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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Denfeld High School, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Denfeld high school Forty-Fourth Avenue west; school was built in 1925; aerial view; football field and bleachers; houses; business district; snow; streets ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; church; Westminster Presbyterian; 401 North Fifty-Eighth Avenue west; steeple; stairs; stained glass windows; architectural details; car; houses; trees; summer; frame building ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth Harbor and Downtown Duluth

Aerial view of grain elevators and a lake vessel being loaded. A freighter is outbound, headed for the aerial bridge whose span is up. Norris Grain is named for James E. Norris, Canadian born, whose family accumulated wealth in the grain trade and a fleet of ships. His father moved the company headquarters to Chicago and James relocated there. ...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor and West Duluth, Minnesota

View of West Duluth facing downtown Duluth and Lake Superior. The image includes the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range railroad ore docks, grain elevators on Rice's Point, the Aerial Lift Bridge, Minnesota Point, and Lake Superior. Wade Stadium is visible in the center of the picture to the left of the ore docks, with Wheeler Field, 3501 Grand Avenue,...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

This view from Skyline Drive shows the buildings of downtown Duluth and Canal Park. Minnesota Point stretches beyond the Aerial Lift Bridge. Formerly known as Rogers Boulevard, Skyline Parkway stretches 25 miles from Becks Road east to the Lester River, ending at Lake Superior. Skyline Parkway was designated as a State Scenic Byway in 1998. ~...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Darling Observatory, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; Darling Observatory; Ninth Avenue West and Third Street; 910 West Third Street; John Darling left a $20,000 trust fund for its upkeep; it holds a 9 inch refractive telescope with a focal length of 130 inches that weighs about 3,000 pounds with the 10 foot tall pier; it was built by W. M. Gaertner and Company for John Darling in...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: East Hillside, Arthur McLean house, Duluth, Minnesota

East Hillside house; 1123 East Fourth Street; Arthur McLean owner; porch; balcony; steps; close neighbors; power lines; spring ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter's Park, Lewis Street house, Duluth, Minnesota

Hunter's Park; house at 214 Lewis Street; peddle car; toy tractor; tricycle; gambrel roof; trees; lawn ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Downtown Duluth, Duluth Harbor, and Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

This image shows a view from about Ninth Avenue West and waterfront at the top right corner of the shot to First Avenue East and Second Street at the lower left corner of the shot. Duluth Terminal and Cold Storage Company is at Ninth Avenue West and Railroad Street or 400 South Ninth Avenue West. The 1892 Central High School and its clock tower...
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Medical Arts Building, Duluth, Minnesota

The Medical Arts building was built in 1932 at 324 West Superior Street where the St. Louis Hotel had stood. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Gilmore Summer Stock, Duluth, Minnesota

Paul and Virginia Gilmore's comedy theater on the North Shore of Lake Superior. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Mork's Skyline Food Market, Duluth, Minnesota

The sign in the store window says this building is for sale or rent. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Mork's Skyline Food Market, Duluth, Minnesota

The sign in the store window says this building is for sale or rent. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Street Station, St. Paul, Minnesota

Duluth Station at east 7th Street and Duluth Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Street Station, St. Paul, Minnesota

Duluth Station at east 7th Street and Duluth Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial Lift Bridge and Ship Canal, Entrance to Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

139-D The caption of this post card says The unique Aerial Lift Bridge and Ship Canal Entrance to Duluth-Superior Harbor is an outstanding attraction of this popular summer vacation city. Total bridge load lifted is 900 tons. Only 55 seconds are required to lift the span 135 feet. The Harbor is second only to that of New York City in shipping...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial Lift Bridge Over Canal Entrance to Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

The caption for this post card says The famous Aerial Lift Bridge, at the entrance to the Duluth -Superior harbor, is the largest of its kind in the world. The 900-ton span, lifted by electrical energy stored in batteries, rises 120 feet in 50 seconds each time a boat approaches the harbor. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Endion passenger depot at Duluth, Minnesota

The D.M. & I.R. Endion neighborhood Depot in Duluth. Looking from the south. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Water and Gas Company Workmen, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; water and gas company workmen laying pipe; men; equipment; machines; tools; buildings; bridge; houses ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Water and Gas Company Workmen, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; water and gas company workmen laying pipe; men; equipment; machines; tools; buildings; bridge; houses; cars ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Water and Gas Company Workmen, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside; water and gas company workers laying pipe; men; equipment; houses; machines; surveyor's equipment ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Tristan in the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Lake vessel Tristan moored in the harbor. The Tristan is from the Buckeye Steamship Company fleet. In Cleveland in 1923 Captain Charles Hutchinson's son, John T., organized the Buckeye Steamship Company. Following the death in 1944 of Captain Charles L. Hutchinson, John T. became the senior partner of Hutchinson and Company, and his younger...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Unidentified vessel leaving the canal. This photograph was part of the Duluth Chamber of Commerce publicity efforts. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Lift span up, Duluth, Minnesota

The counterweight is visible through the north tower's structural elements. Two counterweights move in opposition to the bridge. The bridge span weights about 1,000 tons. The two counterweights weigh about 500 tons each. When the bridge span goes up the counterweights go down. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A....
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Salem Covenant Church Confirmation Class of 1950, Duluth, Minnesota

Salem Covenant Church Confirmands pose with Reverend Carl H. Janson at the front of the church on Confirmation Sunday. Group includes (order unknown): Phillip Allison, Joanna Fredin Smith, Herbert Rungren, Janis Christensen Turcotte, Shirley Eckholm Plaistad, Gerald Sundstrom, Janet Christenson, Donald Kenniger, Dale Hietala, Marvin...
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Campus of The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

External view of The College of St. Scholastica taken from the southeast. The following buildings are visible from left to right: Stanbrook Hall, Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel, and Tower Hall. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Speedboat in the Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Yacht Club provided Scenic Rides. The Duluth Yacht Basin on the bayside of Park Point or Minnesota Point, near Tenth Avenue, was originally owned by Julius Barnes. It was subsequently owned by A. B. Hargrave. Hargrave sold it to the Lakehead Boat Basin, Incorporated in May 1959. The formal, brief, Duluth Yacht Club organized in 1890...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial Lift Bridge And Ship Canal, Duluth-Superior Harbor

John H. Darling (1847-1942), U.S. Engineer for Duluth-Superior Harbor, oversaw replacement of the original wooden canal piers with concrete piers in 1897. The piers have been maintained and repaired with a major remodeling/rehabilitation in 1985-1986. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Medical records students at St. Mary's Hospital at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Medical records students from the The College of St. Scholastica are shown filing, typing, talking on the telephone, and recording at a clinical experience at St. Mary's Hospital. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Nursing student caring for a young boy at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

A nursing student from The College of St. Scholastica is shown caring for a young boy in a clinical experience. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Sstudents in The College of St. Scholastica's Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel, Duluth, Minnesota

Students dressed in graduation caps and gowns from The College of St. Scholastica are shown attending Mass in the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students cross country skiing at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown cross country skiing in front of Tower Hall. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students decorating the Maypole at The College of St. Scholastica graduation, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown participating in the decorating the Maypole ceremony; this tradition is also sometimes called "the weaving of the standards". ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students decorating the Maypole at The College of St. Scholastica's graduation, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown participating in the decorating the Maypole ceremony; this tradition is also sometimes called "the weaving of the standards". Colorfully-dressed junior students are given ribbons or "standards" by the senior students dressed in their graduation gowns; this act symbolically illustrates the...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam Locomotive 226, Two Harbors, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 236 on the bridge crossing over the Lakefront Line between Two Harbors and Duluth. The train is departing Two Harbors with empty ore cars. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam locomotive 1316, Proctor, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 1316. This is an ALCO, 2-8-2, Mikado type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Steelton, Minnesota Yard view, Steelton, Minnesota

A view of the D.M. & I.R. Steelton, Minnesota Yard looking North, from the coaling tower. In this scene are the depot, a steam engine taking on water, a steam engine pulling a string of empty ore cars, the yard tracks and in the distant right the United States Steel Duluth Works. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway crewman sitting in the fireman's seat of a Yellowstone locomotive, Proctor, Minnesota

An unknown D.M. & I.R. crewman sitting in the Fireman's seat of a Yellowstone type steam locomotive. Dressed in typical coveralls, hat gloves and boots. Gauges and valves of the locomotive are visible. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Ruth Merritt house, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Merritt House; Ruth Merritt's house; clapboard; 4603 Oneota; built about 1890; Forty-sixth and Oneota; wrap around porch; 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, Andrus Merritt house, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Merritt house; Andrus Merritt house; Fortieth and Sixth street; 3931 West Sixth street; built in 1894; three story; wrap around porch; houses; snow; winter ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluthians of Greek heritage wear traditional Greek garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, John Merritt house, Duluth, Minnesota

West Duluth; Merritt house; John Merritt house; 4102 Grand Avenue; clapboard; fence; Cassius Merritt; dirt road in front; three chimneys; 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, John McMaster house, Duluth, Minnesota

Central Hillside house; 931 East Seventh Street; John McMaster owner; trees; porch; houses; yard; summer ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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7th Street and Duluth Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

A Hazel Park streetcar is stopped in front of the Duluth Street Station on East 7th Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Dancers performing on the WPA constructed stage at the Folk Festival. The YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluth harbor looking at the waterfront, the hillside beyond and the Canal Park area abutting the bridge. At the left on the waterfront are warehouse district buildings and remaining North Western Fuel Company coal docks before you reach slips and Canal Park businesses. At the center of the image is a light building, Hotel Duluth, at Superior...
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Duluth Brewing and Malting Company, Duluth, Minnesota

The brewery was started in 1896. It was located at Twenty-ninth Avenue West and Helm Street or 231 South Twenty-ninth Avenue West. It was owned by Charles Meeske, Reiner Hoch, and E. N. Breitung. The malting plant was added in 1900, and other expansions in 1905 and 1911. After 1933 it produced Karlsbrau beer. It closed in the 1960's. ~ Photo...
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Duluth Avenue Station, St. Paul, Minnesota

Duluth Avenue Station streetcar barn on East 7th Street at Duluth Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore Boat Entering Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

A Pittsburgh Steamship Division vessel is just about to move under the lift span of the bridge. If the crew looks toward the hillside it will see Minnesota Slip, Industrial Slip, remnants of the North Western Fuel Company coal dock, Northern Pacific Railroad docks 5 and 6, the site of Fifth Avenue West and Commerce Street that once was the...
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7th Street and Duluth Street, St. Paul, Minnesota

Looking east on East 7th Street at Duluth Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Portrait of George W. Johnson, Mayor 1945-1953, Duluth, Minnesota

George W. Johnson, born December 22, 1894, was a Minnesota state legislator from 1925-1937, serving as Speaker of the House for the last two years. He was elected mayor on April 3, 1945, and he served for two terms. During his time in office he worked to promote Duluth tourism and implement a social security program for the state. After his...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Wide View of East End, Downtown, and Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

The businesses and housing of the East End are visible in this wide view facing west. Superior Street, East First Street and East Second Street run diagonally from left to right in the lower right quadrant of the image. In the distance beyond the Lift Bridge is Rice's point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Wide View of East End, Downtown, Canal Park, and Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

The businesses and housing of the East End are visible in this wide view facing west. Superior Street, East First Street and East Second Street run diagonally from left to right in the lower half of the image. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Freighter enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View of a lake vessel entering the Duluth harbor under the Aerial Lift Bridge loaded with new cars and trucks. This style of street lamp on the piers was replaced in 1955. During the shipping season the bridge makes about 25 lifts a day. The Aerial Lift Bridge was first operated on March 19, 1930. It was remodeled from the side to side moving...
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Board of Trade , Duluth, Minnesota

Women track prices on chalkboards above the Duluth board of trade trading floor. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Board of Trade, Duluth, Minnesota

Trading floor of Duluth Board of Trade building at 301 West First Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Conductor Sidney Main, unknown location, St. Louis County, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. Conductor at the conductor's desk in a coach. "Sidney Main, the last conductor on the steam passenger train, Iron Range Division" ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Moving the Duluth & Iron Range steam locomotive 347 to the Museum of Mining, Chisholm, Minnesota

The Duluth and Iron Range steam locomotive and tender was moved from the tracks over the streets of Chisholm in the last week of December 1953. To move the locomotive the final blocks to the museum, rail was laid down in front of the locomotive; it was then pulled onto that rail section and the rear rail section was moved around to the front of...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Downtown Duluth and Harbor from the Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Downtown Duluth from Fourth Avenue West including the Duluth Harbor, Aerial Lift Bridge, Minnesota Point, and Lake Superior. Duluth City Hall and the St. Louis County Courthouse and jail are visible in the center right. Just below the Lift Bridge are the tall Alworth building and the wider Medical Arts building, both on the lower side of...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View from Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

The parallel concrete piers jut out into the lake forming the canal leading to the harbor. Since its remodeling into a lift bridge in 1930, every vessel passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge's raised span. In this view the span is down, and traffic and people cross it as a roadbed. The South Pier is at the left, the North Pier is at the right....
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

This view from Skyline Drive shows the buildings of downtown Duluth and Canal Park (left). Minnesota Point stretches beyond the Aerial Lift Bridge. In the foreground, the roadway formerly known as Rogers Boulevard, Skyline Parkway stretches 25 miles from Becks Road east to the Lester River, ending at Lake Superior. Skyline Parkway was designated...
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

View across Leif Erickson Park as crowd enjoys the annual Folk Festival. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluthians of Italian heritage wear traditional Italian garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Endion Roundhouse, Duluth, Minnesota

Mikado Number 1303 stands on the turntable at Endion Roundhouse located along the shore of Lake Superior with Duluth and the aerial bridge in the background. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Manufacture of Chun King brand, Duluth, Minnesota

Northland Foods manufactured and distributed Jeno Paulucci's Chun King brand oriental food. Luigino "Jeno" Francisco Paulucci was born July 7, 1918 to Ettore and Michelina Buratti Paulucci in northern Minnesota. Jeno was the founder of Chun King in 1946. Manufacturing was done at 525 Lake Avenue South beginning in 1954. In 1966 he sold the Chun...
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Manufacture of Chun King brand, Duluth, Minnesota

Northland Foods manufactured and distributed Jeno Paulucci's Chun King brand oriental food. Luigino "Jeno" Francisco Paulucci was born July 7, 1918 to Ettore and Michelina Buratti Paulucci in northern Minnesota. Jeno was the founder of Chun King in 1946. Manufacturing was done at 525 Lake Avenue South beginning in 1954. In 1966 he sold the Chun...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

Skyline Parkway began in 1888 as Terrace Parkway or Rogers Boulevard. It was extended under Mayor Samuel F. Snively. Today, Skyline Parkway Drive stretches about 27 miles. In December 1959 the Duluth City Council and Mayor E. Clifford Bork changed the name of Rogers parkway and Skyline Boulevard to Skyline Parkway. The smokestack at the far...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth from Skyline Drive, Duluth, Minnesota

This view stretches from Harbor View Homes at Lake Avenue and Eleventh street at the bottom of the photograph to Canal Park and then Minnesota Point lying beyond the Aerial Bridge at the left. At the far right are grain elevators in the Duluth harbor. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Employees Association Board of Directors, Duluth, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. Employees Association Board of Directors group photograph January 19, 1954. The photograph appears to have been taken at the Hotel Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Distribution of the Chun King brand, Duluth, Minnesota

Northland Foods manufactured and distributed Jeno Paulucci's Chun King brand oriental food. Luigino "Jeno" Francisco Paulucci was born July 7, 1918 to Ettore and Michelina Buratti Paulucci in northern Minnesota. Jeno was the founder of Chun King in 1946. Manufacturing was done at 525 Lake Avenue South beginning in 1954. In 1966 he sold the Chun...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Tug Office and Aerial Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

The small red building is an office for the Great Lakes Towing Company. Organized on July 7, 1899, in Cleveland, the Great Lakes Towing Company was founded by prominent Great Lakes ship owners. Great Lakes Towing Company is the largest U.S. tugboat company on the lakes and has been operating in the Duluth-Superior harbor since 1900. ~ Photo...
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Repairs to Roof of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Architectural plan drawing (pencil on paper) showing reroofing/repairs to roof of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota built in 1892. Also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Revision 1954 Scale: 1/8"" = 1'. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Nursing students' capping ceremony at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Nursing students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown participating in a capping ceremony in the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel. Sister Rita Marie Bergeron is capping a nursing student with Beverley St. John and Rose Marie Franklin to the left and to the right. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Nursing students in The College of St. Scholastica's chemistry lab, Duluth, Minnesota

Nursing students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown working in chemistry lab. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students celebrating the Marian Mass at The College of St. Scholastica's Gethsemane Chapel, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica students are shown celebrating the Marian Mass at the Gethsemane Chapel. Also pictured are a priest and two altar boys inside the chapel and the students wearing graduation caps and gowns outdoors. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Duluth Board of Trade annual dinner, Duluth, Minnesota

Members of the Duluth Board of Trade sit at their annual dinner in the main dinning hall of the Kitchi Gammi Club. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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The Trolley Lunch Diner, Duluth, Minnesota

Exterior view of The Trolley Lunch Diner, made from a former streetcar body and was located at 26th Avenue West and Michigan Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Lester Park waiting station with trolley bus, Duluth, Minnesota

The Lester Park waiting station was first served by streetcars, then electric trolley buses, then diesel buses. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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3rd Street and 21st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus wires turn the corner at 3rd Street and 21st Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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3rd Street and 21st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus wires turn the corner at 3rd Street and 21st Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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3rd Street and 21st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus turns the corner at 3rd Street and 21st Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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3rd Street and 26th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus crosses the Miller Creek bridge at 3rd Street and 26th Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Superior Street and 25th Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus wires turn the corner at Superior Street and 25th Avenue W. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Trolley bus at Old Lester Park bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

An electric trolley bus crosses the old Lester Park bridge on Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Sister Leona Michlitch and Sister Mahowald walking under umbrella, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1955, Sister Leona Michlitch and Sister Anselma Mahowald, both former officials of the Duluth Benedictine community, take a summer walk to the cemetery. ~ Photo Credit: St. Scholastica Monastery
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Trolley bus at Superior Street and 21st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus turns the corner at Superior Street and 21st Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Trolley bus at Superior Street and 21st Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus turns the corner at Superior Street and 21st Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Trolley bus on 21st Avenue West at 1st Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus on 21st Avenue West at 1st Street. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluthians of Scottish heritage wear traditional Scottish tartans and garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Duluthians of Scottish heritage wear traditional Scottish tartans and garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Resort, Duluth, Minnesota

Cabins at an unidentified resort. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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50th anniversary celebration of the Duluth Talmud Torah, Duluth, Minnesota

Men and women sit at rows of long tables for anniversary celebration of the Duluth Talmud Torah. The Duluth Jewish community at its height in the 1930s numbered about 4,000. Duluth's profile mirrored that of larger cities to the south, including a mix of German and eastern European settlers. The fact that both groups arrived within the same...
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North Fifty Seventh Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

North Fifty Seventh Avenue West looking north from about Nicollet Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Smelt Caught in Net, Duluth, Minnesota

Men remove the small fish from their net to a bucket. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Passenger Vessel South American Departs Duluth, Minnesota

The passenger vessel South American was built in 1914. During the summer season, the vessel made weekly trips between Buffalo, New York and Duluth. The 321-foot vessel, with a passenger capacity of 440 and a crew of 170 made its last visit to Duluth in 1966. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: The Famous Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

D-5 The caption of this post card says One of the nation's top attractions is Duluth's famous aerial bridge which must be raised for each approaching steamer into the harbor, and stretches the mainland of Duluth to the Minnesota Point which juts out into Lake Superior for nine miles. This card was mailed in August of 1958, but these streetlights...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Giant Ore Carrier Going Through Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

The full caption on this post card says Giant Ore Carrier going through the canal and under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn. Ore and grain carriers measure as long as 729 feet carrying up to 26,000 tons. Duluth is the westerly terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Nursing students' capping ceremony at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Nursing students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown participating in a capping ceremony in the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel. Pictured left to right are Father Popish, Jean Ann Ross, Carol LaRome, Sister Rita Marie Bergeron, Jean Michela, and Mary Margaret Reisenger. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Trolley bus on Superior Street at 2nd Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east at a westbound bus at the curb. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam Locomotive 602, Proctor, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 602 front coupled at Proctor, Minnesota. This is a Baldwin, 0-10-2, Union type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Cromwell Depot, Cromwell, Minnesota

Passenger depot at Cromwell a railway village in Red Clover township organized in 1891, with its name from the Northern Pacific railway company. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the harbor from above, possibly from Skyline Drive. The long, low Northern Pacific Railroad freight sheds are between Minnesota and Industrial slips. A laker is in Minnesota Slip. The coal dock area will be the construction site for the Duluth Arena Auditorium in 1963. Hearding Island is off Minnesota Point in the harbor. The island is...
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Trolley bus at Superior Street and 24th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus turns the corner at Superior Street and 24th Avenue East. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Trolley bus loop at Superior Street and 24th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus loop turns the corner at Superior Street and 24th Avenue East. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Centennial celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

Mayor Eugene R. Lambert, Fred R. Lewis General Chairman and others, noted the 1856 naming and platting of Duluth in a local centennial celebration August 2-12, 1956. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor from the East Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

This image stretches from the ore docks at 33rd Avenue West to about Eighth Avenue East, incorporating downtown Duluth and portions of the East Hillside, Minnesota Point, Superior, and the Superior harbor. A laker has just passed under the Aerial Lift Bridge and is heading in to the Duluth harbor. Grain elevators on Rice's Point are above the...
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Salesmen in front of Rudolph's Furniture Store in Duluth, Minnesota

Four men stand in front of an automobile that is parked outside of Rudolph's Furniture Store. Rudolph's was a popular furniture store in downtown Duluth. Store owner Leonard Rudolph is second from left. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
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Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Addresses 30-34 on the lower side of East Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Morgan Park, Open House, Duluth, Minnesota

Morgan Park; Open House; parking lot; cars; people; St. Louis River ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Morgan Park, Open House, Duluth, Minnesota

Morgan Park; Open House; people; buses; parking; St. Louis river; sidewalk; trees ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Morgan Park, Open House, Duluth, Minnesota

Morgan Park; Open House; children; girls wearing saddle shoes; people; bus; advertisements on the bus Hi-lex Dry Bleach, Gold Bond Stamps; bus loading sign; tent; building; trees ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Morgan Park, Open House, Duluth, Minnesota

Morgan Park; Open House; African American residents; band members in a group in background; people; bus; cars; trees; children; bike; welcome banner ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lester Park loop, Duluth, Minnesota

Trolley bus at the Lester Park end of the line in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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United States Steel mill, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the Duluth steel plant complex. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Salem Brotherhood group picture, Duluth, Minnesota

The men's group known as the Salem Brotherhood gathers for a group photo in the church basement. Seated: Reverend Jerome M. Ahlstedt, Ivan Carlson, standing (left to right): Merle Pearson, Arthur Anderson, Grant Johnson, Donald Olson, Arnold Carlson, James Midthun, Rodney Hietala, James Herendeen, Ken Erickson, Theodore Elowson, James Elowson,...
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The College of St. Scholastica nursing students at the rheumatic fever charity ball, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica and their dates all dressed in formal attire attend the Rheumatic Fever Charity Ball. This event took place at the Spalding Hotel in Duluth, MN with music by The Vagabonds. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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The College of St. Scholastica nursing students at the rheumatic fever charity ball, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica and their dates all dressed in formal attire attend the Rheumatic Fever Charity Ball. This event took place at the Spalding Hotel in Duluth, MN with music by The Vagabonds. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from the Skyline, Duluth, Minnesota

This image provides a winter view of Lake Superior, Superior Bay, downtown Duluth and Minnesota Point (Park Point), as well as the Aerial Lift Bridge. The water of the bay is frozen and ice lines the shore of Minnesota Point. The photographer noted the view as being taken from "the Skyline." Formerly known as Duluth's Highland Boulevard, Terrace...
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Students caroling at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown caroling outside of Tower Hall. Pictured left to right are Marj Sullivan, G. Schafer, S. Davidson, Mary Kay Manning, and Denise Quello. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Trolley bus at Superior and 24th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking east at an eastbound bus turning from Superior Street onto 24th Avenue East. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Students performing in the Christmas program at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown performing a Christmas program titled "A Ceremony of Carols" in the Rockhurst Auditorium. Some students are identified are Elaine Bossert, Mary Sutter, Marge Sullivan, Jean Lennihan, Mary Kay Manning, Mary Ann Torro, Joanne Garfield, Fran Reed, Mary Patnaude, Mary Jean Nordlum, Lois Anderson,...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range 237 ore train wreck, Biwabik, Minnesota

Scene of the derailment of D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 237 at Biwabik with cleanup underway. Wrecking crane and work train are in the photo as well as wrecked cars. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam Locomotive 717, MP 34.1, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 717 passing a searchlight signal at MP 34L. It is a 2-10-4 Texas type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam Locomotive 717 switching at Proctor, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 717 switching coal hoppers at Proctor. Loaded ore cars, coaling tower, water tower and new diesels in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway yard with Steam Locomotive Number 226, Proctor, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive #226 pulling empty ore cars in the Proctor, MN Yard. Coaling Tower, deadlined steam locomotives, loaded ore cars and new diesel locomotives are in the background. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Nursing students planning the 1956 rheumatic fever charity ball at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Nursing students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown planning the 1956 Rheumatic Fever Charity Ball. It was held on February 3, 1956 at the Spalding Hotel Ballroom in Duluth, MN with music by The Vagabonds. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Construction in downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Construction of a new parking ramp on the site of the old Garrick theater at Second Avenue West and Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Grand Avenue and 63rd Avenue West, Duluth, Minnesota

Electric trolley bus posed with driver at Grand Avenue and 63rd Avenue West. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Duluth Clinic, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Clinic at 205 West Second Street. Dr. Edward L. Tuohy was a principal organizer of the Duluth Clinic in 1915. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Neighborhoods of Duluth: Lakeside Lester Park, Glenwood Street, Duluth, Minnesota

Lakeside Lester Park; Glenwood Street; boys on bicycles; cars; houses; neighborhood; school ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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First National Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

The American Exchange merged with First National Bank and was renamed First and American National Bank in 1929. You can see the bronze plaque with this name on the corner of the building. It became First American National Bank in 1958, First National in 1974 and Norwest in 1983. In 1998 Norwest merged with Wells Fargo and elected to take the...
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Halvorson Trees Incorporated, Duluth, Minnesota

Roy E. Halvorson grew dwarf spruce trees that he harvested, spray painted, and distributed green, white, and silver Christmas trees in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. The business ran from 1929 to 1975. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Fire Hall Number One, Duluth, Minnesota

Empty building last occupied by Henry Prudehome's sheet metal business at 22 East Second Street, this was the first Duluth fire hall. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Night view of downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Christmas lights in downtown Duluth on Superior Street looking east from Third Avenue West in 1957. The 1932 built, Art Deco style, Medical Arts building is at the far right. Odd, there is no snow. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway passenger train and steam Locomotive 402 at Duluth, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. two car passenger train with steam locomotive 402 parked by the Duluth Union Depot. This train is headed for Two Harbors and the eastern Iron Range. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Representative Francis E. LaBrosse, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1949-1964 (District 59); Senate 1965-1970 (District 59). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=13496 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Students relaxing at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown relaxing around a television. Pictured left to right are Yvonne Stuer, Bonita Pouchnik, and Margaret Fitzgerald. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students celebrating Mother-Daughter Day at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown celebrating Mother-Daughter Day in the Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel by crowning a statue of the Virgin Mary with flowers. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students in a harp concert at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown playing harps at a recital in Rockhurst Auditorium. Pictured left to right are Dea Bowden, Betty Dunlap, Ann Sander, Vivian Schuldt, Elverna Stalvig, and Diane Smith. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam locomotive 91, Proctor, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 91 at Proctor. This is a Baldwin , 0-10-0, Ten-Wheel-Switcher type. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range steam ore train wreck at Wyman, Minnesota

Scene of the wreck of D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 228 at Wyman with destroyed ore cars and spilled ore over Wyman Creek bridge. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Representative Arne C. Wanvick, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1933-1940 (District 58); House 1943-1962 (District 58); House 1963-1964 (District 60); Senate 1965-1970 (District 60). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=11982 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative...
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Representative Jack M. Peterson, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1957-1962 (District 58). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=14324 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Roger F. Noreen, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1955-1962 (District 57). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=14196 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Willard M. Munger, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1955-64 (District 59); House 1967-72 (District 59B); House 1973-99 (District 7A). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10443 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Senator Gordon H. Butler, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: Senate 1951-62 (District 57); Senate 1963-64 (District 61). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=11526 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Senator Herbert Rogers, 1957-1958 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: Senate 1943-58 (District 58). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=14565 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View From Enger Park, Duluth, Minnesota

View from near Enger Memorial Tower in Enger Park. The park is located at Sixteenth Avenue West and Skyline Parkway Drive. The 330 acre Enger Park was dedicated June 15, 1939 by Olav, Crown Prince of Norway. Bert J. Enger (1864-1931) fifth member of Duluth's Hall of Fame, who provided funds for a municipal golf course, left two-thirds of his...
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

French Connection booth offering French foods at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Japanese women and a small girl of Duluth were their traditional dress at the Japanese Cultural booth at the Folk Festival. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

Businesses in the 200 block of West Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

First Avenue West and Michigan Street businesses. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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East Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

The businesses in the 400 block of East Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Opening ceremony with participants entering Leif Erikson Park for the annual Folk Festival. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

German booth at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Bridgeman Russell Block, Duluth, Minnesota

Bridgeman-Russell was founded in 1888, and incorporated in 1903 by Duluthian Henry Bridgeman. Newell Francis Russell was born on a farm near Rush City, Minnesota in 1869. There were a number of Bridgeman ice cream stores in Duluth. This building is at 16 West First Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Tom's Logging Camp, Duluth, Minnesota

Tom's Logging Camp has been a tourist destination on the North Shore of Lake Superior just beyond Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Oreck's Clothing Store, Duluth, Minnesota

Oreck's ladies clothing store was established by the Oreckovsky family whose name was shortened to Oreck. Members of the family ran the business into the 1980s. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Second Floor Areas and Radiation of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Architectural drawing (pencil on linen) showing second floor plan, heat radiators and room occupancy of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota built in 1892. Also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Scale: 1/8"" = 1' . ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Observation Hill, Duluth, Minnesota

A winter view of the Duluth Harbor, the Aerial Lift Bridge, and Lake Superior. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Students cooking at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown cooking. Pictured left to right are Joanne Barto, Marie Gibowski, and Carol Sederholm. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway roundhouse, Proctor, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive #400 and diesel locomotive #141 parked outside the Proctor, Minnesota roundhouse. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View down Third Avenue West from Fourth Street, Duluth, Minnesota

The 1893 First Methodist Episcopal church occupied the corner of Third Avenue West and Third Street in downtown Duluth until the congregation built the 1965 church building designed by architect Pietro Belluschi that everyone calls the Copper Top church at Skyline and Central Entrance. This brownstone structure closed in November 1966 and was...
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Basement Floor Areas and Radiation of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Architectural drawing (pencil on linen) showing basement floor plan, heat radiators and room occupancy of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota built in 1892. Also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Scale: 1/8"" = 1' . ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Main Floor Areas and Radiation of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Architectural drawing (pencil on linen) showing main floor plan, heat radiators and room occupancy of the Union Depot, Duluth, Minnesota built in 1892. Also known as the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center, home of the Lake Superior Railroad Museum. Scale: 1/8"" = 1' . ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Students in their Tower Hall dorm room at The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica students are shown playing cards in their dorm room. Pictured left to right are Janice Fisher, Janet Kopp, and Carol Bratsch. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Students working in The College of St. Scholastica's language lab, Duluth, Minnesota

Students from The College of St. Scholastica are shown participating in a language lab. ~ Photo Credit: The College of St. Scholastica
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway steam powered passenger train, Endion, Minnesota

A D.M. & I.R. passenger train headed for Ely, MN lead by steam locomotive #1107 is stopped at Endion Depot. A Railway Express truck is backed up to a mail car for loading/unloading. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway wooden caboose Number C-189, Endion, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. wooden caboose C-189 at Endion. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Proctor dinky used for shuttling Missabe and Iron Range employees, Proctor, Minnesota

Former Duluth streetcar converted to diesel power, used to shuttle Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range employees between the Proctor roundhouse and yard office. ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Streetcar Museum
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Portrait of Emil Clifford Mork, Mayor 1959-1962, Duluth, Minnesota

Emil Clifford Mork, who usually only used his first initial, was born in Duluth on August 22, 1905. He and his wife operated Mork Food Supply, a business started by Mork's father. Mork was also involved in the Minnesota Food Retailers Association and several other food associations before his election on April 7, 1959. He planned to run for...
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Portrait of Eugene Lambert, Mayor 1956-1959, Duluth, Minnesota

Eugene Lambert was the first mayor under a new system eschewing the "commissioner" model. He was born in Duluth on November 5, 1915. He served in the military until 1946 and worked in labor relations until his election in 1956. As mayor, Lambert emphasized long-range planning and improved communication with state and federal agencies. After his...
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Duluth Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Dancers performing on the WPA constructed stage at the Folk Festival. The YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical...
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Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Russian folk ballet on the WPA constructed stage at the annual Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View from Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

The parallel concrete piers jut out into the lake forming the canal leading to the harbor. Since its remodeling into a lift bridge in 1930, every vessel passes under the Aerial Lift Bridge's raised span. In this view the span is down, and traffic and people cross it as a roadbed. The South Pier is at the left, the North Pier is at the right....
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Duluth International Folk Festival, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking toward the Aerial Lift Bridge, this image provides a view of Leif Erikson Park, Twelfth Avenue East and London Road, as preparations begin for the Duluth International Folk Festival. Now known as the Festival of Cultures, the Folk Festival began in the late 1940s. Sponsors of the festival have included the International Institute, the Head...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

Spectators line the piers of Duluth's Ship Canal to welcome Navy destroyers Sherman, U.S.S. C.H. Roan and Forrest Royal, along with submarine Corsair, marking the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a Duluth community activist and a physical education teacher at Duluth East High School. She lived on...
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Whitney Brothers Gravel Business Structure, Duluth, Minnesota

Winter view of the remnants of the Whitney Brothers rock crushing business that stand in Lake Superior off the shore at Canal Park near the Aerial lift bridge. William A. Whitney and E. Harvey Whitney of Superior, Wisconsin, had a sand and gravel processing business. The largest concrete form was the dredging or crushing building. The structure...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

The lift span is up as spectators watch a line of pleasure craft sail through the Ship Canal, passing under the Aerial Lift Bridge. On July 11, 1959 several thousand people gathered in Canal Park, and more lined the lake shore as far north as the Lester River, to celebrate the completion of the St. Lawrence Seaway. At the foot of the bridge, on...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

Spectators line the Ship Canal while a Navy destroyer and two small vessels pass under the Lift Bridge. In the background, sprays of water add to this celebration of the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Duluth, Minnesota

A Navy destroyer and other small vessels pass under the Lift Bridge, as spectators celebrate the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Clearly visible in Canal Park is the small white Army Corps of Engineers Building, which was constructed in 1906. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

This view is from just below First Street looking down Second Avenue West. Glass Block department store and the Sellwood building are on the corners of Superior Street and Second Avenue West. Railroad Street and ice filled slips are between downtown and the bridge. Minnesota Point extends beyond the bridge at the top of the image. Glass Block was...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Minnesota Slip, Duluth, Minnesota

Minnesota Slip (water), on some 1920s maps called Lake Avenue Slip, is bounded by the Northern Pacific Railway Dock No. 6, and the businesses and warehouses on the harbor edge of Canal Park. The Marshall-Wells water towers are a feature standing tall next to the DeWitt Seitz Company building that stands today. The DeWitt-Seitz Co., whose plant,...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Ramon De Larrinaga arrives, Duluth, Minnesota

On the morning of May 3, 1959, crowds along the north pier of the Duluth Ship Canal salute the arrival of the British-registered merchant vessel Ramon de Larrinaga, the first upbound ship to traverse the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. The ship loaded grain at the Peavey and Cargill elevators before departing for Montreal and a voyage across the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Navy destroyer, Duluth, Minnesota

A Navy destroyer arrives in Duluth for the Seaway Celebration, July 11, 1959. Navy destroyers Sherman, U.S.S. C.H. Roan and Forrest Royal, along with submarine Corsair, took part in this celebration marking the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Seaway Celebration, Submarine Corsair, Duluth, Minnesota

Submarine Corsair, accompanied by three small vessels, arrives in Duluth for the Seaway Celebration, July 11, 1959. Navy destroyers Sherman, U.S.S. C.H. Roan and Forrest Royal, also took part in this celebration marking the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: First Foreign Ship Arrives in Duluth, Minnesota

Spectators line the Ship Canal to celebrate the first foreign ship entering the Duluth harbor. The merchant vessel Ramon de Larrinaga arrived in Duluth on May 3, 1959, to load grain. Departing from its home port of Liverpool, it was the first foreign ship to arrive in Duluth through the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: First Foreign Ship Arrives in Duluth, Minnesota

The merchant vessel Ramon de Larrinaga arrived in Duluth on May 3, 1959, to load grain. Departing from its home port of Liverpool, it was the first foreign ship to arrive in Duluth through the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway employee train, Proctor, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 1223, pulling passenger car W55. Train is operating as Proctor Jitney (a jitney is a vehicle that carries passengers for a low fare), between the roundhouse and the back shop. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Water Sprays Welcome First Foreign Ship, Duluth, Minnesota

This image shows spectators lining the Ship Canal to witness the first foreign ship entering the Duluth harbor. The merchant vessel Ramon de Larrinaga arrived in Duluth on May 3, 1959, to load grain. Departing from its home port of Liverpool, it was the first foreign ship to arrive in Duluth through the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. ~ Photo...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Water Sprays Welcome First Foreign Ship, Duluth, Minnesota

Members of the Duluth Fire Department create water sprays to mark the arrival of the Ramon de Larrinaga. The Larrinaga was the first foreign ship to arrive in Duluth through the newly opened St. Lawrence Seaway. It was followed five minutes later by the Liberian-registered Herald. The photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a Duluth community...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Steam Locomotive Number 221, Proctor, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive number 221 passing through the Proctor Yard with a train of empty ore cars. In the background are loaded ore cars with varied colors of red ore. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range 230 with ore train at Saginaw, Minnesota

D.M. & I.R. steam locomotive 230 pulling a loaded ore train at Saginaw. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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