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Musket stock used by the North West Fur Company. Made between 1790 and 1800.
National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic held in Minneapolis, 1884.
Decorative arch spanning a Minneapolis street during a Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment held in Minneapolis, 1884.
A color postcard showing the National Farmers Bank of Owatonna, c.1920.
Fabric button commemorating the founders of the National Grange, including Minnesota farmer Oliver H. Kelley, created 1875–1899.
Minnesota National Guard at the truck drivers' strike, Minneapolis, 1934.
National Guard giving out clothing to refugees, 1918.
National Guard troops keeping a crowd back during a raid on strike headquarters in Minneapolis, 1934.
National Guardsmen searching for survivors in the wreckage of the Sea Wing, 1890. The men at left are standing in the Sea Wing’s attached barge, Jim Grant. The Lake City steamer Ethel Howard is in the background.
Poster produced for the National War Garden Commission. Designed by illustrator James Montgomery Flagg, c.1918.
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