National Guardsmen searching for survivors in the wreckage of the Sea Wing, 1890. The men at left are standing in the Sea Wing’s attached barge, Jim Grant. The Lake City steamer Ethel Howard is in the background.
Nellie Stone Johnson (far right) with NAACP leaders, including Anthony Cassius (far left); publisher Milton G. Williams (third from left); and Howard Bennett, later appointed Minnesota’s first black judge (second from right), 1954.
New township and railroad map of the state of Minnesota, . Author: St. Paul and Sioux City Railroad Company. The St. Paul and Sioux City was one of many railroad lines that carried people and goods, planted towns, and speculated on land.