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Alexander Ramsey, Territorial Governor circa 1848.
The tombstone of Minnesota governor Alexander Ramsey and his wife, Anna Earl Ramsey, in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 20, 2014.
Colonel Alexander Wilkin, c.1863.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "Summer Skies," c.1947.
Alexis Jean Fournier c.1930.
Alexis Jean Fournier (on right), with English writer Richard LaGallienne, 1908.
Alexis Jean Fournier with painters palette, c.1930.
Alfred Merritt, and his wife Jane, c.1900. While Leonidas led the mining operation, it was Alfred that brought suit against John D. Rockefeller.
General Alfred H. Sully (here as a colonel, c. 1862) commanded the Northwest Indian Expeditions of 1864 and 1865.
Alice Ames Winter, c.1923. Winter was chair of the Woman’s Committee of the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety and the Minnesota Woman’s Committee of the Council of National Defense.
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