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The burial site of Mother Benedicta Riepp, 2015. Riepp's remains were moved in 1884 from St. Cloud, where she died, to the cemetery at Saint Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph.
Gray sky over Lake Vermilion. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff.
Great Northern Depot (right) and Chicago Great Western Freight Station (left), Minneapolis, c.1918.
Great Northern Depot, Minneapolis, 1945.
Postcard showing the Great Northern Railway Depot and a grain elevator behind the depot in Clontarf, c.1880s.
The front of the Great Northern Railway Depot, Minneapolis, 1914.
A grocery store display of Green Giant canned goods, 1969.
A promotional Green Giant doll, c. 1963–1967.
A promotional Green Giant umbrella, 1968.
Exterior of the Griggs House, 432 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, c.1890. Original in Picturesque St. Paul, ed. J.G. Pyle.
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