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    • Zinsmaster Bread Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • The Zinsmaster Baking Company began in Duluth in 1913 as the Zinsmaster-Smith Bread Company, Harry W. Zinsmaster and R. F. Smith partners. The small local enterprise grew to one of national importance. Principal company staff retired in 1977 and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Zenith Furnace, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917 - 1920
    • Zenith Furnace Company opened in 1902. This complex eventually included a blast furnace, a coal dock, and sixty-five coke ovens located on eighty acres of land along St. Louis Bay. The company produced pig iron, was active in the wholesale coal...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Zenith Furnace Company at South Fifty-eighth Avenue West and the Northern Pacific Railway tracks.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • The Zenith Furnace Company pig iron manufacturing plant was at South Fifty-eighth Avenue West and Northern Pacific Railway tracks.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • View of blast furnaces at this pig iron manufacturing site at South Fifty-eighth Avenue West and the Northern Pacific Railway tracks.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Young Men's Christian Association building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1937?
    • The intersection of Third Avenue West and Second Street of downtown Duluth. The YMCA was organized in Duluth in 1882, and this building built in 1916. The YMCA building held offices of the American Bible Society and the Duluth Council of Churches.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Wholesale District of Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1924
    • In the foreground is the wholesale district on the waterfront of the Duluth harbor. In the background are grain elevators. In this photo, Michigan Street is at the far right in front of the Union Depot. Railroad Street is parallel to Michigan...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928-12-16
    • This is a view of Seventy First Avenue West and Grand Avenue. The Fairmont Park loop allows streetcars to turn around. Fairmont Park is home to the Duluth zoo. At the far right is a neighborhood grocery store.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Telephone Exchange, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • West Duluth; Calumet telephone exchange 702 North Fifty-Fourth Avenue West; brick building; telephone pole; sidewalks; steps; street; landscaping
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Oneota School, Duluth, Minnesota

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    • Brick Oneota school built in 1888 at 4420 West First Street; designed by architect Oliver Traphagen; the building also served as the Oneota Village Council Chambers before the village of Oneota became part of West Duluth; brick and brownstone with...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Merritt House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • West Duluth; Merritt House at 3931 West Sixth Street; wrap around porch; was broken into apartments for many years; white siding; summer; poplar trees
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Goodwill Industries, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • West Duluth Goodwill Industries building located at 1728-1732 West Superior Street with trucks, car, and fire escape.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Acme Match Corporation, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1931-04-13
    • West Duluth Acme Match Corporation; 212 North Fortieth Avenue West; was also used for Seven-Up bottling; see also Precision Products Incorporated photograph
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. Its office is at the Northern Pacific freight depot 114 South Fifth Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading using ramps. White protective cloths or covers are still over some of the unloaded cars. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. ...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. Its office is at the Northern Pacific freight depot 114 South Fifth Avenue West.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Unloading automobiles off a freighter at the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1929-05-01
    • Cars on a great lakes vessel docked in a slip being unloading. Cradles or tracks to hold the tires are visible. There are Labels on the windshields. Western Transit Company is off loading the automobiles. Its office is at the Northern Pacific...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Tugboat "E. G. Maxwell," Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1919?
    • The Whitney Brothers ran a rock crushing business in the harbor.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Swift and Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • Swift Premium hams and bacon company building is located at 232 West Michigan Street in downtown Duluth.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • 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
    • St. Louis Hotel Orchestra, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917 - 1920
    • The St. Louis Hotel at 218 West Superior Street was a major hotel in downtown Duluth. It featured a number of amenities including an orchestra in the Rose Garden room. There was a fire in 1917, but the Rose Garden continued for many years. These...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Sherwood Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1937?
    • The Sherwood building is at 318-320 West First Street. William C. Sherwood and Company real estate offices were on the first floor in the 1920s. The Sherwood building was at this address as early as 1911.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Pharmacy, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1920
    • An unidentified Duluth pharmacy or drug store.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • People's State Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • The Peoples State Bank dates from 1920. It is located at 1336 Commonwealth Avenue. In 1890, Peoples Saving Bank was a Zar D. Scott and Roger Munger bank in the Palladio building. The Peoples became Central State Bank.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Oreck's Dress Department, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930 - 1940
    • The Oreck's clothing store opened in downtown Duluth at 18 West Superior Street in 1909 in the Hunter Block building as The National Store. It was owned and operated by Lena Polinsky Oreck (died 1928) and Gabriel Oreckovsky (died 1956) or G. A....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northwestern Electric Equipment Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Northwestern Electric Equipment Company was a wholesale firm at 202-204 West Michigan Street. Michigan Street is below and parallel to Superior Street, a block nearer to Lake Superior.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northern National Bank Trust Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1927?
    • The Trust Company window is displaying the Duluth Winter Frolic queen contest promotion. There were Winter Frolics in the years 1926-1929.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Northern Cold Storage and Warehouse Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • Northern Cold Storage was a main structure in the warehouse district on the harbor. It was located at 702 West Railroad Street from at least 1910.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Newspaper Guild strike, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1938-05-28
    • Police use tear gas against massed pickets during the Newspaper Guild Strike. The gas is on First Street near Fifth Avenue West across from the Civic Center.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • 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
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, William K. Rogers house, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • William K. Rogers' Duluth house; Rogers was a native of Ohio who lived in Duluth and advocated for a scenic drive; the 1887 or 1888 drive was known as Rogers Boulevard or Terrace Parkway of Skyline Drive; Forty-fifth avenue west and Michigan...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, St. James Catholic Church, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • West Duluth; St. James Catholic Church; bell tower; brick building; architectural details; 721 North Fifty-seventh Avenue west; fifty-seventh Avenue west and Kinnear Place; houses; sidewalk; streetcar tracks; stained glass windows; landscaping;...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Merritt house, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1928-09-13
    • West Duluth; Merritt House; 3931 West sixth street; this is the earliest photograph of this building later ones have replacement windows and siding; it was later an apartment building; residence; clapboard; architectural details; porches; wrap...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: West Duluth, Leonidas Merritt house, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1914?
    • West Duluth; Merritt House at 4603 Oneota; built by Leonidas Merritt in 1892; this house was later occupied by Alva and Ruth Merritt, Ruth was Leonidas' daughter; the building to the left and rear is an enlargement of Leonidas' office building also...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: Hunter's Park, Washburn School, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Hunter's Park; Washburn School at 201 West St. Andrews Street was built in 1905 with additions in 1926 and 1957; Hunter's Park was named for John Hunter and Ronald Hunter; Glen Avon is named for the glens of Scotland and the river Avon of England...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: East Hillside, Miller Hospital construction, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1933-07-03
    • Miller Hospital Construction; Miller Memorial Hospital was built in 1932 on the site of the razed Ray house at 502 East Second street; the hospital was later named Miller Dwan; a construction shot; car parked; steel beams being placed; Lounsberry ...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: East Hillside, Bethesda Norwegian Lutheran Church, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1937-10
    • Central Hillside; Bethesda Norwegian Lutheran Church interior; became Bethesda Evangelical Lutheran church; 531 East Fifth Street; altar; painted altarpiece; candelabra; hardwood floor; pulpit; pews; ceiling light; stained glass windows; baptismal...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Weather Bureau building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • Central Hillside; Weather Bureau building was built in 1904 and served until February 1950; the address has changed though the building was not moved 631 W Seventh Street; 631 Skyline Parkway; the address from March 1950 to October 1959 was 705...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Lincoln Hotel, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1935?
    • Central Hillside; Lincoln Hotel 309-315 West Second street; brick building; architectural details; lamps on cornice; signs; exterior sconces; painted on building Rates $1.25 Up; cars; sign Beauty Parlor; beauty shop sign in window; buildings;...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Neighborhoods of Duluth: Central Hillside, Emerson School, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Central Hillside; Emerson School 1028 West Third Street; this 12 room brick building by architect A. F. Rudolph was built in 1891; stone foundation; adults; children; power lines; telephone poles; trees; sidewalk; houses
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • National Iron Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1917?
    • National Iron Company was at Fiftieth Avenue West and Ramsey Street. From 1898, it designed and manufactured heavy machinery and structural steel. It employed 190 workers in 1916 with a payroll of $96,000.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Naniboujou Lodge, near Grand Marais, Minnesota

    • 1928?
    • Naniboujou Club or Naniboujou Lodge in Cook County Minnesota near Grand Marais that comprises about 3,300 acres about 125 miles from Duluth about 15 miles from the Pigeon river was opening to many notables. Invitations were sent to 800 members, in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Minnesota Power and Light Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1924?
    • Minnesota Power's building at 30 west Superior Street. Lams and lights are featured in the window display. The company is an operating public utility engaged in generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy in...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Michigan Street businesses, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Block of 214-220 West Michigan Street. The Commerce building is 214-220 West Michigan. The Nelson's Indoor Golf School and John Boshart Paper Company are in the Commerce.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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