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West Duluth Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Duluth Zoo grounds at Seventy-second Avenue west; most of the zoo buildings were constructed in 1927 including the primate house, aviary and pheasant house; view of main building; people; children; cars in background; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Lowell Building , Duluth, Minnesota

The Lowell building at 29-33 East Superior Street, also called the Pastoret Stenson block, was gutted by fire on March 17, 1930: four people were killed in the apartments on the upper floors. The top three floors were removed, and the remaining building stood until demolished in 1999. A replica stands at the spot today. This Oliver Traphagen...
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Lowell Building, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lowell building at 29-33 East Superior Street, also called the Pastoret Stenson block, was gutted by fire on March 17, 1930: four people were killed in the apartments on the upper floors. The top three floors were removed, and the remaining building stood until demolished in 1999. A replica stands at the spot today. This Oliver Traphagen...
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Lowell Building, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lowell building at 29-33 East Superior Street was gutted by fire on March 17, 1930. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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DeWitt Seitz Building, Duluth, Minnesota

The DeWitt-Seitz building still stands in Canal Park. Organized in 1905 by Henry F. Seitz and C. E. De Witt, for more than 20 years was the manufacturing plant of all grades of mattresses and box springs, and wholesale and jobbing of furniture and floor coverings. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Fairmount Park, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Fairmount Park; stone bridge; people walking; boy in wagon; trees; summer ~ 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 Fifty-sixth Avenue west and Nicollet; houses; playground ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, intersection at Central Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Intersection at Central Avenue and Ramsey street; business district ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Commonwealth Avenue near Morgan Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Streetcar tracks run alongside Commonwealth Avenue between Morgan Park and the cement plant. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Intersection of Central and Ramsey with streetcar tracks, Duluth, Minnesota

The camera is looking north on Central Avenue at the intersection with Ramsey Street. In the distance is the elevated West Duluth depot of the Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific railroad. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Grand Avenue near 90th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Grand Avenue with streetcar tracks, probably near 90th Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Oneota Street at about 49th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Oneota Street at about 49th Avenue. In the distance are the DM & IR ore docks. Streetcar tracks occupy the median. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street at 31st Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Superior Street at 31st Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street at 13th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Superior Street at 13th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. Temporary track has been laid to detour around the switch leading to the Armory loop. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street at 10th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking northwest across Superior Street at 10th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street at 10th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on Superior Street at 10th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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44th and Superior with streetcar tracks, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Superior Street at 44th Avenue. Streetcar tracks curve right past a gas station. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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4th Street at 15th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on 4th Street at 15th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, National Garment Manufacturers, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; National Garment Manufacturers 5020 Roosevelt Street or Fifty first and Roosevelt street, southeast corner, was in the building from 1929-1933 with Samuel Cagan and Nathan Cohen officers; in 1934 Cagan Manufacturing Company a women's clothing manufacturer occupied the building; two story; brick building with architectural details; ...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Wieland Hardware Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Wieland Hardware Company 329 North Central Avenue; car; child; businesses; storefronts; store windows; sidewalk; 331 Central Avenue Pioneer National Bank ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Zoo building, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Zoo interior; main zoo building; people; children; zoo animal cages ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Diamond Calk Horse Shoe Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Diamond Calk Horse Shoe Company; cars; winter; snow; telephone poles; manufacturing; business ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Elliott Meat Packing Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Elliott Meat Packing Plant; Oneota and Thirty-seventh; cows; fence; water tower; smoke stack; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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West Duluth Goodwill Industries, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Goodwill Industries building located at 1728-1732 West Superior Street with trucks, car, and fire escape. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Superior Street Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

This is the lower side of Superior street between Third Avenue West on the left and approaching Fourth Avenue West on the right. The buildings left to right are Lonsdale at 300, Alworth at 306-308, Siewart's 310, Irving Moore Memorial 312, Torrey 314-316, St. Louis Hotel 318. If we could see a little further toward Fourth the Providence building...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Grand Avenue Garage, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Grand Avenue Garage; owned by Cory Philips; built by Mr. Brown who had an office to the right; became site of JC Penny's in 1964; Abbot house on right; car with driver; motor oil cans in the window ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Hugo Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Hugo Manufacturing Company 4832 West Superior Street; Frank Crassweller, Herbert Warren, Clyde Stilson, James Matteson; manufacturers of metal goods; two story; brick; smoke stack; car; snow; winter ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Kingsburg Creek, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Kingsbury creek; within the city limits of Duluth ten creeks and a river flow into Lake Superior; Kingsbury is west of Keene Creek and east of Stewart Creek; Kingsbury flows toward Lake Superior from Thompson Hill through the Duluth zoo; the zoo is at Seventy-second Avenue west ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

View of blast furnaces at this pig iron manufacturing site at South Fifty-eighth Avenue West and the Northern Pacific Railway tracks. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, businesses on Central Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Businesses at Central Avenue; Pekin Caf? 330 North Central Avenue; National Tea Company grocery 328 North Central Avenue; car; coffee 39 cents; bread 9 cents; store windows; canned food; sidewalk; street; City Drug Store 332 Central Avenue; Hotel Cody 332 Central Avenue ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A....
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Portrait of Sister Agnes Somers, Duluth, Minnesota

A 1930 photo of Sister Agnes (Catherine) Somers. Born in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, in 1875, she entered the Duluth Benedictines in 1900 at the suggestion of her cousin, Sr. Celestine Sullivan. She was instrumental in the creation of the College of St. Scholastica in 1912. She was prioress of the Duluth community from 1924-1942, and under...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Citizens State Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Citizens State Bank; 331 Central Avenue; incorporated in 1912; President H. H. Peyton; clock; burglar alarm sign on exterior wall; Wieland Hardware Company; street lamps; snow; barber pole ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, used car dealership, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Used Car Market; building; Grand Opening Nelson Gas and Oil Company; cars; signs; Fifty-seventh and Grand Avenue ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Zenith Market, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Zenith Cash Market; Zenith Meat Market; 324 North Central Avenue; meats; people; Lawrence Larson owner; Al Crocker; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Great Eastern Garage, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Great Eastern Garage; Storage and Repair; 210 Central Avenue North; Drake Fuel Company coal coke draying; 214 Central Avenue; 216 Central Avenue Dominic Blotti auto repair; building; Great Eastern Hall; tires; Valvoline; Simonize; brick building built 1894; Drake Fuel Company; car; automobile ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota...
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West Duluth Telephone Exchange, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Calumet telephone exchange 702 North Fifty-Fourth Avenue West; brick building; telephone pole; sidewalks; steps; street; landscaping ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Hotel Duluth at 227 East Superior Street is the central building in this view looking west. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bridgeman's Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridgeman-Russell processing plant at 1102-1116 West Michigan Street in Duluth. Their fleet of delivery truck have the PURITY brand on each one. The Primus Butter sign on the roof was another brand. Henry Bridgeman founded the company in Duluth in 1888 and incorporated 1903. Russell is Newell Francis Russell who was born on a farm near Rush...
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Interior of Duluth streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

This is what the front platform of a Duluth streetcar looked like after rebuilding about 1930 for operation by a single person. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Lester Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

A view of Lester Bridge. It was removed in 1931. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Curling Club, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Curling Club was built in 1912-1913 at 1328 London Road. It was dedicated in February of 1913. It was a total loss in a June 1984 fire . ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Esposito Grocery, Duluth, Minnesota

This grocery store at First Avenue West and Fourth Street, 32 West Fourth Street, is an addition to the front of the building that was once an elementary school. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Shrine band, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth AAD Shrine band with conductor Charles Helmer with his baton. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

The intersection looking east at Superior Street and Twelfth Avenue East, what is now called the Plaza. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Tourist Bureau, Duluth, Minnesota

The tourism business was promoted by the Commercial Club, Arrowhead Association, and the Chamber of Commerce. This is its public face in Hotel Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Garage on Grand Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

B. L. Olson; West Duluth Garage on Grand Avenue; brick building; service station; street lamp; southeast corner 5Ninth and Grand Avenue ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, seals at the Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; seal at the zoo; animals; Kingsbury creek; Fairmount Park or Fairmont Park; workers; fences; bridges; stone bridge; trees summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Robert Lohman house, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside house; duplex; 6 and 8 East Seventh street; winter; snow; fence; porch; Robert B. Lohman ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside, Wallace P. Wellbanks house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside house; 5131 Colorado street; Wallace P Wellbanks; one story; porch; steps; trees; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Morgan Park, Market, Duluth, Minnesota

Morgan Park Market in Lake View Store 1076-1096 Eighty-eighth Avenue West; meat market; meat counter; meat case full of sausage and assorted meats; refrigerator cases with metal coils; scale; butchers cutting meat; telephone; four men working; light fixtures; Sanitary Meat Market sign; 15215 ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Michigan Street businesses, Duluth, Minnesota

Block of 214-220 West Michigan Street. The Commerce building is 214-220 West Michigan. The Nelson's Indoor Golf School and John Boshart Paper Company are in the Commerce. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Oreck's Dress Department, Duluth, Minnesota

The Oreck's clothing store opened in downtown Duluth at 18 West Superior Street in 1909 in the Hunter Block building as The National Store. It was owned and operated by Lena Polinsky Oreck (died 1928) and Gabriel Oreckovsky (died 1956) or G. A. Oreck and Sons Company. Lyle Oreck (died 1962), owned Oreck's Department Store or Oreck's women's...
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Zinsmaster Bread Company, Duluth, Minnesota

The Zinsmaster Baking Company began in Duluth in 1913 as the Zinsmaster-Smith Bread Company, Harry W. Zinsmaster and R. F. Smith partners. The small local enterprise grew to one of national importance. Principal company staff retired in 1977 and 1978, and Zinsmaster was acquired by Metz Baking Company in January 1978. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

Small post card of the aerial lift bridge with the span up and an outbound lake vessel in the canal. On Monday, July 1, 1929, the suspended car made its last trip across the canal. The bridge's modification to operate with a lift span began on April 8, 1929, with a low bid of $448,000 by the Kansas City Bridge Company. The Aerial Lift Bridge was...
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Lester Park loop, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west at the beginning of the streetcar loop and the Lester River bridge in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Park Point Beach, Duluth, Minnesota

Children are playing on the beach and swimming at Park Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Purity Baking Company, Duluth, Minnesota

Taystee was the brand name of Purity wholesale bakers. The plant was at 2326 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Central Hillside Cascade Hotel, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; Cascade Hotel 101 West Third Street; brick building with neon sign at its corner; window boxes with flowers; summer; trees; cars; sidewalks; street; buildings ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Assembling Zenith Washing Machines, Duluth, Minnesota

Zenith is the name of products of the Marshall-Wells Hardware Company of Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lion Drug Store interior, Duluth, Minnesota

August Lofgren was a Duluth pharmacist operating businesses in West Duluth and the West End, eventually using the name Lion Drug Store at 2031 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Looking toward Point of Rocks, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Superior Street from 15th Avenue toward Point of Rocks in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Piedmont Avenue at 8th Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking downhill at the tracks on Piedmon Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Frank aand Matilda Wolthausen house on Cooke Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; House 4309 Cooke street; Frank A. and Matilda Wolthausen residence; shingle; glassed-in porch; steps; trellises; landscaping; garage; trees; lawn; Virginia creeper; street; curb; house next door; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Robert Congdon house on London Road, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; House 4640 London Road; Robert Congdon house; brick with tile roof; chimneys; landscaping; Porte-co-chere; driveway; garage; dormer; porch; sidewalk; shrubs; summer; trees ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside, C. E. Hansen house on Oneida Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside house; 5406 Oneida Street; C. E. Hansen; clapboard; porch; trees; summer; lawn ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside, Edward C. Huhnke house on McCulloch Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside house; 4402 McCulloch Street; Edward C. Huhnke; clapboard; three story; porch; winder; snow; birdhouse ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside, J. A. Noyes house on McCulloch Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside house; 4331 McCulloch Street; J. A. Noyes; winter; snow; columns; dormer; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, David A. Reed house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park house; 4218 London Road; David A. Reed house; porch; columns; trees; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, H. W. Mechin house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park house; 5003 London Road; H. W. Mechin; porch; stairs; trees; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, W. D. Callan house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park house; 5349 London Road; W. D. Callan; gambrel roof; three story; porch; columns; car houses; lawn; spring; ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Wesley N. Herr house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park house; 5507 London Road; Wesley N. Herr; porch; stucco; chimney; houses spring ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside, Mrs. R. N. Marble house, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside house; 5126 Colorado street; Mrs. R. N. Marble; frame; architectural details ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside, R. C. Black house on Oneida Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside house; 5404 Oneida Street; R. C. Black; winter; snow; wrap around porch; clapboard; houses; three story ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Tug Boats in the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Marine Iron and Shipbuilding Company launches including one named Prairie State. During WWII, the company installed the piping in 30 vessels built by Zenith Dredge company of Duluth. A tugboat (tug) is a boat that maneuvers vessels by pushing or towing them. Tugs move vessels that either should not move themselves, such as ships in a crowded...
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Lakeside Lester Park house on London Road, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; House 4640 London Road; Robert Congdon house; driveway up to porte-cochere; car; brick with tile roof; chimneys; landscaping; dormers; porch; sidewalk; shrubs; summer; trees ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Students in Alpha Chi lounge at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica students are shown playing piano, reading, and writing in the Tower Hall Alpha Chi Lounge. This lounge was for day students who lived in Duluth and traveled daily to the college to attend classes. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Aerial view of Rice's Point and Elevator Row, Duluth, Minnesota

The presence of Peavey elevators in the Duluth harbor dates back to 1900. In 1930, F.H. Peavey expands the Peavey Duluth terminal with concrete silos. In 1999, the Seaway Port Authority lets contract for razing of Occident and Peavey elevators. Garfield Avenue is the main street that runs the length of Rice's Point. It is the street in the lower...
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Salem Mission Church Confirmation Class of 1930, Duluth, Minnesota

Salem Mission Church Confirmands pose with Reverend C.V. Anderson on Confirmation Sunday. Group includes (order unknown): Dorothy Bjorkhohm Johnson, Woodrow Erickson, Eleanor Haglund Laycock, Lucille Heacock Scheider, Elwin Edwardson, Martha Erickson, Angeline Olson, Grace Erickson, Helmer Larson, Carol Olson, Joe Erickson, Margaret Lowmiller,...
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Children in Purim (holiday) play at Temple Emanuel, Duluth, Minnesota

Purim is a holiday celebrating the rescue of the Jews from extermination at the hands of Hayman, the chief minister to the King of Persia. It is day of put-ons, jokes, and theatricality, and children perform plays about how Esther and Mordechi outwit Hayman. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper...
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Streetcar on Grand Avenue at 71st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east at a car on the Fairmount loop. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Streetcar on Superior Street at 6th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west at a westbound car. The Hibbing Hotel, Park Hotel, and Lenox Hotel are in the photo. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Northern Railway steam Locomotive 19, Proctor, Minnesota

Roster photograph of a DM&N steam locomotive 19. This is a Pittsburgh 4-6-0, Ten Wheeler type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Students from The College of St. Scholastica gather around a piano, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown gathered around a piano. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students from The College of St. Scholastica gather around a radio, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown gathered around a radio. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students golfing in physical education class at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown golfing during physical education class. This three-hole golf course on campus was located west of Tower Hall. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students in their Tower Hall dorm room at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Mary Lou Meyers and Marguerite Smith, two The College of St. Scholastica students, are shown knitting in their dorm room. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students in the Tower Hall Library at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown studying in the Tower Hall Library. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students in the Tower Hall Library at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown studying in the Tower Hall Library. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students in the Tower Hall parlor at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown wearing formal dresses in the Tower Hall parlor. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students playing badminton at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown playing badminton in the Gymnasium during physical education class. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students playing basketball at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown playing basketball in the Gymnasium during physical education class. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students working in a home economics class at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica students are shown participating in the Tower Hall home economics cooking lab. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students working in a household arts laboratory at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown working in the household arts laboratory in the ground flloor of Tower Hall. Three of the students are sewing, one is standing for a dress fitting, and one is taking the fitting. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students working in study hall at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown studying at tables in the study hall, which is located on the second floor of Tower Hall. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range steaming ore cars at Two Harbors, Minnesota

Elevated view of the D.M. & I.R. ore steaming operation at Two Harbors with loaded and empty cars in the yards. Also in view are several steam engines switching cars and in the distance the "Edna G" is assisting a lake freighter in the harbor. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Northern Railway steam Locomotive 82, St. Louis County, Minnesota

Roster photograph of DM&N steam locomotive 82 . This is a Schenectady, 0-8-0, Eight-Wheel-Switcher type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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View of Fond du Lac, Minnesota

View of Fond du Lac. One-hundred Thirty-First Avenue West is at the far right. The boat landing is One-hundred Thirty-Third avenue west. Excursion boats like the Montauk (built in 1890) made daily trips along the St. Louis River to Fond du Lac. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Brookston Depot, Brookston, Minnesota

Great Northern railway passenger and freight depot at Brookston located in Culver Township. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Kenwood streetcar line, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking north on Kenwood Avenue near Villa ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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First electric trolley bus, Duluth, Minnesota

The first electric trolley bus is at Superior Street and 44th Avenue East. Note the overhead wire repair truck. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Grand Avenue at 39th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Grand Avenue towards 39th Avenue. Miller Hardware at left. Streetcar tracks in the street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Kenwood Avenue near the College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking north on Kenwood Avenue E. with streetcar tracks near the College of St. Scholastica. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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39th Street and Grand Avenue with streetcar tracks, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Looking east on Grand Avenue from 40th Avenue toward the streetcar wye at 39th Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Heights, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Orange Street west of Arlington Avenue in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Heights, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Orange Street at Arlington Avenue, in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Heights, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on Orange Street east of Arlington Avenue, in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Heights, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on Orange Street at Arlington Avenue in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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West Duluth Acme Match Corporation, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth Acme Match Corporation; 212 North Fortieth Avenue West; was also used for Seven-Up bottling; see also Precision Products Incorporated photograph ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park Toboggan, Duluth, Minnesota

This is the Lincoln Park toboggan slide. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

View of businesses on West Superior Street looking east from the upper side of Fourth Avenue West. The St. Louis Hotel is at 318-322. The Alworth office building is the tallest. The hotel was purchased in 1930 by Royal D. Alworth (head of Oneida Realty Company). On March 31, 1932, a plan was announced to erect a $1,000,000 structure on the...
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Lester Park, Duluth, Minnesota

People are picnicking in Lester Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park, Duluth, Minnesota

People are in Lester Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Doric Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

The Doric Theater was at 5715 Grand Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Piedmont Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on Piedmont Avenue at Ninth Street in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Lincoln Park Ski Jump, Duluth, Minnesota

Ski jumping event with spectators are at Lincoln Park hill. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park Ski Jump, Duluth, Minnesota

Ski jumping event with spectators are at Lincoln Park hill. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park Ski Jump Riders, Duluth, Minnesota

Ski riders (jumpers) are at a ski jumping event at Lincoln Park hill. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park Ski Slide, Duluth, Minnesota

Ski jumping event with spectators are at Lincoln Park hill. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bardon's Peak, View, Duluth, Minnesota

This is a view of western Duluth and the St. Louis River. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bardon's Peak, View, Duluth, Minnesota

Four women are looking at the view of Duluth from a new bluestone retaining wall. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

This is the bridge over Lester River. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fourth Street East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Fourth Street at unknown location in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Boat Club Racing Shell, Duluth, Minnesota

Four unidentified men and a boy are in a racing shell at the Minnesota Point boat club. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club Racing Shell, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified men and a boy are in a racing shell at the Minnesota Point boat club. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club Volley Ball, Duluth, Minnesota

A group of unidentified men are playing volleyball. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Chester Park Athletic Field, Duluth, Minnesota

The football field is marked off for play in Chester Park (also known as Chester Bowl Park), and is surrounded by spectators. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Chester Park Athletic Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Football players are playing in Chester Park (also known as Chester Bowl Park). ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Chester Park Athletic Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Football players are playing in Chester Park (also known as Chester Bowl Park). ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Leif Erikson Park Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

Two concrete pedestrian arched walkways are the entries from London Road into the park. Lakeshore Park was renamed Leif Erikson Park 1929. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park Golf Official Opening, Duluth, Minnesota

People are at the Lester Park golf course for the fall opening. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Electric Fixit Shop company truck, Duluth, Minnesota

Electrician Harry H. Richards' company truck. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Streetcar on Grand Avenue at 41st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west at Grand Avenue and 41st Avenue in Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. The sign says "Duluth's First Air Mail." ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service mail was delivered by the amphibian Sikorsky plane. A smaller MISSABE plane was featured. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service event was at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with Northwest Airline heads, the Duluth mayor, and committeemen. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. A police motorcycle escort accompanied the mail truck. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Boat Club First Air Mail Flight, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth's first air-mail service was celebrated with a band and dignitaries. The plane landed in the bay at the Duluth Boat Club on Minnesota Point. The mail was escorted on city streets to the post office. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fond du Lac Park Riding Trail, Duluth, Minnesota

A man and his horse are on the riding trail in Fond du Lac. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fond du Lac Park Riding Trail, Duluth, Minnesota

Some men and horses are on the riding trail in Fond du Lac. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fond du Lac Park Riding Trail, Duluth, Minnesota

Some men and horses are on the riding trail in Fond du Lac and are stopping to look at the view. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fourth Street at 12th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Fourth Street in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Salem Mission Church Confirmation Class of 1931, Duluth, Minnesota

Salem Mission Church Confirmands pose with Reverend C.V. Anderson on Confirmation Sunday. Group includes (order unknown): Earl Allen, Marie Peterson Krause, Robert Matheson, Kenneth Westling, Margaret Anderson Olson, Mabel Johnson Erickson, Clerry Wahlberg Halvorson, Sherrell Westlund, John Boberg, Norman Pearson, Eleanor Williams Maske, Bernice...
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Superior Street at 31st Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Superior Street at 31st Avenue in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Grand Avenue at 41st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west at the tracks on Grand Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth streetcar front entrance, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking in the front door of a Duluth streetcar, as rebuilt for one-person operation. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Inside a Duluth streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking at the front platform of a Duluth streetcar, as rebuilt for one-person operation. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

Beginning in 1928, Duluth Street Railway began rebuilding its streetcars so they could operate with only a motorman and no conductor. Car 246, posed in front of the car house. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth lightweight streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

This is one of five identical lightweight streetcars built for Duluth in 1925 by the Lightweight Noiseless Electric Streetcar Company, which used the Snelling Shops of Twin City Rapid Transit in St. Paul. The cars were initially assigned to Superior, Wisconsin and later were moved to Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Commonwealth Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking south on Commonwealth Avenue climbing a rise into the business district. There is a single streetcar track. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Commonwealth Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking south on Commonwealth Avenue at the DM&IR RR bridge. A single streetcar track enters the street and the business district is in the distance. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Commonwealth Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking north on Commonwealth Avenue at about Brookside Court. The DM&IR railroad bridge is in the distance, and the Universal Portland Cement plant is at right. There is a single streetcar track. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Park Point streetcar line, Duluth, Minnesota

Unknown street scene on Park Point's Minnesota Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Park Point streetcar line, Duluth, Minnesota

Unknown street scene on Park Point's Minnesota Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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West Superior Street with streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

A westbound streetcar on Superior Street at 8th Avenue West enters the curve approaching Point of Rocks. In the distance at right are the Soo Line and Union depots. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Grand Avenue at 72nd Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Grand Avenue at 71st Avenue. Streetcar tracks in the street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Grand Avenue at 71st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on Grand Avenue at 71st Avenue. Streetcar tracks in the street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Grand Avenue at 65th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Grand Avenue at 65th Avenue. Cozy Corner grocery at right. Streetcar tracks in the street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Oneota Street at about 40th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Oneota Street at about 40th Avenue. In the distance are the DM & IR ore docks. Streetcar tracks are visible in the street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street and 18th Avenue with streetcar, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on Superior Street at 18th Avenue. The old Adams School is on the right. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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4th Street at 26th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on 4th Street at 26th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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4th Street at 27th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on 4th Street at 27th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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4th Street at 26th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking west on 4th Street at 26th Avenue East with streetcar tracks. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Union Match Company, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Union Match Company; two story brick building dates from 1890; smoke stack; formerly Marinette Iron Works; Chunk King owner in 1962; wind; winter ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Steam Plant Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

New Duluth steam plant is under construction. It was planned from 1929, but took time to be realized. The central plant distributes steam to more than 200 buildings from 7th Avenue West to 11th Avenue East, from Canal Park to Fourth Street in 2010. The high pressure steam line covers approximately 10 miles. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Bradley Building, Duluth, Minnesota

Retail and office building at 10 East Superior Street or the corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Street. Stories were added in 1924 to total four. It was razed in the summer of 1979. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

A masted vessel is arriving. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

Members had motor boats or rented them. Rowing and tennis were available. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

The club on Minnesota Point was at Tenth Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

A diver is ready to dive into the bay at the Duluth Boat Club. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

Bleachers accommodated spectators for events in the water as well as watching tennis. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Boat Club was organized July 10, 1886. Participation was through membership. The smoke stack is the Duluth Steam Plant site. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth U. S. Coast Guard station was near the Boat Club. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Boat Club, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Yacht Club shared the space with the Boat Club. Members had motor boats or rented them. Rowing and tennis were available. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Chamber's Grove, Duluth, Minnesota

Here is a view of the Chamber's Grove site. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Oneota Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east on Oneota Street from 45th Avenue West in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Laying steam pipes, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporation's workers are laying new steam pipes below Superior Street. Jackhammers and workers work all spring and summer. This is a view looking east from the intersection of Lake Avenue and Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Breaking Ground for Duluth Steam Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

Built in 1932, the steam plant in Canal Park is a Duluth landmark. Plans for the plant dated from 1929. In 2010, the coal-fired plant is owned by the city of Duluth and operated by the Duluth Steam Cooperative Association, an association of 225 offices, retail shops, hospitals and government buildings in downtown Duluth, all provided heat by the...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: East Hillside, Anna Pyette house, Duluth, Minnesota

East Hillside house; 1115 East Third Street; Anna Pyette owner; porch; vines; houses; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Laying steam pipes, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporation's workers are laying new steam pipes below Superior Street. Jackhammers and workers work all spring and summer. This is a view looking west from Second Avenue West and Superior Street. Gassers grocery and meats is at 209 West Superior Street. The New Lyric Theater's marquee is visible advertising a Jackie Cooper...
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Laying steam pipes, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporation's workers are laying new steam pipes below Superior Street and, here, up Lake Avenue. Jackhammers and workers work all spring and summer. The bricks or blocks of the street were removed to do the work and are lying next to the workmen. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Laying steam pipes, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporation's workers are laying new steam pipes below Superior Street. Jackhammers and workers work all spring and summer. The Savolainen Jewelry Company is on the corner of Lake Avenue and Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Laying steam pipes, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporation's workers are laying new steam pipes below Superior Street. Jackhammers and workers work all spring and summer. This is a view looking west from First Avenue West and Superior Street. The tall building at the top left is the Alworth office building at 306 West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Chamber's Grove House, Duluth, Minnesota

This is a view of a log house with a shingle roof and yard with trees and tree stumps. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

The bridge over Lester River is surrounded by white pine trees. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

The bridge over Lester River. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

This is the bridge over Lester River in winter. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Minnesota Arrowhead Association, Duluth, Minnesota

Office and worker at the 313 West Superior Street tourist bureau. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fond du Lac View, Duluth, Minnesota

This is a view of a winding section of the St. Louis River. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Leif Erikson Park Amphitheater, Duluth, Minnesota

A worker is hosing down the stage in the park. Lakeshore Park was renamed Leif Erikson Park 1929. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Leif Erikson Park Amphitheater, Duluth, Minnesota

This is a view into Leif Erikson Park from London Road over the railroad tracks that separate the street from the park. Lakeshore Park was renamed Leif Erikson Park 1929. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Leif Erikson Park Upper Side, Duluth, Minnesota

This is the view from Leif Erikson Park looking west to Curling Club building. Lakeshore Park was renamed Leif Erikson Park 1929. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking north on Kenwood Avenue, with The College of St. Scholastica on hill at left in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Kitchen workers at Nopeming Sanatorium, Duluth, Minnesota

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

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

Participants in the Junior Hadassah Manless Cabaret, in costume, pose in the Spaulding Hotel Ballroom. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Steam Plant Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporations steam plant was built by many hardworking men in 1932 from March through the summer and autumn. It is frequently in photographs when the view is toward the canal or Canal Park area, and is identified by its smoke stack. The smoke stack is completed in this shot. The building is located at 200 or 202 Lake Avenue...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Steam Plant Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Steam Corporations steam plant was built by many hardworking men, some are visible, in 1932 from March through the summer and autumn. It is frequently in photographs when the view is toward the canal or Canal Park area, and is identified by its smoke stack. The smoke stack is being built: it is the cylinder. It is located at 202 Lake...
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