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Bygones: Theodore Roosevelt painting unveiled at Gary-New Duluth YMCA 100 years ago

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, Sept. 14, 1982

  • Hibbing Taconite Co. rumbled to life yesterday as 875 employees returned to work for the first time in ten weeks. The plant laid off 875 of its 1,215 employees in a shutdown July 4 to reduce burgeoning stockpiles of taconite.
  • Owners of the Holiday Inn and Mall in downtown Duluth want permission from the city to convert more public space into retail stores and restaurants. They say the change will give the mall more life and give customers more to choose from.

News Tribune, Sept. 14, 1922

  • Plans for the Nov. 11 Armistice Day celebration in Superior were discussed last night at a meeting of the American Legion Superior Post No. 65. The plans include a parade featuring the Duluth American Legion Band, a ball game, and a boxing match.
  • A patriotic program will mark the unveiling of a portrait of the late Theodore Roosevelt at the Gary-New Duluth branch of the YMCA tomorrow night. The painting was donated to the YMCA with the understanding that it be unveiled with a patriotic service.
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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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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.