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    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • The Lyceum Theater at 423 West Superior Street had a seating capacity of 1,281 for operas, plays, and vaudeville until 1921 when it was a movie house. Built in 1891 with lumberman Andreas M. Miller financing, it stood until torn down in January...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Du Glada Theatre, Starbuck, Minnesota

    • 1901-1910
    • Exterior view of the Norwegian theater in Starbuck, Minnesota. Three men stand on the front porch. The movie poster is for Captain Kidd.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Park and Pavilion, Glenwood, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1920
    • Lakeside Pavilion as seen through city park advertising the movie "Birth of a Nation." Refreshment stand and beach changing room at far left. Playground equipment in the park.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Sunbeam Theatre, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1913?
    • The Sunbeam Theater was located at 109 West Superior Street beginning in 1908. The silent film "Highbrow Love" was out in 1913. In 1922 the motion picture theater the Astor took that address, and the Sunbeam moved to 103 West Superior Street where...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Faust Theater slide show, New Richland, Minnesota

    • 1914 - 1944
    • This set of slides was used in the Faust Theater in New Richland, Minnesota, as part of the entertainment from 1914 through the 1940s. The slide show includes images of local businesses, children, and advertising, as well as national advertising....
    • New Richland Area Historical Society
    • New Grand Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914?
    • The New Grand theater at 213 West Superior Street had a seating capacity of 1,025. The building was occupied by the Lyric motion picture theater beginning in 1922 that showed films into the 1970s. The entire block was razed in 1976 for the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Empress Theater Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915-05-03
    • Empress Theater Fire 12 East Superior Street; motion pictures; movie theater; fire equipment; firefighters; people
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Empress Theater Fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915-05-03
    • Empress Theater Fire 12 East Superior Street; motion pictures; movie theater; fire equipment; firefighters; Billiard Parlor
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Captain Bark in Ben Huntley's movie, Winona, Minnesota

    • 1920 - 1929
    • Black and white photograph of Captain Bark in a movie made by Ben Huntley. Photo taken in front of Merchants National bank on 3rd street. People waling in the background of the photo in street clothing. Captain Bark leaning on hood of auto.
    • Winona County Historical Society
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, 1924 Fourth of July parade, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1924-07-04
    • West Duluth; July Fourth Parade 1924; Central and Ramsey street intersection looking up Grand; spectators; children; dog; flags; Western State Bank; Citizen State Bank; Wieland Hardware; Alhambra movie theater 5717 Grand Avenue
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Strand Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928?
    • The Strand Theater was in business from 1917 to either 1952 or 1953. It was located in downtown Duluth at 16 East Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Jem Theater, Harmony, Minnesota

    • 1936?
    • The Jem Theater building on Main Street in downtown Harmony. Flanking the awning-topped front window are movie posters for The Bride Walks Out starring Barbara Stanwick and The Great Buck Jones. A vehicle parked across the street can be seen as a...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Starbuck Community Hall, Starbuck, Minnesota

    • 1937
    • The Starbuck Community Hall and movie theater was built in 1937 with federal WPA funds. Uses included American Legion, City offices, cinema, senior nutrition program, and public reception space.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Lyric Block, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1937?
    • The Lyric Block is how Duluthians refer to the entire block of upper Superior Street where the Lyric Theater was located. The theater was razed in the mid-1970s, but it is fondly remembered as a huge and richly appointed vaudeville house that...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lyric Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1939?
    • The Lyric Theater at 213-217 West Superior Street is also known as the New Lyric. It had a seating capacity of 1,025. It offered vaudeville followed by first run motion pictures, amateur shows every Saturday evening. It was razed in the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • The Lyceum Theater was designed by Oliver G. Traphagen of the Traphagen and Fitzpatrick firm in Duluth. It was built in 1890 and opened August 4, 1891 with "Mr. Wilkinson's Widows". It seated 1,500 people. It closed in November 1960, and was...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Madelia Movie Theater, Madelia, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Exterior view of Madelia Movie Theater, which opened in 1940 and closed in 1985. The movie Theater was later renovated and is in operation today.
    • Watonwan County Historical Center
    • Garrick Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • View of an interior hallway in the Garrick Theater, Duluth, Minnesota, showing an advertisement for a movie, "Way for a Sailor", with John Gilbert. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969), were noted for designing more than 200 motion picture...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Letter from Sinclair Lewis to Marcella Powers, December 1941

    • 1941-12
    • Letter written from Cincinnati, Ohio, regarding Lewis' thoughts on the war, his excursion to see a movie, and his lunch date with Professor Tom LeBlanc. Lewis reveals that Professor LeBlanc was used as inspiration for the character of Dr. Terry...
    • St. Cloud State University Archives
    • Letter from Sinclair Lewis to Marcella Powers, June 29, 1943

    • 1943-05-29
    • Letter written from the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, regarding Lewis' journey to Los Angeles to work on a movie titled, "Storm in the West." Lewis also mentions attending the Academy Awards dinner at the Ambassador.
    • St. Cloud State University Archives
    • Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1945?
    • Looking east on Superior Street from Second Avenue East the buildings are Temple Opera on the corner, the NorShor movie theater and Hotel Duluth.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1956?
    • Addresses 30-34 on the lower side of East Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Grand Avenue View, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1961
    • Businesses at Fifty-seventh Avenue West and Grand Avenue.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Superior Street in 1963, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963
    • Addresses 20-12 on the lower side of East Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Superior Street in 1963, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963
    • Addresses 423-417 on the upper side of West Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Superior Street in 1963, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963
    • Addresses 109-115 on the upper side of East Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Superior Street in 1963, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963
    • Addresses 207-213 on the upper side of East Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Prindle House Ballroom, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Visit of Norway's Christian Radich, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1976
    • 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...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Skyline Drive-in Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1990?
    • This drive in theater opened September 1948 and closed August 1986.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Minnesota Highways, November 1964

    • 1964-11
    • This issue covers winter maintenance teams, highway construction in southern Minnesota, and department news. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Northern Hi-Lights, March 1939

    • 1939-03
    • Newsletter of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Cusson, Minnesota.
    • Minnesota Historical Society

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