A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
The interior of the Woolworth's store at Southdale shopping center on opening day in 1956. The image speaks to the importance of consumption and retail in the twentieth century business landscape. Photograph by Norton & Peel.
Faculty of the State School, c.1885.
Fallout shelter water storage can, c.1950s.
Falls of St. Anthony, c.1865. Photograph by Joel Emmons Whitney. Water power provided the energy for the saw and flour mills that put Minneapolis on the map.
Black and white photograph of St. Anthony Falls taken c.1860.
Family civil defense drill, 1953.
Family of Frederick Spangenberg Sr., c.1900.
Pure wool blanket manufactured by Faribault Woolen Mill Company, 1992.
Faribo brand wool blanket in its original box, woven by Faribault Woolen Mills, 1970.
Farm buildings at the State School, 1905.
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