Black and white photograph of the Church of St. Malachy, Clontarf, 1878.

Church of St. Malachy, Clontarf

Church of St. Malachy, Clontarf, 1878.

Black and white photograph of a Cinco de Mayo parade, West side, 1938.

Cinco de Mayo parade, West side

Cinco de Mayo parade, West side, 1938.

Circular explaining the location of "half-breed" Dakota scrip, March 21, 1857.

Circular explaining the location of "half-breed" Dakota scrip

Initial page of a circular distributed by the General Land Office and dated March 21, 1857. The circular explains how land will be divided among the "Dacotah or Sioux Half-breeds or Mixed-bloods" following the act approved by Congress on July 17, 1854.

City Hall

City Hall

The first City Hall building of Waconia, c.1890. This building was destroyed during the Waconia Cyclone on August 20, 1904. When the upper floor fell, wooden chairs on that floor remained standing perfectly straight in their rows.

Black and white photograph of Waconia City Hall after the storm, 1904.

City Hall after the storm

Up close detail of the damage done to the City Hall, 1904. In the center can be seen the rows of chairs dropped with the second story which remained standing in their rows.

Black and white photograph of civil defense instructor training, 1962.

Civil defense instructor training

Civil defense instructor training, 1962.

Civil War bullets

Civil War bullets

Six bullets retrieved from the Mill Springs Battlefield by George L. Gates, Co. A, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Image of hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black hoops with rope tuning cords.

Civil War drum

Hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black hoops with rope tuning cords. The drum was used in the Civil War by Calvin R. Fix, a private in the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment who rose to the rank of Principal Musician in the Eleventh Minnesota.

Color image of Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Civil War saxhorn

Civil War saxhorn

Saxhorn used by Kelsey D. Chase, Co. K, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

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