Black and white photograph of the Hennepin Bridge from Nicollet Island, c.1868.

First Suspension Bridge in Minneapolis

View of the Hennepin Bridge from Nicollet Island, c.1868.

Black and white photograph of the ground level view of the Hennepin Bridge, c.1868.

First Suspension Bridge, Minneapolis

Ground level view of the Hennepin Bridge, c.1868.

photograph of Reserve Mining Company train

First train of taconite to Silver Bay, Reserve Mining Company

First train of taconite to Silver Bay, Reserve Mining Company, 1955.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of Fisher’s Barber Shop splashed with red paint, c.1940s.

Fisher’s Barber Shop

The exterior of Fisher’s Barber Shop splashed with red paint, c.1940s. During this period, shops perceived as communist—especially those allied with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)—were vandalized with red paint.

Five-string banjo (stringless)

Five-string banjo (stringless)

Banjo made by Franklin Tenney Brawley, a drummer in the Sixth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company G. Brawley made the banjo during the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War from a bed post and a drum head. The Banjo is inlaid with silver coins and features a hand drawn U.S.A. shield and flag.

Black and white photograph of the flag case in the rotunda of the second capitol prior to demolition, 1937. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.

Flag case in the rotunda of the second capitol

Flag case in the rotunda of the second capitol prior to demolition, 1937. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.

Color image of picnic attendees in St. Paul raise the national flag of India at an event held to celebrate India’s independence from Great Britain. Photographed by Anoop Mathur in August 2003.

Flag raising at Indian Independence Day picnic

Picnic attendees in St. Paul raise the national flag of India at an event held to celebrate India’s independence from Great Britain. Photographed by Anoop Mathur in August 2003.

Babes in Toyland’s Kat Bjelland on the cover of the January/February 1991 issue of the fanzine Flipside. The inset image shows (left to right): Lori Barbero; Bjelland; and Michelle Leon.

Flipside cover

Babes in Toyland’s Kat Bjelland on the cover of the January/February 1991 issue of the fanzine Flipside. The inset image shows (left to right): Lori Barbero; Bjelland; and Michelle Leon.

Black and white photograph of flood at Chaska, 1965.

Flood at Chaska

Flood at Chaska, 1965.

Black and white photograph of the flooded NWSA campus during the 1920s.

Flooded NWSA campus

The flooded NWSA campus during the 1920s. Earlier, it had been known to locals as a good duck-hunting grounds.

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