at the left and John L. Ryan on the right. There was a bakery upstairs. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Point of Rocks with streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

A streetcar on Superior Street passes the Point of Rocks outcropping. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Top of the incline, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking down the east track from the top station at an incline car on the east track. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Aerial Bridge: Aerial Bridge by night Duluth Superior harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Vessel arriving in Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Whaleback Leaving Duluth-Superior Harbor Loaded With Ore, Duluth, Minnesota

Whaleback is an unusual ship design with steel hulls (body of the vessel) and rounded decks (boat, hurricane, main -which is the lowest full-length deck in a ship's hull, and spar are all decks at different levels) which was introduced by the inventor Captain Alexander McDougall of Duluth in 1888. It was a very stable vessel. American Steel...
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Letter carrier John S. T. Strum, Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman John Strum was carrier number 33 for the West End business district. He is photographed in a photographer's studio in Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Aerial Bridge and Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

Freighter in the ship canal leaves the Duluth harbor. McKenzie 7553. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: School Room Clay Model of Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

Every student in Duluth learned about the aerial bridge from family or teachers. This table-top model in clay is typical in demonstrating how central to children and families the structure and impact of the bridge was and is to residents of Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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"Glensheen" the Chester and Clara Congdon home, Duluth, Minnesota

Chester and Clara Congdon house 3300 London road; Glensheen; University of Minnesota Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Richard M. Sellwood house, 1931 East Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota

John Panton or Richard M. Sellwood house built in 1903 at 1931 East Second street was fashioned in a neo-Classical architectural style. The 21-room mansion was given to the Benedictine Sisters of Duluth in March 1956 by Richard M. Sellwood, Jr., and Joseph G. Sellwood in memory of their parents Richard (died 1940) and Ella Eugene Fitzgerald...
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Aerial Bridge: William E. Cory leaves Duluth, Minnesota

The Chicago Shipbuilding Company of Chicago, a subsidiary of the American Shipbuilding Company, built the steamer William E. Cory for the Pittsburgh Steamship Company in 1904. The vessel dimensions are 569' X 56' X 31'. She sailed from Chicago on her maiden voyage August 12, 1905 bound for Duluth to load iron ore. The aerial bridge was new. Bids...
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Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

streetscene, intersection of 5th Avenue East and 4th street; pedestrians; vehicles; streetcar; signs ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Knox Five and Dime Store fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Bystanders near Knox five and dime store fire at 102-104 west Superior street; fire equipment; Giddings store; streetcar ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Knox Five and Dime Store fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Bystanders near Knox five and dime store fire at 102-104 west Superior street; fire fighters and equipment; Brocklehurst Business College; Rathskeller; Tredway Drugs ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Streetcar on Superior Street at 2nd Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking northeast on Lake Avenue at a westbound car with small headlight. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Streetcar on Superior Street at Point of Rocks, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east at a westbound car. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Portrait of letter carrier Erik Jackson, Duluth, Minnesota

Erik Jackson was appointed a Duluth mailman in 1899 and retired in 1930. He is photographed in an unidentified photographer's studio. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Aerial Bridge Showing Car, Duluth, Minnesota

During storms water from waves collect in the piers which are designed with drainage gaps so the water runs back into the canal. Here, there is melted snow and a small pack of snow at the base of the pier's walkway that blocks the drainage. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Aerial Bridge: Classroom blackboard at Bryant School, Duluth, Minnesota

A Bryant elementary third grade classroom of boys and girls with their teacher. The children are seated at their desks, the unidentified woman teacher is standing at the rear of the room. Blinds are drawn, but sunlight is peeking in below the one near the teacher. The classroom is full of interesting items, but the drawing of the Aerial Bridge...
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Crew of the U. S. S. "Gopher," Duluth, Minnesota

Members of the crew on board the vessel the U.S.S. Gopher with the Aerial Bridge in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fifteenth Annual Meeting Lake Superior Mining Institute Congress, Duluth, Minnesota

Minnesota and Duluth delegates join fellow mining engineers in a Chicago hotel for their annual meeting. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Frank Elmquist in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman Frank Elmquist was appointed February 1903 and retired April 1941. He is standing on a bricked street holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. Jackson Elementary School is visible in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Letter carrier Frank G. McDonald in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Frank McDonald was appointed a Duluth mailman in December 1899 and transferred to clerk in February 1923. He is standing on a bricked street near the post office building, holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Letter carrier George B. LaGrange in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman George LaGrange was appointed in June 1904 and retired in 1930. He is standing in downtown Duluth near the post office holding bundles, parcels, mail, and his mailbag. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier George LaGrange in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman George LaGrange was appointed in June 1904 and retired in 1930. He is standing in downtown Duluth near the post office holding his mailbags, parcels, and mail. Jackson Elementary School is visible in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier George W. Paul in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

George Paul was appointed a Duluth mailman in August 1907. He is shown smiling while standing on a bricked street near the post office, with his mailbag, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Henry Merry in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Henry Merry was appointed a Duluth mailman in March 1902 and retired in 1933. He is standing on a bricked street holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Jerome S. Kriz in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman Jerome Kriz was appointed August 1890, transferred to clerk in 1924 and was superintendent of the West End Postal Station. He is standing on a bricked street holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail, downtown buildings are visible in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Letter carrier Joseph Wilde in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Joseph Wilde was appointed a Duluth mailman in 1903 and retired in April 1945. He is standing on a bricked street near the post office building, holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Lewis X. Kusnierek in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Lewis Kusnierek was appointed mailman in June 1900 and retired in December 1939, and was treasurer of Local 114 of the National Association of Letter Carriers from 1925-1939. He is standing on a bricked street holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A....
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Letter carrier Paul D. Sneide in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman Paul Sneide was appointed July 1905 and retired July 1948. He is standing with his mailbag and parcels in downtown Duluth near the post office with the Jackson Elementary School behind him. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier Samuel Weinstein in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman Samuel Weinstein was appointed in 1907. He is standing, loaded down with mail and parcels, in downtown Duluth near the post office. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier William Cooley in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

William Cooley was appointed a Duluth mailman in July 1903 and retired in 1939. He is standing on a bricked street near the post office building, holding his mailbag, parcels, and mail rolled and bound with leather straps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Letter carrier William E. Tusken, Sr., in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

Mailman William Tusken was appointed in 1902 and retired July 1941. He was carrier number 3 for the Board of Trade building and is shown standing in downtown Duluth near the post office holding his mailbag, newspapers, and mail. Downtown buildings are visible in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Aerial Bridge: Bird's Eye View of Duluth, Minnesota From Boulevard Drive

A photograph turned into a printed post card that was mailed rolled. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth and Iron Range Railroad steam locomotive 209, Two Harbors, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D&IR steam locomotive 209 at Two Harbors, MN. This is a Baldwin 2-8-0, Consolidation Type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Letter carriers A.B. Heimbach and A.D. Mahoney or Austin O'Donnell in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

On the left is A.B. Heimbach, the mailman on the right is either A.D. Mahoney or Austin O'Donnell. The men are standing in downtown Duluth near the post office holding their mailbags, parcels, and mail. Downtown buildings are visible in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Letter carriers Leo G. Marlow, H.G. Hipler, and William M. Ritchie in downtown Duluth, Minnesota

From left to right: Leo Marlow was appointed mailman in June 1907, H.G. Hipler was not a regularly employed mail carrier, and William M. Ritchie was appointed in July 1909. They are standing in downtown Duluth near the post office holding their mailbags, parcels, and mail. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Girls dressed with morning caps, eyeglasses and shawls at Billson party, Duluth, Minnesota

Little girls at a fancy dress party. The girls are dressed up with white mob caps, white shawls, drawstring bags, eyeglasses and cameos. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth incline car, Twin City Rapid Transit Company, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota

Design drawing, including plan, elevation and section of Duluth Street Railway incline car. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth incline car, Twin City Rapid Transit Company, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota

Design drawing, including a plan and elevation of a truck assembly for Duluth incline car. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Pennington Mine, Crosby, Minnesota

View of an open pit iron ore mine with equipment and railroad tracks. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Unidentified Train Yard, Northern Minnesota

A steam locomotive and open rolling stock are seen near an unidentified depot or train sheds adjacent to houses in a northern Minnesota location. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bangor Mine head frame, Embarrass Township, Minnesota

Bangor mine steel head frame; mining equipment; iron ore; near Lake Embarrass R58NT15W; Pickands Mather Company ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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DM & N Railway Coal Dock, Proctor, Minnesota

Duluth Missabe & Northern Railway coal dock at Proctor yards north engine terminal. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Locomotive Repair Shop, Two Harbors, Minnesota

The Duluth and Iron Range Railway locomotive repair shop and yards in Two Harbors. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Streetcar on Spruce Street, Ranier, Minnesota

Gasoline powered streetcar on Spruce Street at Duluth Street in Ranier, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Attendees at Minnesota Normal School Board meeting, Winona, Minnesota

Attendees at Minnesota Normal School Board meeting. Eugene W. Bohannon stands in the middle. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
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Roundhouse, Two Harbors, Minnesota

The Duluth and Iron Range Railway roundhouse and yards in Two Harbors. The high school is in the right background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Colorized view of open pit mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

Ore cars, steam shovel, and crews work an unidentified open pit mine on the Mesabi Iron Range. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Duluth Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue on the harbor side. This was a social center of Duluth but you did have to buy a membership. It had nearly 200 rowboats, canoes,...
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St. Mary's Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1911, an addition (left third of building) was made to the 1898 section of St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Tree planting at Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1911, Duluth Benedictine sisters supervise the transplanting of evergreen trees in front of the recently constructed Villa Sancta Scholastica. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Construction of Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Opening to east portal of Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Tunnel entrance, Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Opening to east portal of Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Opening to east portal of Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park. ~ 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; Milk Depot; 420 and 422 Central Avenue; Marshall C. and Aaron Murray; 1910 brick building; frame building; windows; workers; 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; horse drawn ice wagon; horses; T. B. Jones Furniture and Heavy Machinery ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Clement's Catholic Church, Duluth, Minnesota

Dedication of St. Clement's Catholic Church in Duluth, Minnesota. The image includes a view of harbor, a marching band and the congregation waiting on the street. ~ Photo Credit: Saint John's Abbey
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Planting trees at Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Planting trees at the newly-constructed Villa Sancta Scholastica in 1911. Soon after the completion of the first section of their building on the Kenwood site, the sisters brought in and transplanted fully grown trees for the front of the building. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Aerial Bridge: Sailboats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Sailboat racing on the harbor with hundreds of spectators on hand. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue on the harbor side. This was a social center of Duluth but you...
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Aerial Bridge: Sailboats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Sailboat racing on the harbor. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue on the harbor side. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Aerial Bridge: Sailboats in Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Sailboat racing on the harbor. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue on the harbor side. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Academy students in study hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The 1911 high school students of Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy in a large fourth-floor classroom. They are wearing the official uniform. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Original Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

The first segment of Villa Sancta Scholastica, the motherhouse and academy of the Duluth Benedictine sisters was completed and occupied in 1909. This shows trees being planted in front of the building and the statue of St. Scholastica in its original location. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Sisters digging holes for tree planting at Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1911, he sisters dug the holes for the transplanted trees in front of newly-constructed Villa Sancta Scholastica. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Auditorium, Duluth, Minnesota

The 302 East First Street Auditorium building is operated as a roller skating rink. When the season opened in 1911, the opening night revenue was for the benefit of the Duluth Children's Home Society. The rink was managed by the L. Hammel Company. Hammel started as a livery or wagon supply business. This was the Shrine Auditorium in the 1920s....
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Empress Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota

Empress Theater, M. Bolin Millinery, St. Paul Cafe restaurant at 12 and 14 East Superior Street, the lower side, in downtown Duluth. The millinery shop is in the Brown Brothers Block. The Empress burned on May 3, 1915. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Warehouse district, Duluth, Minnesota

Chicago St. Paul Minneapolis Omaha Railway; Leighhead Drug; Stone Ordean Wells, Kelley, How Thomson; warehouses; Railroad street; grocers ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east at streetcars on Superior Street passing the Soo Line depot in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Trainmen, Duluth, Minnesota

Interior of streetcar, with motorman and conductor. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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View from hillside to Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

View from high on the hillside to the lake and harbor including the Aerial Bridge and Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Fire at McClellan Paper Company; Schultz Brothers Saddelry; leather and findings; Crane and Ordway; fire equipment; hoses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Fire at McClellan Paper Company; Schultz Brothers Saddelry; leather and findings; Crane and Ordway; fire equipment; hoses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Fire at McClellan Paper Company; Schultz Brothers Saddelry; leather and findings; Crane and Ordway; fire equipment; hoses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Fire at McClellan Paper Company; Schultz Brothers Saddelry; leather and findings; Crane and Ordway; fire equipment; hoses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Business district fire, Duluth, Minnesota

Fire at McClellan Paper Company; Schultz Brothers Saddelry; leather and findings; Crane and Ordway; fire equipment; hoses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Bridge: Log Rollers, Duluth, Minnesota

Spectators watch log rollers in the bay. The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. The original building was built in 1891 at the foot of Seventh Avenue West and the bay front. This, the second facility, was built in 1906 at 1000 Minnesota Avenue on the harbor side. This was a social center of Duluth but you did have to buy a...
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Aerial Bridge: Meet Us in Duluth July 22, 23, 24, 1911 Reception Committee

This card features an organization and its upcoming event in Duluth. The Scandinavian Grand Lodge of Minnesota held a convention in Duluth in 1911. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Clemens Catholic Church, Duluth, Minnesota

St. Clemens Catholic Church, 2032 West 3rd Street; event; crowd of people ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Clemens Catholic Church, Duluth, Minnesota

St. Clemens Catholic Church, 2032 West 3rd Street; event; crowd of people ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Peerless Laundry Delivery Wagon, Duluth, Minnesota

Peerless offered laundry services in Duluth for decades. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Tom McGoey pilot in bi-plane, Duluth, Minnesota

Tom McGoey, 1911, pilot in bi-plane. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Swedish Christian Mission Church Confirmation Class of 1911, Duluth, Minnesota

Swedish Christian Mission Church Confirmands pose with Reverend C.V.S. Engstrom on Confirmation Sunday. Front Row (left to right): Lillian Johnson Soderberg, unknown girl, Reverend C.V.S. Engstrom, Edith Nystrom Johnson, Esther Giliuson. Back Row (left to right): Arvid Peterson, Gunnard Hedin, Rudolph Peterson, Elmer Olson, Axel Stahl, Oscar...
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Tunnel entrance with utility car on track, Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Opening to east portal of Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific Railway tunnel at Short Line Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Tom McGoey and two unidentified men and bi-plane, Duluth, Minnesota

Tom McGoey and two unidentified men and bi-plane ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Oliver Iron Mining tressel and ore cars, northern Minnesota

Oliver Iron Mining trestle and ore cars, stairway, mine site?, rail road ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Attendees at Minnesota Normal School Board meeting, Winona, Minnesota

Attendees at Minnesota Normal School Board meeting. Eugene W. Bohannon is in the third row on the left. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
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Duluth incline, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth incline located in the vacant right of way of 7th Avenue West connected Superior Street on the west end of downtown with the Highland streetcar line at 8th Street, 500 feet higher. Intermediate stations a block apart are visible. Both incline cars are visible at the top and bottom. A streetcar on Superior Street passes the Soo Line...
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Duluth incline, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth incline located in the vacant right of way of 7th Avenue West connected Superior Street on the west end of downtown with the Highland streetcar line at 8th Street, 500 feet higher. Intermediate stations a block apart are visible. Both incline cars are visible at the top and bottom. Streetcars on Superior Street pass. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Little girls dormitory Villa Sancta Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

1912 elementary school dormitory, Villa Sancta Scholastica. Elementary school boarding students at Villa Sancta Scholastica slept in 12-bed dormitories. Each cubicle held a bed with privacy curtains, and a dresser-washstand. Closets were communal. The girls were supervised by a sister "prefect" in an adjacent private room. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy dress uniform, Duluth, Minnesota

High school students at Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy wore this uniform on Sundays and holidays in 1912. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy little girls dress uniform, Duluth, Minnesota

Elementary school students at Villa Sancta Scholastica wore this uniform on Sundays and holidays in 1912. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Duluth Boat Club Bantam Four, 1912, Duluth, Minnesota

Coach J. E. Ten Eyck and rowing team after another win. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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St. Mary's Hospital student nurses residence, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1908, St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth started its first school of nursing. Student nurses lived at St. Theresa's Hall nearby the hospital at Fourth Avenue East and Third street. Here, an early graduating class assembles in front of the residence. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, National Iron Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; National Iron Company; Fiftieth and Ramsey street; engineers and designers; manufacturers of all kinds of steel structures, bridges, girders, columns; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Zenith Furnace Company; plant at Fifty-seventh avenue west ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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West Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

Overview of the intersection of Grand Avenue and 57th Avenue West, in Duluth, Minnesota, with crowd in street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Elliott and Company truck, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Elliott and Company truck at Superior Street and Twenty-sixth Avenue west; worker; leather gloves; wool cap; Elliott processed meat; meat packing; winter; snow; Scott Graff lumber company; streetcar ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Scrap pile in Northwestern Iron and Metal Yard, Duluth, Minnesota

Photograph of a scrap pile with a woman sitting in the foreground while a man can be seen standing in the background. Sam Karon founded Northwestern Scrap Iron and Metal Company in Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Victor Carlson's Ice Cream Parlor, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Victor Carlson's Ice Cream Parlor; 5525 Grand Avenue; on Grand Avenue between Fifty-sixth and Central; man and woman; woman is wearing hat and gloves; fern; candy boxes stacked above shelves; soda fountain; confections in cases; cigars; stools; spittoons ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Duluth Boat Club Rowers, Duluth, Minnesota

Coach J. E. Ten Eyck and rowing team after another win. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Boat Club members, Duluth, Minnesota

Julius Barnes (standing) , Sid McPhail and two unidentified rowers were boat club champions. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Boat Club Rowers, Duluth, Minnesota

Members of the rowing teams of the Boat Club with coach Ten Eyck at the Minnesota Point facility. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Commercial Club Rooms, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Chamber of Commerce supplied offices for like minded organizations. The gentleman is Hubert V. Eva, secretary of the Commercial Club. In 1880 the Duluth Chamber of Commerce was organized. In 1889 records of organization were destroyed in a fire. In 1893, the City of Duluth withdrew funds causing the collapse of the Chamber...
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Duluth Commercial Club Rooms, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Chamber of Commerce supplied offices for like minded organizations. The gentleman is Roy B. Lewis, assistant secretary of the Commercial Club. Vincent V. Vincent is standing. In 1880 the Duluth Chamber of Commerce was organized. In 1889 records of organization were destroyed in a fire. In 1893, the City of Duluth withdrew funds...
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Hartman House, Duluth, Minnesota

Alexander Hartman House; Duluth Women's Club; 2400 East Superior street; neighborhoods; architecture ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Trainmen, Duluth, Minnesota

Studio portrait of Duluth Street Ry, motorman and conductor. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Railroad Yard, Duluth, Minnesota

Railroad Yard; view of Duluth hillside from Railroad Street; business district; building materials; railroad spur; box cars; Michigan street; barrels ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Falls, Duluth, Minnesota

The U.S. Steel Traffic Committee visited Lester Falls on Duluth's northeast end during their 1912 tour. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Museum of Mining
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Duluth Missabe and Northern Ore docks, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth Missabe and Northern Ore docks; DM&N, 34th Avenue West; winter; houses; ore train; locomotive; harbor; elevators ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Funeral Parlor and hearse, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Funeral Parlor; mortuary; Funeral Director M. J. Filiatrault; Moses Filiatrault; 5413-5415 Ramsey Street; words on the window say Open Day and Night; hearse with chains on rear tires for traction; store front; buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Duluth Boat Club crew and trophy, Duluth, Minnesota

Coach J. E. Ten Eyck and rowing team after another win. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Boat Club Eight-Oared Crew, Duluth, Minnesota

Team of men winner of Junior Eight Race, Winnipeg, Manitoba, time 8.25, Northwestern International Regatta and Intermediate Eight Race, Peoria, Illinois, NAAO Regatta, time 6.16 world's record. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Boat Club Junior Four, 1912, Duluth, Minnesota

Coach J. E. Ten Eyck and rowing team after Northwestern International Regatta, Winnipeg, Manitoba in July and another win. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Boat Club Junior Four, 1912, Duluth, Minnesota

Four boat club competitors row in a shell in the Duluth harbor. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Nopeming's Children's Building, Duluth, Minnesota

Nopeming's Children's Building; patients' housing; grounds; shingle style; cedar shingles ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Nopeming's Hart House, Duluth, Minnesota

Nopeming Sanatorium's Hart House; patients' housing; administration building. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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