Tag: Social Issues

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 photograph. The museum changed its name and relocated to The Depot in downtown Duluth. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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

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

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

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

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: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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 Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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 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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