Black and white photograph of a drawing room decorated for Charlotte Hill's wedding to George T. Slade at the James J. Hill house, 240 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, 1901. Photographed by Charles A. Zimmerman.

Drawing room decorated for Charlotte Hill's wedding to George T. Slade

Drawing room decorated for Charlotte Hill's wedding to George T. Slade at the James J. Hill house, 240 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, 1901. Photographed by Charles A. Zimmerman.

Oil on canvas painting depicting Dred Scott at Fort Snelling by David Geister, 2013.

Dred Scott at Fort Snelling

Dred Scott at Fort Snelling, c.1837. Oil on canvas painting by David Geister, 2013.

Color photograph of a dress made out of butter cartons used at the Minnesota State Fair, 1965.

Dress made out of butter cartons used at the Minnesota State Fair

Dress made out of butter cartons used at the 1965 Minnesota State Fair to promote the American Dairy Association of Minnesota. The dress has a Bertha collar and center back zipper; hook-and-eye closure at the collar; and a matching lined cape-let with a center front opening and plain rounded neckline edged in rick rack. A band with hidden buttons and snaps holds the cape and neckline in place. The A-line skirt has a waistline band with two plastic buttons and buttonholes in front and an inverted front pleat edged in rick rack. Round-cornered squares have been cut out from one-pound butter cartons representing various Minnesota creameries and machine-stitched onto the cape and skirt in horizontal rows to a stiffened interfacing.

Color image of a dress worn by Mary T. Hill for portrait sitting, 1913.

Dress worn by Mary T. Hill for portrait sitting

Dress worn by Mary T. Hill for portrait sitting, 1913.

Color scan of a dressing gown worn by Mary T. Hill, c.1910.

Dressing gown worn by Mary T. Hill

Dressing gown worn by Mary T. Hill, c.1910.

Drs. Charles Horace Mayo and William James Mayo

Drs. Charles Horace Mayo and William James Mayo

Drs. Charles H. Mayo and William J. Mayo in the first operating room at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, 1904.

Black and white photograph of Drummond Hall, c.1890.

Drummond Hall

Drummond Hall, which later became the Northeast Neighborhood House, c.1890.

Drumsticks

Drumsticks

Musician John Schaefer of the Eighth Minnesota, Company K used these drumsticks during the Civil War.

Duck hunters returning after hunting on Heron Lake

Duck hunters returning after hunting on Heron Lake

Duck hunters returning after hunting on Heron Lake, c.1887. Heron Lake, in southern Minnesota, attracted many market hunters by the turn of the twentieth century.

Black and white photograph of Duluth & Northeastern Railroad yards after the fire, 1918.

Duluth & Northeastern Railroad yards after the fire

Duluth & Northeastern Railroad yards after the fire, 1918.

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