A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Gangster Alvin Karpis, c.1925. Photograph by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Amanda Lyles, wife of Thomas Lyles, early co-owner of the Western Appeal, c.1913. Photograph by Kregel Photo Parlors.
The Amblard family's automobile garage and clubhouse, Waconia.
Postcard depicting the American fur trading post, c.1836, at Fond du Lac, Duluth, 1940.
Amhoist Complex and Robert Street Bridge, 1969.
Minnesota State Fair employee Brienna Schuette considers whether the Great Minnesota Get-Together can claim to be the biggest state fair in the United States.
1946 University of Minnesota Portrait of Dr. Ancel Keys, Ph.D.
Andrew Peterson, 1880s. Oleson Portrait Studio, Minneapolis.
Shows Andrew Peterson standing by the log cabin he first lived in on the farm. In the background, the later farmhouse that still stands in the 21st century is visible. Waconia, Minnesota.
Photograph of Andrew Stenstrom, a lumberjack sky pilot and primitive painter, painting souvenir items in his Bemidji studio, c.1940.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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