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James G. Smith Correspondence and Photographs

Identifier: M/A 0040
Description of Contents The collection contains World War II correspondence and photographs organized chronologically. It documents a US soldier's life during World War II, beginning as an enlistee in the US Army in March 1942 and ending with his return home and release from duty in October 1945. Included are letters to his wife and parents detailing his everyday life and concerns while being acutely aware of the need to censor his letters for privacy and national security concerns. Also included are personal...
Dates: 1942 - 1945

James Taulman Slides

Identifier: M/A 0321
Description of Contents

These photographs were taken in 1980 by the photographer James Taulman as part of a multi-city survey of urban architecture which Taulman conducted for the Trammel Crow Company. The bulk of the images are of Minneapolis and suburban buildings. There are also a couple dozen images of St. Paul buildings.

Dates: 1980

Jane Dohm Scrapbook

Identifier: M/A 0339
Description of Contents

The collection consists of one scrapbook compiled by Jane Dohm during her undergraduate years at the University of Minnesota from 1945 to 1949. Dohm was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority, and the scrapbook primarily chronicles the sorority's dances and events. Contents include photographs, correspondence, event programs, newspaper clippings, and corsages.

Dates: 1945 - 1949

Jane Pejsa Collection on Emily Peake

Identifier: M/A 0244
Description of Contents

The collection consists of research notes and manuscript materials for Jane Pejsa's biography about Emily Peake. The notes and materials are organized chronologically like the book, and all the folders are labeled with chapter or section titles.

Dates: 1920 - 1995

Jean Kennedy WAC Correspondence

Identifier: M/A 0367
Description of Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and Army documents from Jean Kennedy's World War II service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946. The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Kennedy to her father, aunt, and other family members in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Letters were sent from Des Moines, Iowa; Clovis, New Mexico; Calcutta, India; and Chungking and Shanghai, China.Family members copied some letters to share with each other. These copies are...
Dates: 1944 - 1946

Jean Ward Collection on the Lake Harriet School

Identifier: M/A 0239
Description of Contents

Collection includes correspondence; newspaper clippings; meeting minutes; and studies statistics, and reports prepared by activist organizations, the Minneapolis school board, the city of Minneapolis, Jean Ward, and others. Includes floor plans for the Lake Harriet School in 1956 and revisions for the community center design.

Dates: 1970 - 1982

Jeanette May Papers

Identifier: M/A 0257
Description of Contents This collection documents Jeanette May and her community activism through meeting minutes, proposals, by-laws, correspondence, brochures, government documents, memos, and other records associated with the following organizations: St. Anthony East Neighborhood Association (SAENA); Project NEAT; Northeast Community Organization (NECO); Project Area Committee (PAC); Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC); I-335 Concerned Citizens Committee (I-335 CCC); and Alternate to I-355 Land Use...
Dates: 1965 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

Jeffrey Grosscup Photographs

Identifier: M/A 0319
Description of Contents

Color print photographs and 35mm slides of Twin Cities locations, businesses, and people from the 1970s to 1990s. Many photos were taken for corporate clients and include scenes from the health care, higher education, and social service industries.

Dates: 1970 - 2000

Jessaline Scott Papers

Identifier: M/A 0089
Description of Contents

The collection includes records from Jessaline Scott’s work as the first female Hennepin County Commissioner. Materials include campaign materials, meeting materials, publications, and newspaper clippings. Topics of interest include Phyllis Wheatly Community Center, child welfare, highways, hospitals, and libraries.

Dates: 1960 - 1971

John F. Glanton Photographic Negatives

Identifier: M/A 0316
Description of Contents

834 black and white 4”x5” negatives taken in the late 1940s by Minneapolis photographer John Glanton. The photos show the African American community in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Photos were taken with a Graflex camera.

Dates: 1945 - 1950

John H. Kammerdiener Photographs

Identifier: M/A 0361
Description of Contents

The collection includes over 200 black-and-white photographs taken by John H. Kammerdiener of buildings and locations in Minneapolis and the Twin Cities. The bulk of the photographs are building exteriors. Original photographs consist of print photographs and sheet negatives on safety film. The best point of access to the photographs is the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections, where photos are identified by subject, date, and location.

Dates: 1917 - 1965

John H. Mitchell, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M/A 0031
Description of Contents

The collection consists of two boxes containing various clippings, correspondence, memorabilia and ephemera related to Mitchell's family and personal life, his advertising agency and the Minneapolis Advertising Club, and his work with the Boy Scouts of America. The collection also includes photographs of Minneapolis and Southern Minnesota taken during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1890s-1940s

John W. Powell Papers

Identifier: M/A 0053
Description of Contents

Biographical clippings, an obituary, and a baccalaureate speech delivered by Rev. John W. Powell at the University of Minnesota on June 9, 1940. The collection also includes a bound, handwritten manuscript entitled Isaiah.

Dates: 1911 - 1953

Jordan Area Community Council Records

Identifier: M/A 0397
Description of Contents The records include board of directors material, committee memos and minutes, administrative and financial documents, event and meeting files, correspondence, pamphlets and promotional material, project and subject files, print photographs, and publications created or compiled by the JACC from its founding in 1964 to 1997.The collection documents JACC’s projects and programming, with topics including home and neighborhood improvement, new development, work with the Neighborhood...
Dates: 1964 - 1997

Jordan Library Records

Identifier: HCL 054

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Jordan Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1922 to 1971. Jordan Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library and closed in 1971. Located inside Jordan Junior High School, the library served both the school and local communities. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.

Dates: 1922 - 1971

Joseph Zalusky Papers

Identifier: M/A 0075
Description of Contents

The collection consists of two processed boxes of photographs, one box of biographical information and newspaper clippings, and a variety of unprocessed materials. Unprocessed materials include publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials created or compiled by Zalusky and his daughter, Ruth Thorstenson.

Dates: mid 1800s-mid 1900s

J.S. Futcher Papers

Identifier: M/A 0390
Description of Contents Correspondence and documents chronicling J.S. Futcher's thirty-year career as a science teacher in the Minneapolis Public Schools from 1957 to 1985. Materials include notes and compiled memories written by Mr. Futcher, original or duplicate copies of school publications and correspondence, correspondence with past students, and student notebooks created in Mr. Futcher's classes. The collection was arranged by Mr. Futcher in rough chronological order. There is an index page in the front of...
Dates: 1954 - 2021

June Loretta Taylor Murphy and Loretta Samels Taylor Family Papers

Identifier: M/A 0331
Description of Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook, programs, photographs, realia, and a My Golden School Days journal belonging to Loretta Samels and her daughter June Loretta Taylor. Both women attended St. Margaret's Academy in the early 1900s, and the materials relate to this school.

Dates: 1906 - 1990

Kate Johnson Collection on Harry Wild Jones

Identifier: M/A 0093
Description of Contents The collection contains researcher Kate Johnson's photographs and notes (1977) and two photocopied volumes (1860-1917) of Harry and Bertha Jones' family photographs. Johnson's research notes apparently were gleaned from approximately six different scrapbooks and albums. The photocopied volumes consist of images mainly depicting various Jones family members (at home and on excursions), but include occasional buildings and rooms, including Jones' college dormitory room and architectural...
Dates: 1860 - 1977

Keith Smith Pride Photographs

Identifier: M/A 0352
Description of Contents

The collection contains photographs taken by Keith Smith at the 1991 and 2005 Gay Pride parades and celebrations. The 1991 photos include Amon Peterson, Smith's partner, recipient of the Dick Hanson Memorial Award from Equal Time and Lavender, Inc. The award recognized Smith's work in AIDS education.

Dates: 1991 - 2005

Ken Fletcher Papers

Identifier: M/A 0281
Description of Contents The collection consists of a binder containing two distinct sections. The first section contains a report prepared by Fletcher in 1976 (with a foreword added in 1981) for the Hiawatha Avenue Citizens Advisory Committee advocating for a light rail line along Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis. Fletcher's proposal includes a suggested route map, mockups of stations and crossings, financial estimates and comparisons to light rail projects then underway in other cities. Fletcher's proposal also...
Dates: 1976 - 1987

Kenwood Monday Club Programs

Identifier: M/A 0194
Description of Contents

Collection consists of an incomplete set of programs from 1895 to 1930. The programs include lists of officers and members, presenters and topics for each meeting, and presentation time limit.

Dates: 1895 - 1930

Ladies' Shakespeare Club Programs

Identifier: M/A 0196
Description of Contents

The collection consists of an incomplete set of programs from 1908 to 1935. The yearly program is titled by the play(s) or other study topics which were studied that year. Each program outlines the agenda for each meeting and its presenters, officers for the year, constitution, and membership.

Dates: 1908 - 1935

Larry Millett Lost Twin Cities Databases

Identifier: M/A 0422
Description of Contents Microsoft Excel databases of lost architecture in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Databases include athletic facilities; bridges; churches and synagogues; commercial and office buildings; hotels, motels and rooming houses; houses and apartment buildings; industrial buildings and structures; institutional buildings; natural features; parks and public spaces; public buildings; restaurants, bars and night clubs; schools and collegiate buildings; signs and "street furniture;" temporary structures;...
Dates: 1988 - 2023

Laurence Jensen and Linnea Schonstedt Papers

Identifier: M/A 0238
Description of Contents Correspondence, cards, photos, newspaper clippings, paper money from Buchenwald, newspapers (war publication of the Star Journal), notice of award of bronze star medal, (April 13, 1945) and school autograph book. Feb 23, 1942 “I just had a little discussion with one of the fellows I’m sure what he thinks of me. I told him that I wasn’t mad at either the Japs or Germans but rather at the big shots of this...
Dates: 1927 - 1977

Lawrence Irvin Papers

Identifier: M/A 0019
Description of Contents This collection documents the career of Minneapolis city planner Lawrence Irvin. While the whole of the collection dates from 1957-1984, the bulk of the material reflects the later years of Irvin’s career, dating from the mid-1970s through 1981. Although much of the material was created by Irvin when he served as Planning Director Emeritus, the subject contents heavily reflect work done early in his career. Collection materials include newspaper clippings; major project presentations,...
Dates: 1957 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1981

League of Women Voters of Minneapolis Records

Identifier: M/A 0198
Description of Contents

The collection includes newspaper clippings (1920s-1990s), meeting minutes (1920s-1970s), and miscellaneous pamphlets, reports, booklets, handouts, announcements, and programs. Also included are a bank ledger with receipts. This collection shows that the League covered a broad range of issues. Some included homelessness, immigration, and election laws.

Dates: 1928 - 1999

Leo Bernat Papers

Identifier: M/A 0042
Description of Contents Records documenting the nomination and confirmation process for a Housing and Redevelopment Agency Commissioner. Includes semiannual and annual reports by Commissioner Bernat with his interpretation of actions by the Minneapolis Housing and Redevelopment Authority (MHRA). Includes information on the following topics/debates: site selection for a new domed stadium in Minneapolis in the Industry Square area and discussions of remodeling Memorial Stadium or Metropolitan Stadium, 1974-1976;...
Dates: 1967 - 1977

Let's Bowl Records

Identifier: M/A 0399
Description of Contents

Scripts, production files, press clippings and other materials from the Let's Bowl television program from 1999 to 2001. Some episodes include multiple script drafts. Materials created and collected by Ken Bradley, one of the show's writers and directors.

Dates: 1999 - 2001

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