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Bygones: 40 years ago, Depot opened replica street scene exhibit

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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News Tribune, June 11, 1982

  • After missing out on Food for Peace shipments earlier this year, the Twin Ports is scheduled to receive 15,000 metric tons of the commodities in August. That's more than one-third the tonnage of Food for Peace shipments that moved through the ports last year.
  • The opening of Duluth's Depot Square exhibit this weekend should mark a large increase in the popularity of the Depot. Depot Square, located on the railroad track level, is a $250,000 replica of a Duluth street scene circa 1910.

News Tribune, June 11, 1922

  • An extension college under the supervision and direction of the University of Minnesota will be established in Duluth next fall, university officials announced yesterday. Classes for the first year will be conducted in the county courthouse, and a building will be erected later.
  • The feast of Corpus Christi, a feast of joy commemorating the institution of the Holy Eucharist by Jesus during the last supper, will be celebrated by Duluth Catholics this Thursday. Plans have been made to accommodate 10,000 people to witness the ceremonies.
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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.
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