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    • Oliver Iron Mining Company Men,  Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1926
    • Principals of the Oliver Iron Mining Company are frequently photographed at meetings and other gatherings.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • The Bethel, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915-03-07
    • Two-hundred unemployed men on the Bethel floor for a night.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913
    • Colorized view of the U. S. Steel plant complex in Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Kitchen workers at Nopeming Sanatorium, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1932-09
    • Ten unidentified workers stand near the equipment in the Nopeming Sanatorium kitchen. There are nine women and one man in the photograph. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Kitchen workers at Nopeming Sanatorium, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1932-09
    • Eight unidentified workers stand near the equipment in the Nopeming Sanatorium kitchen. There are six women and two man in the photograph. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • South First Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928?
    • The six-story Rust Building was home to the Rust Parker coffee roasting business. The Rust-Parker Company was a wholesale grocery and coffee roasting operation located in Duluth operating until 1958.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Serving line at the Nopeming Sanatorium cafeteria, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1932-09
    • Unidentified women in servers' uniforms stand behind the serving line in Nopeming's cafeteria. A view of the dining room is in the foreground. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Patriotic Parade, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917-03-27
    • Military preparedness takes hold across the country in 1917, and many cities hold patriot parades encouraging enlistment.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Cooking at Nopeming, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Three unidentified women prepare food in the kitchen at Nopeming. Nopeming Sanatorium opened for tuberculosis patients in May 1912.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Steel Plant, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • View from the Duluth hillside toward the Morgan Park neighborhood and the U. S. Steel plant in Morgan Park.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Spruce Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1940-12-28
    • Winter view of Spruce open pit iron ore mine with worker housing at the left.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Spruce Mine, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1940-12-28
    • Winter view of Spruce open pit iron ore mine with a viewers station at the left.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Mahoning Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • View of Mahoning and Hull-Rust open pit iron ore mines begin worked with men and equipment.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized Hull-Rust mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • The Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine established in 1892 in Hibbing is one of the largest open pit iron ore mines in the world, with a 1.5 by 3.5 mile footprint and depths up to 600 feet. It supplied as much as a fourth of all the ore mined in the U. S....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Quinn-Harrison Mine, Nashwauk, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Open pit Quinn-Harrison mine being worked by steam shovels and rail cars.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Colorized view of Hull-Rust open pit mine, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1921
    • The Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine established in 1892 in Hibbing is one of the largest open pit iron ore mines in the world, with a 1.5 by 3.5 mile footprint and depths up to 600 feet. It supplied as much as a fourth of all the ore mined in the U. S....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1939
    • Radio Grill is at 403 West Superior Street and First Federal Savings and Loan is at 3 North Fourth Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Open pit mine and locations, Hibbing, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Unidentified mine pit and Location (worker housing) on the Mesabi Iron Range.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: John A. Blatnik Bridge  D-116, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Vessel enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • Colorized or hand colored image of a vessel entering the harbor. Waterfront industrial structures are beyond the bow of the ship. The lighthouse structure at the left dates from 1901. The formal name is South Breakwater Inner Light Tower formerly...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Minnesota Point, Harbor, Rice's Point and St. Louis Bay

    • 1960?
    • The aerial lift bridge is owned and operated by the City of Duluth on Congressional permit. The Ship Canal and grounds are under the authority of the Lake Superior Area Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Minnesota Point, also called Park...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Night view, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1965?
    • A night view shows the lights of Duluth's central business district and lights along the piers of the canal. The two central buildings are the tall Alworth building and the wide Medical Arts building both on the lower side of Superior Street....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of pleasure craft in the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1967?
    • This view shows light the industrial Canal Park area at the left as you approach the Aerial Bridge and the 1966 completed Duluth Arena Auditorium at the center with its expansive parking lot. Sailboats and small pleasure craft are in the harbor. ...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from Skyline Parkway, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1973?
    • 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959?
    • This view is from just below First Street looking down Second Avenue West. Glass Block department store and the Sellwood building are on the corners of Superior Street and Second Avenue West. Railroad Street and ice filled slips are between...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth intermediate eight oarsmen, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1916
    • Duluth Boat Club rowers pose with veteran crew coach James Ten Eyck on the far left.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Duluth Boat Club Rowers, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1916
    • Unidentified rowing team members in their uniforms and socks stand in front of the Duluth Boat Club building on Minnesota Point.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Oliver Iron Mining Company officials, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1903
    • Identified Oliver Iron Mining company superintendents and managers from northern Minnesota and Michigan.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View of Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1925-07-16
    • Wide view of Duluth's Rice's Point up the shore from Skyline.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Riverside shipbuilding, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919-09-20
    • View of the World War II shipbuilding facility at the Duluth neighborhood of Riverside.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Judge Gary and party, Two Harbors, Minnesota

    • 1901-06-08
    • Judge Elbert H. Gary, lawyer and president of the Federal Steel Company founded in 1898, and his colleagues after an annual meeting of Minnesota Iron Company held in Duluth, Minnesota.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • McDougall-Duluth shipyard employees, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • The McDougall-Duluth shipyards occupied abut 50 acres at St. Louis riverfront near Spring street and Penton boulevard where it employed 3,500 men in 1919-1922.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Engineers Club of Northern Minnesota, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Identified members of the Minnesota Steel Company's engineers club meeting at Morgan Park where the Duluth steel mill was located.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Aerial View of Duluth-Superior Hi Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961?
    • The newly built High Bridge connecting Duluth and Superior, Wisconsin is highlighted in this postcard. Built in 1961, the High Bridge was renamed for Congressman John A. Blatnik in 1971. Blatnik (1911-1991) was elected to the Minnesota Senate in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Trading floor at the Duluth Board of Trade, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913-03-17
    • Members and workers of the Duluth Board of Trade on the trading floor where samples of commodities fill tables.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • 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....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • 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....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD), Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1967?
    • This post card caption says The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) was established on July 1, 1947 with 1.432 students, had 5,000 by 1967 and expects about 5,800 by 1970. UMD offers 53 majors in 34 academic areas plus 18 pre-professional...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Arena Auditorium in Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963?
    • This post card caption says Arena-Auditorium Duluth, Minnesota Fifth Avenue West and Waterfront. This beautiful new $6,100,000 multi-purpose facility will have an Auditorium to accommodate 2,500 people, and Arena with seating capacity up to 8,000...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: The Asia Enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • Tanker Asia transported grain from Canada to the Great Lakes. It was sold in February 1960 to D. B. Deniz Nakliyati T.A.S., Istanbul, renamed and reflagged Gaizan, Turkey and delivered to the buyers in Galveston, Texan in 1960. There is no trace of...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Vessel enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • The post card caption says These giant ore and grain carriers measure as long as 729 feet and have a pay load of up to 26,000 tons. They make the round trip from Duluth to Lake Erie ports and back in 4 to 5 days. There are over 300 ore and grain...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Giant Ore Carrier Going Through Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1955?
    • The full caption on this post card says Giant Ore Carrier going through the canal and under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn. Ore and grain carriers measure as long as 729 feet carrying up to 26,000 tons. Duluth is the westerly...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1956?
    • View of the harbor from above, possibly from Skyline Drive. The long, low Northern Pacific Railroad freight sheds are between Minnesota and Industrial slips. A laker is in Minnesota Slip. The coal dock area will be the construction site for the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Duluth Canal and Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1944?
    • A view to the canal with the Duluth business district in the foreground. The 1896 Sacred Heart Cathedral steeple is in the right corner in front of the building that is now the Damiano Center (clothes distribution and soup kitchen). The cathedral,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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