CHISHOLM — Nearly 100 years ago, a blind woman from Duluth launched a business intended to provide jobs for blind people on the Iron Range. The Range Broom Factory in Chisholm operated until 1943 and was a unique employment opportunity previously unavailable to those with vision loss. I was first introduced to this story while another UMD student and I […]
Nov. 1 1841: Father Lucien Galtier dedicates his log church to “St. Paul, the apostle of nations.” This name is deemed superior to “Pig’s Eye,” the community’s previous moniker, and St. Paul is incorporated as a town on this date in 1849. The log structure later serves as the first school of the Sisters of St. Joseph, and in 1856 […]
First grade students at Eveleth’s Lincoln School in 1917. 1st row, l. to r.: Joe Cerjanc, Arsindo Marrucci, Gdmar Anderson, Ernest Juola, Rudy Niemi, Arthur Dalin, Frank Anzele, Bud Erickson. 2nd row, l. to r.: Arthur M orrison, Carl Strand, Anna Uha… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me […]
Dr. More and his horse-drawn sleigh, 1890s. Photos courtesy of Archives and Special Collections, University of Minnesota Duluth (General Historic Photograph Collection). EDITOR’S NOTE: This memoir was written by Eveleth pioneer Dr. Charles W. More… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.