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Minneapolis (Minn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold D. Roth Photographs

Identifier: M/A 0349
Description of Contents

The collection consists of prints, acetate negatives, and glass-plate negatives of photographs taken by Arnold D. Roth in Minneapolis during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Principal subjects include downtown street scenes and businesses, houses, and Minnehaha Falls.

Dates: Late 1800s-1930s

Charlie's Cafe Exceptionale Records

Identifier: M/A 0229
Description of Contents

The collection consists of a variety of materials related to the café and its ownership. These include personal correspondence from both Charles and Louise Saunders, biographical materials, newspaper clippings, various photographs and media, audio recordings, restaurant menus, promotional materials, and assorted artifacts.

Dates: 1929 - 2001

Edward Hathaway Slides

Identifier: M/A 0344

The collection consists of color 35mm slide transparencies of tornado damage from a 1981 Minneapolis tornado and a 1979 Minnetonka tornado, as well as views of Burton Park in Minnetonka, downtown Minneapolis buildings, and Memorial Stadium. All images are available in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections.

Dates: 1979-early 1980s

Historical Survey of Minneapolis Neighborhoods

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 6
Description of Contents From the Collection: This collection includes research materials on a variety of local locations and topics. Specific topics include Cedar Riverside, Lake Harriet, Minnesota fairs (including King’s Fair), William S. King, St. Anthony Falls, River Place, Security Deere, Preservation Matters, Lindsay Warehouse, Freight Station, 9th St. S Historic District, Warehouse District, and the Minneapolis Post Office Main Station. The collection also contains general research on local...
Dates: 1979 - 1994

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

Mac and Holly McDonnell Slides

Identifier: M/A 0341
Description of Contents The collection consists of color 35mm slide transparencies depicting exterior scenes of downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul in 1979. Several of the images are blurry or otherwise of low quality. Landmarks photographed include CenturyLink Building, Hennepin County Medical Center, City Hall, Basilica of St. Mary, Powers, IDS Center, Foshay Tower, Hennepin County Government Center, Berger Fountain, Skyway to IDS Center, Butler Square Atrium, Minneapolis Post Office, Gateway Park...
Dates: 1979

Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) Records

Identifier: M/A 0230
Description of Contents The collection consists of meeting materials, correspondence, administrative documents, building plans, photographic prints and negatives, National Register of Historic Places nomination forms for Minneapolis properties, and reports documenting the work of the Minneapolis Historic Preservation Commission. The collection includes papers that span the years 1970-1987. These papers include meeting agenda and minutes, surveys and reports on proposed preservation sites, correspondence, various...
Dates: 1970 - 1987

Minneapolis Public Library WPA Photographs

Identifier: HCL 086
Description of Contents

Print photographs, negatives, and lantern slides of Minneapolis churches, buildings, parks, and other local scenes. Most photos were taken in the 1930s by WPA-funded library staff. Some photos are reproductions made by library staff from older photos, including the photos of Minneapolis parks. Many lantern slides are from an earlier era, but were colorized by WPA staff.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1930s-1940s

Postcard Collection

Identifier: M/A 0322
Description of Contents

Over 1,800 postcards featuring various Minneapolis and Hennepin County attractions such as parks, hotels, museums, churches, restaurants, and more.

Dates: 1890s-2010s

Robert Moffitt Slides

Identifier: M/A 0345

The collection consists of color slide transparencies of Minneapolis scenes, especially buildings and downtown land use, taken by Minneapolis City Planning Department employee Robert Moffitt from the 1960s to 1990s. Most images are unlabelled.

Dates: 1960s-1990s

Tim O'Toole Photographs

Identifier: M/A 0425
Description of Contents Legal-size manila folders containing print photographs of local houses, businesses, streetscapes, and outdoor locations. Each folder contains multiple photos of one location. These often include a "panorama" (from 14 to 24 inches in length) made by taping together many 4"x6" prints. Prints are adhered to folders with double-sided tape. Folders are labelled with type of location (e.g. bowling alleys, offices) and location name and/or address. Collection also includes two sheets of negatives...
Dates: 1995 - 2006

Woman's Club of Minneapolis Records

Identifier: M/A 0150
Description of Contents

Collection consists of newspaper clippings concerning The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, the club’s yearbooks spanning 1907-2001, miscellaneous brochures and programs produced by the club, and extensive papers regarding the restoration of the Ard Godfrey House.

Dates: 1907 - 2001