Duluth’s North Star Festival and Golden Jubilee of 1920

The Duluth Public Library’s Vintage Duluth blog has published a feature on Duluth’s North Star Festival and Golden Jubilee, which took place 100 years ago. The events marked Duluth’s 50th year as a city.

The photos above, by Hugh McKenzie, appeared in the Aug. 14, 1920 Duluth Herald with the following caption:

Description of Accompanying Pictures
Top — Grandstand and space where pageant will be staged. Second row — Left, fire dance; right, gnome and fairies in dance of “Night and Dawn.” Third row — Left, “Night and Dawn” dance; right, reading from left to right, Evelyn Cloutier, Alta Nylander and Myrtle Hobbs, three leading feminine roles in Indian scenes. Bottom row — Left, reading from left to right, Charles Hobbs, Harold McDowell and Daniel Morrison, leading male roles in Indian scenes; right, gnomes and elves in “Night and Dawn” dance — 100 in dance.

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