A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Map of North America drawn by John Mitchell in 1755.
Cabinet photograph of John Nininger taken c.1875
John O'Connor during the height of his power in St. Paul, c.1912.
John Quincy Adams, editor of the Western Appeal, c.1892.
John Quincy Adams, editor of the Western Appeal, and founding member of the St. Paul NAACP, ca.1922.
Captain Cady was killed on June 11, 1863, in a clash with Dakota Indians near Lake Kandiyohi.
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.
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