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Black and white photograph of Finnegaard pioneer home, Holden.

Finnegaard pioneer home, Holden

The rough Goodhue County first home of Norwegian settler Mikkel Finnegaard is pictured in 1934. Finnegaard settled in Holden Township in the county's southwest corner, described in 1874 as a "compact mass of Norwegians."

Fire Department, No. 3 Station, Pantown, St. Cloud, c.1919

Fire Department, No. 3 Station, Pantown, St. Cloud

Outdoor shot of fire truck pulling out of No. 3 Station, Pantown, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Pantown homes visible in background, c.1919.

Color image of Firefighter monument, 2014.

Firefighter monument

Photograph of a memorial to fallen firefighters erected by the Board of Fire Commissioners in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery in 1891. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Photograph of First Baptist Church, Minneapolis

First Baptist Church, Minneapolis

Photograph of First Baptist Church at Fifth Street and Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. Created by William H. Jacoby in 1878.

Black and white photograph of First Battalion, Minnesota Motor Corps Band at Camp Lakeview, Lake City, Minnesota, September, 1918.

First Battalion, Minnesota Motor Corps Band

First Battalion, Minnesota Motor Corps Band at Camp Lakeview, Lake City, Minnesota, September, 1918. Photograph from Minnesota Historical Society Sound and Visual Collection II.4.

Black and white photograph of the first train depot, built by the Merritts at Mountain Iron, 1893.

First Depot at Mountain Iron

The first train depot, built by the Merritts at Mountain Iron was part of a larger railroad project heavily bankrolled by John D. Rockefeller, 1893.

First farmhouse, Oliver Kelley farm, Sherburne County

First farmhouse, Oliver Kelley farm, Sherburne County

First farmhouse, Oliver Kelley farm, Sherburne County, c.1865.

First Mayo Clinic Office, Rochester

First Mayo Clinic Office, Rochester

First Mayo Clinic office, Rochester, 1883.

Black and white photograph of the Merritts' first mining operation on the Mesabi, c.1892.

First mine on Mesabi Range, near Mountain Iron

The Merritts' first mining operation on the Mesabi, c.1892.

Black and white photograph of first mine on Mesabi Range, near Mountain Iron, c.1892.

First mine on Mesabi Range, near Mountain Iron

First mine on Mesabi Range, near Mountain Iron, c.1892.

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