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This page provides a list of links to those Old Newspaper Articles that mention or are related to the Jews of Tower. These links are also included in the chronologically sorted main list. There may be others of interest in the main list that are not included here.

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Chronological List of Links to News Articles regarding the Jews of Tower

1883-2-9 Vermillion Lake Iron Mines - -
1883 The Vermillion Lake Iron Mines, text. - The Vast Importance Attached to them St. Paul. - What Is said of them by Geo. H. and S. P. Ely, two of the Iron Kings of the Continent. - Company Ready to go Ahead and Spend $4,000,000 Inside of Fifteen Months. Should theri Land Grant be Extended. - Want to Have the Road Completed to Duluth by May 1884.

1887-8-8 Tower, Minnesota, iron range - - 1887 Tower: photos, Gens in Tower's Crown of Beauty.

1888-4-10 Tower, P. J. Richwine hustler - - Personals: P J Richwine, the Tower hustler is in the city.

1889-7-26 Charlemagne Tower obit. - - 1889 Charlemagne Tower. Death of the Man Who Developed the Iron Resources of Minnesota-The Opening of the Vermillion Range and Its Sale to a Syndicate in 1887.

1895-12-20 Abraham Levine - - 1895 Became Suddenly Insane. Abraham Levine, a Former Duluth Clothier Brought Down From Tower A Raving Maniac. Bell clothing house on Supeior t. Brewery business at Tower.

1897-10-7 Tower, M. Shapiro, child burned

1898-3-27 Loeb, Silberstein, Gidding - - 1898 Quiet Home Wedding. Miss Florence Silberstein and Jacob M. Gidding Married. Affair a Quiet One and Takes Place at Home of Bride's Parents-Mr. and Mrs. Gidding Leave on Extended Wedding Trip Before Going to Their Home in Bloomsberg, Pa.-Many Handsome Presents. Mr. and Mrs. B. Silberstein, Dr. Sigmund Frey, Edward A. Silberstein, Irene Silberstein. Mrs. A. Bondy, Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Bondy, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Winterfield, Miss Fannie Weiss-Denver, George L. Ryan-Tower, Sadie Plechner- St. Paul, Robert Marcus, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Weiss-grandparents-Detroit. Joseph Silberstein-Budapest.

1901-11-1 Tower history - - 1901 Pioneer Mining Town. Tower Occupies Unique Position in History of Iron Ore Business

1902-12-14 Tower - - 1902 Tower Has Yet To See Its Best Days. Town named after Charlamagne Tower, author-ambassador, president of the Duluth & Iron Range road. Vermillion range., iron ore. (ambassador to Germany)

1905-7-29 Tower- Max Shapiro, Opera House - - 1905 Tower To Have An Opera House. Max Shapiro, building formerly C. H. Oppel & Sons, general store.

1906-7-22 Tower-Max Shapiro - - 1906 Tower: Nelson Lands To Be Explored At Once. Max Shapiro.

1906-10-2 Tower, Max Shapiro, drill

1907-9-22 Tower, Minn. - - 1907 News Of The Ranges. Hopes Of Towr Citizens Wrapped Up On Beautiful Vermilion Lake.

1908-9-12 HarryWitz, cigar, Store Closed - - 1908 Cigar Store Closed, Harry Witz, 1110 Tower avenue, Tom Reed Cigar Co.

1909-8-25 Ida Gordon, Tower, teacher applicants

1910-4-18 Queen Esther, Tower - - “Queen Esther” Given By Tower Singers, Kolb, cast: Rosie Segelbaum

1911-5-25 Tower-Abraham Gordon grad. - - 1911 Tower: Twenty-One To Be Graduated. Exercises Closing School Year at Tower to Take Place June 1 at the Operahouse. Abraham Gordon

1914-6-21 Tower-Ida Gordon teacher - - 1914 Tower Teachers Sign Contracts For Year. Ida Gordon, second grade teacher.

1916-5-18 Tower, daughter killed - - 1916 Dies From Injuries. Miss Gertrude Tower Dies In Philadelphia Hospital as Resut of Accident. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlemagne Tower. Charlemagne Tower II lives in Duluth

1917-1-14 Mrs. Charlamagne Tower wed - - 1917 Charming Duluth Society Girl Is Brid Of Prominent Easterner. Mrs. Charlemagne Tower, Jr. Miss Barbara Rupley

1917-2-5 Tower-Max Shapiro, corner lot - - 1917 Tower: Duluthian Offers Lot For Tower Public Hall. Max Shapiro, a former Towerite.

1917-5-3 Tower Dr. Samuel R. Cohen dentist - - 1917 Dr. Samuel R. Cohen, dentist, photo, Tower.

1922-4-1 Sarah Gordon obit., Gilbert, Tower

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Chronological List of Links to News Articles regarding the Jews of Tower

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Most articles were researched and submitted by Karen Alpert Entous.
Primary source: GenealogyBank.com

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