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Photograph of Marie Frances Robinson Fawcett, third wife of Wilford "Captain Billy" Fawcett, in 1935. Fawcett met Robinson in 1924 when she was working for an American trapshooting organization.
Marine Engine Block, War Production, Cold Spring Granite Company, Cold Spring, c.1943.
Wilford "Captain Billy" Fawcett's daughter Marion and first wife, Viva Claire Meyers, pose for a formal portrait, 1929.
Marion Ramsey Furness, president of the Schubert Club, 1886–1887. Photographer: Street.
Marlborough Apartment Hotel fire, Minneapolis, January 3, 1940.
Map of Minnesota showing the results of the marriage referendum included on ballots for the election held on November 6, 2012. Counties marked in red indicate a majority of “no” votes; counties marked in green indicate a majority of “yes” votes.
Minnesotans for Marriage booth at the Minnesota State Fair. Photographed by Tony Webster on September 2, 2012.
Martha George Ripley, M.D., c.1890. Engraver: Samuel Sartain.
Martha George Rogers Ripley, c.1868.
Martin L. Webb, Private, Fourth Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
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