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View of harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Duluth harbor, waterfront, canal park and Minnesota Point to about Sixteenth Street at the far right. At the far left on the waterfront are the Huron Portland Cement silos. This property would become LaFarge corporation property. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View from Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

An ore boat is steaming through the canal into Duluth harbor. The canal was cut beginning in 1871, and this bridge was built in 1904-1905 and modified with the lift span (which is up in this photo) in 1929. Canal Park is to the right of the Aerial Lift Bridge. Today a tourist destination, Canal Park was originally an industrial site. In this...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Civic Center Fountain, Duluth, Minnesota

The Priley Fountain, is a feature of the Duluth Civic Center that draws residents, downtown workers, and visitors. Joseph Carl Priley (1902-1981), born in Duluth, was elected in 1953 to the office of Finance Commissioner of the City of Duluth. He was elected Second District County Commissioner in 1958, serving until his retirement in December...
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Soo Line Depot, Duluth, Minnesota

Passenger depot at 606-612 on the lower side of West Superior Street was designed by C. E. Bell, Tyrie and Chapman of Minneapolis. It opened in early October 1910 and closed in the mid-1960s ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Civic Center Fountain at Night, Duluth, Minnesota

The Priley Fountain, is a feature of the Civic Center that draws residents, downtown workers, and visitors. Joseph Carl Priley (1902-1981), born in Duluth, was elected in 1953 to the office of Finance Commissioner of the City of Duluth. He was elected Second District County Commissioner in 1958, serving until his retirement in December 1974. ...
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Mount of Olives Baptist Church, Duluth, Minnesota

Exterior view of the Mount of Olives Baptist Church. ~ Photo Credit: The History Center, Archives of Bethel University and Converge Worldwide - BGC
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

Northern City National Bank's NC sign was placed on top of the Alworth building in 1957 where the bank occupied the Alworth's main floor. The sign was permanently removed in 1980 when a bank merger resulted in the new First Bank. The Alworth is Duluth's tallest downtown building at 16 stories. The round or cylindrical building at the right is...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

This post card caption says Dutch Ship Colytto - 475 feet-long and 62-feet wide with a tonnage capacity of 9075 tons arrives at Duluth coming through the canal and under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge. Duluth is the westerly terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. This is an ocean general cargo vessel. Its derricks and booms enable it to load...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

This post card caption says D-117 Foreign Vessel entering Duluth Canal and passing under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge. Duluth is the westerly terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. It looks like this is the Dutch vessel Colytto. The lift span is up. The sand beach of Minnesota Point is at the right with waves moving toward it. The neighborhood...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Central Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

At the far left you can see the tall DeWitt-Seitz Mattress Company building in Canal Park, whose plant, factory, warehouse and offices were at 390 South Lake Avenue was one of Duluth's prosperous industries. The company organized in 1905 by Henry F. Seitz and C. E. DeWitt, and manufactured all grades of mattresses and box springs, and the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Central Hillside, Duluth, Minnesota

You are overlooking part of Duluth's business district from the hillside. The bridge's lift span is up as an ore boat is approaching the canal to exit the harbor. The tallest blond buildings are the Alworth at the left (built in 1909) and the Medical Arts (1932) to its right. The Arena Auditorium complex (renamed the DECC in 1987) is nearer to...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Workman and crane, Duluth, Minnesota

The photographer described this image with the phrase Rusty Cargo Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway tug boat "Edna G" at Two Harbors, Minnesota

Roster photograph of the D.M. & I.R. tug boat "Edna G" underway beside an ore dock in Two Harbors, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Duluth Civic Center; Priley Fountain and Mall Dedication, Duluth, Minnesota

This image gives a view down Fifth Avenue West to the harbor. The Duluth Civic Center complex includes the Duluth City Hall, St. Louis County Courthouse, the former County Jail building, and the Federal Building. At the center of the complex is the Priley Fountain. Named for County Commissioner Joseph C. Priley, the fountain was constructed in the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Night View of Arena Auditorium, Duluth, Minnesota

A night view shows the Duluth Arena Auditorium and parking facilities. The Minnesota Power and Light substation is in the foreground. There is a lighted Christmas tree surrounded by a car display at the joint entrance to the complex. The Arena Auditorium opened to great fanfare in August 1966. The arena was home to UMD hockey and seats for...
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Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Herald and the Duluth News Tribune grew out of the early newspapers. This is the current home of the Duluth News Tribunes' staff and production at 422-424 West First Street in downtown Duluth. At the time of its construction and opening, both the evening Duluth Herald and the morning News Tribune were published at this site. They...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

This summertime view is from about Fourth Street and Third Avenue West looking toward the Aerial Bridge and Minnesota Point over a segment of the Duluth downtown business district. Minnesota Slip is a private marina but will be the berth of the 600-foot SS William A. Irvin ore boat museum beginning in 1986. The tall center building (white) is the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Brighton Beach, Duluth, Minnesota

A distant view of the Aerial Lift Bridge is framed by the plants in the foreground of this photograph taken at Brighton Beach (Kitchi Gammi Park), Scenic Highway 61 and London Road. The shore here is entirely rocky, in contrast to the sandy beaches of Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Higgins Overlook, Duluth, Minnesota

Located at Point of Rocks at First Street near Mesabi Avenue, Higgins Observation Point Park was dedicated Tuesday, June 8, 1965. Money for the park was donated by the Higgins family. In the center of the image is the Flame Restaurant, 353 South Fifth Avenue West. Opened in 1930, it closed January 3, 1973, later reopened under other managements,...
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Diamond Tool and Horseshoe Company, Duluth, Minnesota

This local business at 4702 Grand Avenue began as Diamond Calk Horse Shoe in 1907 by Otto Swanstrom the inventor of the "diamond calks" in 1900. The plant was sold in the 1980s. In 1994, the last workers vacated. The building was razed in 1996. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Fog on the Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

Pedestrians cross the Aerial Lift Bridge on a foggy day. The photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a Duluth community activist, teacher, and long time resident of Minnesota Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from below, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking up into the bridge structure, photographer Jo Goodsell captures the light and architectural shapes of the Lift Bridge. The Aerial Lift Bidge was entered in the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1973. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from St. Luke's Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking to the southwest and the Aerial Lift Bridge, this view is from St. Luke's Hospital, 915 East First Street. On the right side of the image is the Fitger's Brewery. The Fitger Brewing Company (1881-1972) was the oldest continuously operating industry in Duluth at the time of its closing in September 1972 (the date of this photograph). ~...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

View from the top of the Aerial Lift Bridge looking over Canal Park toward Duluth's hillside taking in a vista to Leif Erikson Park. Pedestrians could ride on the lift span of the Aerial Bridge for a short time in the late 1960s for fifty cents. There was an enclosure to stand within. In 1966, the City Council approved a resolution to permit...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway diesel Locomotive 129 Proctor, Minnesota

Roster photograph of D.M. & I.R. 129, EMD, SD 9 type at Proctor Minnesota ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Fog over Aerial Bridge and Arena, Duluth, Minnesota

Fog in the harbor masks Canal Park, leaving the top span of the Lift Bridge visible above the Duluth Arena. In the lower left corner of the picture is the Medical Arts Building, 324-330 West Superior Street. Photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a Duluth community activist and a physical education teacher at Duluth East High School. She lived...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth Harbor and downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

A ship heads toward the canal to exit the Duluth harbor. The span is up on the Aerial Lift Bridge to allow the vessel to pass. The discoloration in the water around the ship could be fuel or other residue from vessel traffic in the harbor. Minnesota Slip is parallel to Canal Park in the center of the image; to the left is the Duluth Arena...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Arena Auditorium and Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking toward the North Shore this aerial view shows the Duluth Arena Auditorium on the lower left. The Arena Auditorium opened in August 1966 and was renamed the DECC or Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center in 1987. Just below the Arena Auditorium is the building that housed the Flame Restaurant. Located at 353 South Fifth Avenue West, the...
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Duluth Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the Duluth Zoo at Fairmount Park at 71st Avenue West and Grand Avenue dates back to 1923 when West Duluth businessman Bert Onsgard received permission from the City to construct a pen for Billy, his pet deer. The Pittsburgh Steel Company donated a railroad car full of fencing to the project. By 1926 many animals were donated to the...
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Wheeler Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Wheeler Field and playground at 3501 Grand Avenue with its baseball diamonds and tennis courts. Henry Wakeman Wheeler (1821-1906) a first settler, arrived in Duluth in April of 1855; a 28 acre tract of land between 34-37 Avenue West and Grand Avenue was named Wheeler Field for him. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth,...
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Indian Point Campground, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Duluth Parks Department Indian Point Campground at Indian Point Park at 7500 Pulaski Street near 68th Avenue West or 7408 Grand Avenue today. It is very near the St. Louis River Western Waterfront and Willard Munger Trails. There are 70 camping spots. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library,...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial view of Downtown Duluth, Duluth Harbor, and Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Arena Auditorium is at the center of this image, above and to the right of the Arena are the grain elevators on Rice's Point, and the John A. Blatnik Bridge connecting Duluth and Superior, Wisconsin. Built in 1961, the High Bridge was renamed for Congressman John A. Blatnik in 1971. Blatnik (1911-1991) was elected to the Minnesota...
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Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the mouth of the Lester River as it flows into Lake Superior at 61st Avenue East and highway 61 or London Road. The Lester River Bridge went onto the National Register of historic places September 6, 2002. It is a classic revival stone-faced concrete arch bridge that carries T.H. 61 (London Road/Congdon Blvd.) over the Lester...
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Enger Tower, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Enger Tower in Enger Park. The city of Duluth aquired the park land between 1891 and 1928. The 70 foot tall, six story tower cost $30,000 to build, and is 583 feet above Lake Superior. You can see 31.4 miles on a clear day. It has a 10 foot conical shaped beacon light at the top with 32 vertical tubes. Norwegian businessman Bert...
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Hartley Pond, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Hartley Field and the pond within it. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Lincoln Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Lincoln Park at 2501 West Third Street, and the heart of the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The park was established in 47 separate land transactions over time. It was planned around Miller Creek and opened as Garfield Park in 1890. The park's stone pavilion was under construction winter 1934. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth from Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

This aerial view faces downtown Duluth, incorporating the near end of Minnesota Point and Canal Park. Minnesota Slip runs straight up through the center of the image, between Canal Park and the Duluth Arena Auditorium, and a Coast Guard cutter is docked in front of the Arena. Minnesota Slip is where the 600-foot long William A. Irvin ore boat...
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Rose Garden and Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view from Fifteenth Avenue East to the Corner of the Lake, from East Superior Street down to London Road and the lake shore. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial view of Duluth Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of U. S. Steel's steel plant in the Duluth neighborhood called Morgan Park. Construction of the plant was announced in 1907. It opened in 1915, and closed in phases in the early 1970s. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Campers of Smelters, Duluth, Minnesota

People encamped to enjoy the smelt run at the end of Park Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Can of Worms, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the freeway segment locally known as the can of worms. The I-35 freeway was completed in 34 years. On August 31, 1958, the Minnesota Highway Department submitted the proposed route through West Duluth, and on October 29, 1992, the final connecting segment through eastern Duluth opened. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota...
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Klearflax Rug Factory, Duluth, Minnesota

Julius Howland Barnes founded Klearflax Linen Looms, Incorporated, and was president of the board. This was the manufacturing plant at 63 Avenue West and Grand. Barnes sought a way to utilize flax straw, then largely burned in Minnesota fields were it was produced. Initially he planned to make toweling, but that proved unworkable. Flax made a...
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Leif Erikson Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view from about Eleventh to Ninth Avenues East from East Superior Street down to London Road and the lake shore. You can see the replica Leif Erikson boat in the park. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of a segment of Minnesota Point which is locally called Park Point. The far end of The Point (top of the image) is where the park's recreation facilites are located. The beach runs the 7 mile length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park to the harbor entry, but the park deparment's park facility is the last few blocks of the Point. The...
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Wheeler Field and Wade Stadium, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Wheeler Field in the foreground and Wade Municipal All Sports Stadium in the middleground and the coal dock in the background. Wade is at 101 North 35th Avenue West was dedicated July 16, 1941. It was renamed Wade Municipal Stadium February 3, 1954, to honor the late Frank Wade, former owner of the Duluth Dukes baseball team. ~ Photo...
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Park Point Recreation Area, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of what is locally called The End or the end of The Point, meaning the terminus of the Park Point neighborhood at the actual park. The beach runs the length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park, but the park deparment's park facility is the last few blocks of the Point. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A....
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Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

Night smelting with dip nets. Smelt are a small fish that run in the spring and are allowed to be caught with nets. They are often fried and eaten whole. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

People use metal trash cans to dip for smelt during a dense smelt run. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

Smelt fishing with dip nets under the Lester River bridge. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Smelting at Lester River, Duluth, Minnesota

People have small fires into the night at a smelt run at Lester River. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Thompson Hill Tourist Information, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Thompson Hill Travel Information center located at the Junction of I-35 and US-2. In 1976, The Gate, a $60,000 stainless steel sculpture by David Von Scheggel was added to the Thompson Hill Information Center. David von Schlegell (1920 ? 1992) ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: South Pier of the Duluth Ship Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

This view from the entry of the Ship Canal shows the south pier, including both the outer and inner South Breakwater Lights. The lift span of the Aerial Bridge is up, giving a view into the harbor. The "Eiffel Tower" structure near the end of the South Pier of the Duluth Ship Canal held the antenna for the Radio Direction Finder signal which used...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

This view from Skyline Drive over the central business district of Duluth showing the curve of Minnesota Point is what this woman and two children see. People tend to get out of their cars to enjoy the wide view from Skyline. The Aerial Bridge has already lowered as the ore boat that passed under it now glides into the harbor. Northern Drug...
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Park Point Recreation Area and Beach, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of what is locally called The End or the end of The Point, meaning the terminus of the Park Point neighborhood at the actual park. The beach runs the 7 mile length of Minnesota Point from Canal Park, but the park deparment's park facility is the last few blocks of the Point. The Park Point bathhouse or beach house is the large...
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Representative Jack H. LaVoy, 1973-1974 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1971-1972 (District 60); House 1973-1974 (District 8A). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10364 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Bridge and Riders, Duluth, Minnesota

Pedestrians stand on the bridge as the lift span opens for vessel traffic. In 1971 tickets for the Lift Bridge rides sold for twenty-five cents. Riders were required to stay within an enclosure during the ride. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Bulk Carrier Under the Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

A bulk carrier enters the harbor under the Lift Bridge as an excursion boat approaches the canal. In the foreground of the image is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vessel Yard, 901 Minnesota Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Garfield Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

In this image the Aerial Lift Bridge is seen from Garfield Avenue in the Duluth Harbor. Stacks of timber are awaiting processing. Although the photograph was taken from Garfield Avenue, the timber is most likely in the yard at the Superwood Corporation, 1210 Railroad Street. Superwood began operation in 1945 as Superior Wood Products Company to...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Kitchi Gammi Club, Duluth, Minnesota

As described by the photographer, this photograph was taken from the vantage point of the Kitchi Gammi Club, 831 East Superior Street. Behind the Aerial Lift Bridge the Blatnik High Bridge is visible in the distance. In the foreground is a statue of Jay Cooke. Created by sculptor Henry M. Shrady, the statue was dedicated October 15, 1921....
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Minnesota Point and Duluth, Minnesota

This aerial view clearly shows the long narrow sandbar correctly called Minnesota Point but familiarly called Park Point by local residents. The Point has a recreation area at Thirteenth street and the larger facility including bathhouse, playing fields, and lifeguards at "the End" (the Park at the far end of the beach). To the left of the Point...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of the Aerial Lift Bridge and Superior Bay, Duluth, Minnesota

An excursion boat enters Superior Bay (the Duluth harbor) under the Aerial Lift Bridge. Canal Park is on the left of the bridge, and Minnesota Point is on the right. The discoloration in the water of the Bay could be fuel or other residue from vessel traffic in the harbor. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of the Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

In this aerial view the span of the Lift Bridge is up and a vessel approaches the canal. The newly constructed Marine Museum (now the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building are visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of the Aerial Lift Bridge from the U.S. Vessel Yard, Duluth, Minnesota

The lift span is up and a Cost Guard vessel is at the dock in this view of the Aerial Bridge taken by Duluth activist and Minnesota Point resident Jo Goodsell. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of the Bridge from the Port Terminal, Duluth, Minnesota

The scale of the moored vessel is evident as a person walks beside it. The Aerial Lift Bridge is framed by the Duluth hillside and the moored vessel. The photographer, Elizabeth Jo Goodsell, was a Duluth community activist and a physical education teacher at Duluth East High School. She lived on Minnesota Point and was an avid photographer. ~...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Canal Park, Aerial Lift Bridge, and Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

This image shows Canal Park toward the end of its light industrial era. At the bottom center of the image, between First Avenue East and Lake Avenue, at 438 Lake Avenue South, is the Northwestern Iron and Metal Company scrap yard. The newly constructed Marine Museum (now the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center) is...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of the Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

In this aerial view the span of the Lift Bridge is down and traffic is free to flow between Canal Park and Minnesota Point. The newly constructed Marine Museum (now the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center) is visible in the lower portion of the image, adjacent to the right side of the canal; its grand opening was on...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of the Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

This striking image presents an aerial view directly above the Lift Bridge. The span is up and a vessel approaches the canal. On the left, cars on Minnesota Point are visible waiting for the bridge span to return to ground level. In local parlance, if you are stopped for the lifting of the span, you are being bridged. People who live on the...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: At the Foot of the Lift Bridge, Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

The lift span is up as pedestrians walk along the north side of the Ship Canal. Behind the bridge footings is the home office of Jeno's Inc, 525 Lake Avenue South, now known as the Paulucci Building. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Inner Light Tower and South Bridge Tower, Duluth, Minnesota

Formally known as the South Breakwater Inner Light Tower this 67 foot tall structure, seen here next to the south tower of the Aerial Lift Bridge, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The light was first lit in 1901. Originally owned by the federal government, the light tower was sold in December 2008. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Park Point from Tri-Towers, Duluth, Minnesota

A view of Canal Park and Minnesota Point (Park Point) taken from the Tri-Towers Apartments, 222 North Second Avenue East. The Point has a recreation area at Thirteenth Street and a larger facility including bathhouse, playing fields, and lifeguards at the end of the park. To the right of the Point is Superior Bay; to the left is Lake Superior....
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St. Cloud State University women play a basketball game against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Cloud State University women play a basketball game against the University of Minnesota-Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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St. Cloud State University women play a basketball game against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Cloud State University women play a basketball game against the University of Minnesota-Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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Volleyball player Rose Silbaugh serves a ball in a match against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Volleyball player Rose Silbaugh serves a ball in a match against the University of Minnesota-Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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Great Lakes Ore Boat Presque Isle Between the Ore Docks, Two Harbor, Minnesota

The Great Lakes ore boat, Presque Isle, being assisted to D.M. & I.R. Dock 2 in Two Harbors by the tug Edna G. The Presque Isle is covered with ice. There are loaded ore cars atop Dock 2 ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Representative James E. Ulland, 1973-1974 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1969-1972 (District 61A); House 1973-1976 (District 8B); Senate 1977-1984 (District 8). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10676 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Mike Jaros, 1973-1974 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1973-1980 (District 7B); House 1985-Present (District 7B). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10276 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Representative Willard M. Munger, 1973-1974 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 Ralph R. Doty, 1973-1974 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: Senate 1971-72 (District 61); Senate 1973-76 (District 8). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10152 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Senator Sam George Solon, 1973-1974 Legislative Session, Minnesota Legislature

Served in the Minnesota Legislature: House 1971-72 (District 60); Senate 1973-2001 (District 7). For biographical information, see the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library database at: http://www.leg.mn/legdb/fulldetail.asp?ID=10627 ~ Photo Credit: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View From the Civic Center, Duluth, Minnesota

A band is playing on the steps of the Federal Building in the Civic Center. The Federal Building is at the right, the St. Louis County Courthouse is behind you and a little to the left. Duluth's City Hall is not visible, but is at the far left, facing the Federal Building. The cylindrical building is the Radisson Hotel. The Arena Auditorium is...
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St. Cloud State University tennis player Emy Werkmeister in a match against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Cloud State University tennis player Emy Werkmeister in a match against the University of Minnesota-Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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St. Cloud State University tennis player Peggy Town in a match against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Cloud State University tennis player Peggy Town in a match against the University of Minnesota-Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: St. Cloud State University
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Pioneer Hall Under Construction, Duluth, Minnesota

Pioneer Hall will take form on this construction site adjacent to Minnesota Slip. Ground was broken on April 7, 1975, for the Pioneer Hall and Duluth Curling Club. The Silver Broom World Curling Tournament in March 1976, drew 41,000 fans from ten countries to the new ice sheets. Grand opening celebrations were held August 30 to September 12,...
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Portrait of Ben Boo, Mayor 1967-1975 Duluth, Minnesota

Ben Boo, born January 21, 1925 in St. Paul, served in the military and fought in both World War II and the Korean War. He was elected mayor on April 4, 1967 and served until 1975. Boo boosted Duluth tourism with the creation of the local ski hill Spirit Mountain. He was a very public figure, traveling through Europe and appearing on American...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: John A. Blatnik Bridge D-116, Duluth, Minnesota

The caption on this post card says JOHN A BLATNIK BRIDGE A Foreign Ship enters the Duluth-Superior Harbor Westerly Terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Port Authority Terminal is shown in the background. This is the Interstate Bridge. The original Interstate toll bridge was built in 1897, property of the Duluth-Superior Bridge Company, a...
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Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

This post card caption says D-103 NITE VIEW OF AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE Duluth, Minnesota Vessels from the world's ports arrive at the Duluth-Superior Harbor after transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway. A few more details could include that the St. Lawrence Seaway, after a 40 year struggle, was officially opened June 26, 1959, by President Dwight D....
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Lyric Block View, Duluth, Minnesota

An aerial view showing a two-toned car at the bottom left on Superior street and the Lyric Theater above the car. The Lyric block was razed in 1976 to make way for the Holiday Center. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

In its day, the ballroom was the only use of the third floor of the house. In subsequent years a movie screen was added for family 35mm films. In this image, it is a storage area. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new...
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Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Stairway to the ballroom. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most...
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Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

In its day, the ballroom was the only use of the third floor of the house. In subsequent years a movie screen was added for family 35mm films. In this image, it is a storage area. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new...
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Prindle House Basement, Duluth, Minnesota

Storage in the basement. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most...
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Prindle House basement, Duluth, Minnesota

Storage in the basement. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most...
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Prindle House Basement, Duluth, Minnesota

Three sinks stand under pipes in the basement. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of...
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Prindle House Basement, Duluth, Minnesota

Basement space was also work space. This laundry room had clothes drying lines and a large mangle. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and...
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Prindle House Bathroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Each bedroom has a white tile and marble bathroom adjacent. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the...
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Prindle House Bathroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Each bedroom has a white tile and marble bathroom adjacent. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the...
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Prindle House Bathroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Each bedroom has a white tile and marble bathroom adjacent. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the...
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Prindle House Hallway, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the...
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Prindle House Kitchen, Duluth, Minnesota

The kitchen door to the foyer is open. The kitchen was white tile and white marble just as the bathrooms were designed. The refrigerator and the stove had bee removed but the sinks are in place. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect...
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Prindle House Kitchen, Duluth, Minnesota

The kitchen door to the foyer is open; The kitchen was white tile and white marble just as the bathrooms were designed. The refrigerator and the stove had bee removed but the sinks are in place. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect...
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Prindle House Kitchen, Duluth, Minnesota

The closed kitchen door is to the butlers' pantry. The kitchen door to the foyer is open. The kitchen was white tile and white marble just as the bathrooms were designed. The refrigerator and the stove had bee removed but the sinks are in place. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of...
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Prindle House Kitchen, Duluth, Minnesota

The kitchen backdoor, to exit the house, has a curved top. The door on the right leads to the cook's pantry. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Stairway, Duluth, Minnesota

Stairway from foyer to second floor. Interior windows for air circulation. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to...
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Prindle House Butler's Pantry, Duluth, Minnesota

The door at the right leads to the dining room. The butler's pantry has sets of dishes and crystal glassware from informal to formal settings up to a service for 24. Silver pieces are on the counter. Silver flatware was stored in the drawers. Copper sink is at the right. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle...
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Prindle House Butler's Pantry, Duluth, Minnesota

The butler's pantry has sets of dishes from informal to formal settings up to a service for 24. Silver pieces are on the counter. Silver flatware was stored in the drawers. Copper sink is at the right. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the...
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Prindle House Dining Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The round dining room had a gold leaf ceiling. All of the furniture in it was custom made to fit the curved walls. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose...
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Prindle House Dining Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The round dining room had a gold leaf ceiling. All of the furniture in it was custom made to fit the curved walls. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose...
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Prindle House Dining Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The round dining room had a gold leaf ceiling. All of the furniture in it was custom made to fit the curved walls. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose...
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Prindle House Dining Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The round dining room had a gold leaf ceiling. All of the furniture in it was custom made to fit the curved walls. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose...
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Prindle House Dining Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The round dining room had a gold leaf ceiling. All of the furniture in it was custom made to fit the curved walls. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose...
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of Bradstreet's most important commissions was the...
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. The same arch feature is replicated in the woodwork shown in this photograph. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their...
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. Carved wooden case surrounds the pump organ at the right. The stairway is to the right of the organ. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the...
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Entry Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

The entry was elaborately carved in a Moorish manner. A series of arabesque arches framed the stairway. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A....
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Prindle House Facade Facing Greysolon, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Hunt used the Spanish Colonial Revival style for the house that cost $16,000 to build. Mina chose William A. French and John...
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Prindle House Green Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor green bedroom was the Prindle's daughter, Muriel's bedroom. Walnut furniture and a handpainted frieze along the ceiling of a rolling landscape with birch trees are features of the room divided into a sitting portion and a sleeping portion. The repousse copper fireplace at the left has a peacock motif. In 1904, William Martin...
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Prindle House Green Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor green bedroom was the Prindle's daughter, Muriel's bedroom. Walnut furniture and a handpainted frieze along the ceiling of a rolling landscape with birch trees are features of the room divided into a sitting portion and a sleeping portion. The repousse copper fireplace at the left has a peacock motif. In 1904, William Martin...
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Prindle House Green Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor green bedroom was the Prindle's daughter Muriel's bedroom. Walnut furniture and a handpainted frieze along the ceiling of a rolling landscape with birch trees are features of the room divided into a sitting portion and a sleeping portion. The repousse copper fireplace has a peacock motif. In 1904, William Martin Prindle...
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Prindle House Green Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor green bedroom was the Prindle's daughter Muriel's bedroom. Walnut furniture and a handpainted frieze along the ceiling of a rolling landscape with birch trees are features of the room divided into a sitting portion and a sleeping portion. The repousse copper fireplace has a peacock motif. In 1904, William Martin Prindle...
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Prindle House Living Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The living room received the greatest expenditure of money and effort by the designers. Bradstreet outlined the fireplace with Tiffany favrile glass and wrapped the slightly irregular rectangular room with brown-toned jin-di-sugi paneling, with carved sugi floral panels above the fireplace and at intervals around the perimiter. He included his...
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Prindle House Living Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The living room received the greatest expenditure of money and effort by the designers. Bradstreet outlined the fireplace with Tiffany favrile glass and wrapped the slightly irregular rectangular room with brown-toned jin-di-sugi paneling, with carved sugi floral panels above the fireplace and at intervals around the perimiter. He included his...
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Prindle House Living Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The living room received the greatest expenditure of money and effort by the designers. Bradstreet outlined the fireplace with Tiffany favrile glass and wrapped the slightly irregular rectangular room with brown-toned jin-di-sugi paneling, with carved sugi floral panels above the fireplace and at intervals around the perimiter. He included his...
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Prindle House Living Room, Duluth, Minnesota

The living room received the greatest expenditure of money and effort by the designers. Bradstreet outlined the fireplace with Tiffany favrile glass and wrapped the slightly irregular rectangular room with brown-toned jin-di-sugi paneling, with carved sugi floral panels above the fireplace and at intervals around the perimiter. He included his...
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Prindle House Master Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Prindle's mahogany second floor master bedroom has a wonderful view of Lake Superior, but this is an alternate view looking at the room's fireplace. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at...
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Prindle House Master Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Prindle's second floor mahogany master bedroom has a wonderful view of Lake Superior, but this is an alternate view looking at the room's fireplace and corner with a vanity and pair of chairs. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect...
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Prindle House Master Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Prindle's mahogany second floor master bedroom has a wonderful view of Lake Superior, but this is an alternate view. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose...
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Prindle House Master Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mr. Prindle's mahogany second floor master bedroom has a wonderful view of Lake Superior. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John...
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Prindle House Modified Bathroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Probably bathroom fixtures in the servants' quarters. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. ...
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Prindle House Pink Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mrs. Prindle's second floor pink oval bedroom is also at the front of the house and has a wonderful view of Lake Superior. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina...
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Prindle House Pink Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mrs. Prindle's second floor pink oval bedroom is also at the front of the house and has a wonderful view of Lake Superior, but in this view the mother of pearl fireplace is the central feature. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of...
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Prindle House Pink Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Mrs. Prindle's second floor pink oval bedroom is also at the front of the house and has a wonderful view of Lake Superior, but in this view more of the room is shown. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home...
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Prindle House Servant Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Servant quarters were on the third floor. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of...
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Prindle House Servant Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

Servant quarters were on the third floor. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of...
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Prindle House Side Entrance, Duluth, Minnesota

In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Hunt used the Spanish Colonial Revival style for the house that cost $16,000 to build. Mina chose William A. French and John...
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Prindle House Upstairs Hall, Duluth, Minnesota

Looking down the hall on the second floor to a bathroom at the end of the hall. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to...
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Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. The...
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Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. In 1904,...
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Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. In 1904,...
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Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. The door...
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Prindle House Yellow Bedroom, Duluth, Minnesota

The second floor yellow bedroom is divided into a sitting and sleeping area. This was the guest bedroom. Bradstreet selected his favorite "dull yellow" with white furniture and woodwork for it. He created an elegant design of flower palmettes around the walls and above the doorways, and placed favrile wall sconces throughout the room. The open...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Winter view, Duluth, Minnesota

View in winter of the Canal Park area at the base of the bridge with the Blatnik or High Bridge in the distance. The Canal Park Marine Museum and Visitor Center is joined to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building. Both are visible just in front of the lift span in the middle of the photograph. There was a grand opening for the Museum on...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Business District and Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

Northern City National Bank's NC sign was placed on top of the Alworth building in 1957 where the bank occupied the Alworth's main floor. The sign was permanently removed in 1980 when a bank merger resulted in the new First Bank. The Alworth is Duluth's tallest downtown building at 16 stories. Minnesota Point extends into the distance. The...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of the Canal and Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

This view shows Canal Park in the right foreground and downtown Duluth behind. The railroad tracks are parallel to Superior Street and will be displaced by the I35 freeway. The flat, undeveloped areas west or to the left of the Arena-Auditorium will later become the site for Playfront Park, Bayfront Festival Park, and the Great Lakes Aquarium. ...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Sea smoke on Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the rising sea smoke at sunrise. Sea smoke is a cloud over the sea, which could otherwise be called fog, and is usually formed when very cold air moves over warmer water. We see this phenomena all the time when watching Lake Superior. Photographers capture it with delight. The brown building at the right is the Paulucci building which...
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Prindle House Servant Bedroom

Servant quarters were on the third floor. In 1904, William Martin Prindle (1861-1944) and Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963) chose William Hunt of the firm Palmer, Hall, and Hunt, as the architect of their new Duluth home built in 1905 at 2211 Greysolon Road. Mina chose William A. French and John Bradstreet to decorate the interiors. One of...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth and Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

This aerial view is one of many taken by Wayne Gatlin. The shape of Minnesota Point and the harbor are clear. Duluth-born Mr. Gatlin enlisted in the aviation cadet program in 1942. Later he flew 55 combat missions for the 360th Fighter Group in England and downed an ME-262 jet fighter. In 1948, he joined the Texas Air National Guard but...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Visit of Norway's Christian Radich, Duluth, Minnesota

The vessel is 62.5 meters long. Under engine power, she reaches a top speed of 10 knots, while she can make up to 14 knots under sail. She has a crew of 18 and can accommodate 88 passengers. The Christian Radich, a full rigged three masted steel hull ship, is known through the international release in 1958 of the movie Windjammer. The Christian...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Elevator Row on Rice's Point, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of a portion of Rice's Point and harbor facilities, in the foreground, including (right to left) two 90-ton gantry cranes of the Arthur M. Clure Public Marine Terminal, Peavey elevators, and Occident elevators. In the bay, on the far right, an excursion boat is leaving a wake behind it. A few sailboats dot the blue water. The...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Winter Aerial View of Minnesota Point, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth harbor is frozen over and snow covered, but the lake is still open. It is very rare for Lake Superior to freeze fully. Which ever way the wind blows the lake ice shifts. Lake ice piles up on Minnesota Point or moves out into the lake or onto the northeast segments of shore. It changes every minute. This is a terrific view of the...
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway loaded pellet train approaching Biwabik, Minnesota

A D.M. & I.R. loaded pellet train approaching Biwabik, MN. Diesel locomotives numbers 209, 159 and 212 are on the curve from the west. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Duluth pellet stacker and storage yard, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of the D.M. & I.R. pellet storage yard, stacker and conveyor system beside Dock 6 in Duluth, Minnesota. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Aerial View Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

The circular plaza feature of the Duluth Public Library is at the left of the open site where the building will stand. On Michigan Street is the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center and the 1977 Depot Theater at the far right. The Flame restaurant is at the top left. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Florian Chmielewski speaks to people attending the ground breaking ceremony at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

State Senator Florian Chmielewski speaks to people gathered for the ground breaking ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Helmi Lammi and Grace M. Jennings attend the ground breaking ceremony at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Helmi Lammi, Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy - Duluth Area and Grace Jennings, Chairperson for the UCP Housing for Handicapped Committee attend the ground breaking ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for...
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Stewart Holman and Kay Jennings attend the ground breaking ceremony at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Members of United Cerebral Palsy and their supporters gather in Duluth to break ground for a new apartment building. Individuals in attendance include: Stewart Holman third from the right and Kay Jennings fifth from the right. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free...
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Jim Oberstar, Charles Peterson, and Floyd Anderson attend the ground breaking ceremony at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Rep. Jim Oberstar, Councilor Charles Peterson and United Cerebral Palsy board member Floyd Anderson participated in ground breaking for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Sea Smoke on Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

When it gets very cold and the water of Lake Superior is warmer than the air, the lake "smokes" as seen here. The smokestack at the left is the Duluth Steam Plant that provides heat to hundreds of downtown businesses. The Duluth business district's tallest building is the Alworth shown here just in front of the Aerial Lift Bridge. The 16 story...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View From Ore Docks, Duluth, Minnesota

The Duluth Missabe and Iron Range ore docks are the two reddish brown linear structures in the foreground. Ore boats are pulled between the docks by tugboats. Railroad cars loaded with ore or taconite pellets move along the railroad tracks on the top or the length of the dock. A chute or steel pocket beneath the tracks is lowered to the open...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth, Minnesota

This autumn aerial view is one of many taken by Wayne Gatlin. Enger park is at the left and Enger Tower in the midst of it. The park acquired partly by gift from J. B. Enger, was acquired by the city of Duluth between 1891 and 1928. Enger Tower cost $30,000 to build, is built six stories high, 70 feet tall, and 583 feet above Lake Superior. You...
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David Wihriala, Karl Kassulke, Susan, and Blair Johnsen at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

David Wihriala, former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke, Susan, and Blair Johnsen pose for the camera at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: St. Clair Enters the Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

View of the St. Clair, 770-foot vessel, passing under the bridge's lift span into the harbor. To handle Great Lakes cargo, a special type of vessel has evolved, the North American "laker," the largest being 1,013 feet long, capable of carrying up to 70,000 tons of iron ore or 1,700,00 bushels of grain in one trip. On any given day during the...
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International Symbol of Access at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A sticker showing the International Wheelchair Symbol is pasted on what appears to be the back of a truck topper in the parking lot at the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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View of a bathroom at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A barrier-free bathroom at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of a bedroom at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

An unidentified woman looks out of the window of an apartment in the new Meridian Apartment complex. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast...
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View of a bedroom at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A bedroom at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway aerial view of the Ore Docks at Two Harbors, Minnesota

Aerial view of the Ore Docks, Stockpile and Railroad Yard at Two Harbors, Minnesota. At Dock 2 is the "Mesabi Miner" and to the left is the "Edna G." There is snow on the ground in this scene. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway car Northland interior, Proctor, Minnesota

Interior photograph of the Car Northland showing one end of the dining area with table, chairs and china cabinet. ~ Photo Credit: Lake Superior Railroad Museum
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A group of people, including Karl Kassulke, celebrate the ribbon cutting at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke, resident manager Brian Johnsen, and others celebrate following the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Goldie Karon at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

United Cerebral Palsy board member Goldie Karon stands in a doorway, speaking to others in the room, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Karl Kassulke and Blair Johnsen at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke and resident manager Blair Johnsen are the center of attention from people gathered at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with...
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Karl Kassulke socializing at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke and others gather and socialize in the community room at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of...
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Karl Kassulke speaks at the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke speaks from the head table at a dedication event held at the Normandy Inn celebrating the opening of the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit:...
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Marsh Nelson introduces Karl Kassulke at the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Sportscaster Marsh Nelson speaks from the head table at a dedication event held at the Normandy Inn celebrating the opening of the Meridian Apartments. Nelson is introducing guest speaker former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke, left. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered...
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Mel Saari enters the community room during the ribbon cutting ceremony at Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Mel Saari is outside the door to the community room at the Meridian Apartments. People in the room are gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota...
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View of a barrier-free shower at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A barrier-free shower at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of a barrier-free shower at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A barrier-free shower at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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View of a living room at the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A living room at the new Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Blair Johnsen breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Blair Johnsen, resident manager at the Meridian Apartments, raises his arms as he rolls through a paper banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit:...
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David Wihriala breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

David Wihriala walks through a paper banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for his new residence, the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin...
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Evelyn Jernerg awards a door prize to Scott Anderson at the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Evelyn Jernerg, President of United Cerebral Palsy - Duluth Area, awards a door prize to Scott Anderson, the first resident of the Meridian. They are at the Normandy Inn, attending the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered...
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Helmi Lammi breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Helmi Lammi, Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy - Duluth Area throws her hands in the air as she breaks through a banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with...
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Karl Kassulke breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Former Minnesota Vikings player Karl Kassulke rolls through a paper banner at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn...
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Virginia Stebner receives a prize from Jan Murillo at the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

Jan Murillo awards Virginia Stebner a prize at the dedication celebration for the Meridian Apartments, held at the Normandy Inn. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A....
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New resident Susan, with Goldie Karon, breaks through a barrier at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments, Duluth, Minnesota

A resident of the Meridian Apartment, identified only as Susan, walks through a paper banner, with assistance from Goldie Karon, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Meridian Apartments. The 39-unit Meridian Apartments, developed by United Cerebral Palsy, opened in Duluth in 1978 and offered barrier-free living for people with disabilities. ~...
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Portrait of Robert C. Beaudin, Mayor 1975-1979, Duluth, Minnesota

Born April 17, 1940 in Duluth, Robert Beaudin made jobs and the economy his primary focus. Having worked for U.S. Steel at the Morgan Park plant in Duluth, he was all too aware of the effects of that plant's closure on the people of Duluth. He became mayor on January 2, 1975 when Ben Boo resigned, and he won the next election in 1976. He brought...
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Carole's Groom Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

A frame house on London Road converted to a pet gooming business. L. J. Walsh Company located next door at 1618 is a storm door and windows business. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Chisholm Residence, Duluth, Minnesota

The Archibald Mark Chisholm (1864-1933) and Lillian Cummings Chisholm house at 1832 East Second Street was given to the Duluth board of education in 1935, and converted to the A. M. Chisholm Memorial Children's Musuem which had been established in 1931 at the Salter School. The building was modified again to serve as a home for boys in this...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth and Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

View of Duluth from above Skyline Drive out to Lake Superior where laker and saltie vessels wait to come in to the harbor. There can be a pile up of vessels waiting for cargo that has not yet arrived for pick up. In this case, there was a grain millers' strike in progress. The strike, called by local 118 of the American Federation of Grain...
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Aerial Lift Bridge: View of city and Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

Nearly a companion photo to 2161.6, this is an autumn day. View of Duluth from above Skyline Drive out to Lake Superior where laker and saltie vessels wait to come in to the harbor. There can be a pile up of vessels waiting for cargo that has not yet arrived for pick up. In this case, there was a grain millers' strike in progress. The strike,...
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Bradley Building, Duluth, Minnesota

The Bradley building was located at this Lake Avenue and Superior Street intersection of downtown Duluth. In 1924, upper floors were added making it four stories. 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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Building facade, Duluth, Minnesota

View of top floors and cornice of a downtown Duluth building on East Superior Street at First Avenue. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Aerial Bridge and Duluth From Lake Superior, Duluth, Minnesota

The lift span is up as an ore boat of the Cleveland-Cliffs fleet approaches the canal. Pioneer Hall and the Northwest Passage skywalk link to downtown are complete. Gateway Towers and Lenox Place apartment high-rises and the new Duluth Public Library are visible. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, formerly...
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Decker's Picture Framing and Art Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota

A business at 734 East Superior Street. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
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