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Official Governor's Portrait of John S. Pillsbury, 1887. Painted by artist John Antrobus.
John S. Pillsbury Home, 1005 Fifth Street Southeast, Minneapolis, c.1885. Photograph by William H. Jacoby.
A wood-framed, glass-plated sign that hung in the Minnesota governor's office from 1876 to 1884.
Photograph of a gathering of people on the banks of the upper Mississippi River for a prayer meeting conducted by Reverend John Sornberger, c.1910.
John Strauss Sr. with William Blochinger and John Strauss Jr. in front of Strauss Skate Shop, 165 West Kellogg, St. Paul, 1938.
John Strauss, skate maker, 1919.
John A. Johnson presidential campaign button, 1908.
World War I-era Red Cross poster, c.1917.
Joseph Anderson, 1863. Anderson claimed that the command was his, criticized the choice of campsite.
Photograph of Joseph Elsinger, founder of the Golden Rule department store and member of the board of the Crispus Attucks Home, undated.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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