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    • Edward Duffield Neill at the White House, Washington, D.C.

    • 1864 - 1865
    • Scrap of lined paper with a photograph mounted in the center. The photo shows three men posing in front of the White House: one standing, one leaning against a statue, and one reclining on the ground at the base of the statue. The handwritten note...
    • Macalester College
    • Harris Brothers Forge and Rolling Mill, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1891
    • Harris Brothers Forge and Rolling Mill began in the Irondale area in 1891. This mill turned bundles of scrap iron into large balls which were made into various shapes and forms. Seventy-five company homes were built for workers and their families...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Harry Silberstein driving a Paper-Calmenson scrap metal pick-up wagon, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Harry Silberstein driving a horse-drawn wagon used for collecting scrap metal. Scrap metal salvage was one of the occupations accessible to Jews. For immigrants leaving Europe in the late 1880s, scrap collection was an open field which required...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Scrap Book of Duluth State Normal School 1901 - 1907

    • 1901 - 1907
    • Duluth State Normal School scrapbook covering 1901 - 1907. The scrapbook was compiled by Normal School Librarian Katherine W. Ensign. It includes news clippings, photographic prints, brochures, programs, printed invitations to formal campus events,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
    • Scrap Book of Duluth State Normal School 1907 - 1914

    • 1907-1914
    • Duluth State Normal School scrapbook covering 1907 - 1914. The scrapbook was compiled by Normal School Librarian Ruth Ely. It includes news clippings, photographic prints, brochures, programs, printed invitations to formal campus events,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
    • Wagon with Weinberg Department Store logo on the cab, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Horses pull a wagon down a street in Minneapolis. Raphael Weinberg and his son Ben owned Weinberg's Department store, located on Central Avenue in North Minneapolis. Weinberg's five daughters also worked in the store.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Carleton Cane Rush, 1911

    • 1911
    • Spectators watching action of the annual freshmen-sophomore "cane rush," a scrap on the northwest corner of the Bald Spot, in front of Willis Hall and Sayles-Hill gymnasium.
    • Carleton College Archives
    • Scrap pile in Northwestern Iron and Metal Yard, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1912
    • Photograph of a scrap pile with a woman sitting in the foreground while a man can be seen standing in the background. Sam Karon founded Northwestern Scrap Iron and Metal Company in Duluth.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Scrap Book of Duluth State Normal School 1915 - 1921

    • 1915-1921
    • Duluth State Normal School scrapbook covering 1915 - 1921. The scrapbook was compiled by Normal School Librarian Ruth Ely. It includes news clippings, photographic prints, brochures, programs, printed invitations to formal campus events,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
    • World War I home front, paper drive, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • World War I home front; war drives; paper drives; children; Red Cross; people; 1st street; Board of Trade building; truck
    • 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
    • Paper Calmenson scrap metal collection truck and workers, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1922
    • A truck loaded with sacks. A man can be seen driving the truck and two other men are leaning against it. Harry Silberstein is at the rear of the truck.The company was founded in 1891 by Lewis Paper and Moses Calmenson. The collection yard was...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Sign at scrap yard urging scrap donations for war effort, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1942-07-16
    • Lyndale Auto Parts was located on the North Side. The scrap yard featured signs asking the public to donate their scrap metal to help with the war effort. This sign appeals to a civilian's sense of patriotism and urgency in aiding the war effort.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Junkyard scene, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1942-07-16
    • A man stands loading or unloading salvage from the back of a truck. Salvage was one area of industry where Jews immigrating to the U.S. around the turn of the century were able to participate and thrive. Salvage owners took in scrap metals,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Annual Report of the County Extension Service in Dodge County Minnesota 1942

    • 1942-10
    • The 1942 Dodge County Extension annual report contains three documents: 13-page Annual Extension Review, Analyses, Interpretation and Presentation Summary; 62-page Extension Narrative Report; 81-page 4-H Narrative. The Narrative report contains:...
    • Dodge County Extension Office, University of Minnesota Extension
    • Letter of Commendation for Lyndale Auto Parts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1942-11-21
    • Lyndale Auto Parts was a North Minneapolis auto salvage business located on Washington Avenue. During the war effort, Lyndale Auto Parts was part of the national effort to collect scrap metal to recycle for war production. The letter describes an...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Civil War Cannon Removal, Pipestone, Minnesota

    • 1943-06
    • Cement base for Civil War Cannon monument being broken up by two county workers with sledge hammers. The cannon was removed as part of a scrap metal drive to support the war effort.
    • Pipestone County Historical Society
    • Annual Report of the County Extension Service in Dodge County Minnesota 1943

    • 1943-10
    • The 1943 Dodge County Extension Service Annual report contains three documents: 13-page Annual Extension Review, Analyses, Interpretation and Presentation Summary; 62-page Extension Narrative Report; 81-page 4-H Narrative. The Extension Narrative...
    • Dodge County Extension Office, University of Minnesota Extension
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore boat exiting harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1945?
    • View of the Aerial Lift Bridge with lift span raised to allow the William B. Schiller to leave the harbor. Built in 1910, the Schiller was laid up in 1974 and sold for scrap in 1978.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Interstate Bridge With The Span Open, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963-05-19
    • The Interstate Bridge between Duluth and Superior, originally called the "Duluth-Superior Bridge", was owned by the Great Northern railroad but never used by them. It was used by the Soo Line from 1909 until its closure in December 1961 when the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 13

    • 1916-08-19
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 32

    • 1916-12-30
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume V, Number 48

    • 1917-04-21
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume VIII, Number 15

    • 1919-08-30
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume IX, Number 10

    • 1920-07-24
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • The Jaysee Echo (Rochester, Minnesota), Volume 9, Number 7

    • 1941-01-15
    • The Jaysee Echo is a bi-weekly newspaper published by the students of Rochester Junior College. It includes summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc), articles on a variety of subjects, social events, and other topics of interest...
    • Rochester Community and Technical College
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume IV, Number 17

    • 1915-09-18
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume IV, Number 25

    • 1915-11-13
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume IV, Number 49

    • 1916-04-29
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining Review, Volume VI, Number 17

    • 1917-09-15
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter is an international mining trade publication. It began as a weekly publication in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1912. It changed its name to Skillings' Mining Review in July 1916 (dropping the apostrophe in 1993). ...
    • Iron Range Research Center

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