Black and white photograph of James J. Hill, 1864.

James J. Hill, 1864

James J. Hill, 1864.

Black and white photograph of James J. Hill, 1885. Photograph by Hayes Robbins.

James J. Hill, 1885

James J. Hill, 1885. Photograph by Hayes Robbins.

James K. Hilyard

James K. Hilyard

James K. Hilyard, early co-owner of the Western Appeal, c.1886.

James Madison Bowler (with cane) and Leonard A. Rosing, c.1900.

James Madison Bowler and Leonard A. Rosing

James Madison Bowler (with cane) and Leonard A. Rosing, c.1900. Photograph by Charles A. Zimmerman.

Black and white photograph of Jack Baker and James Michael McConnell applying for a marriage license in Minneapolis, 1970.

James Michael McConnell and Jack Baker applying for a marriage license

Jack Baker and James Michael McConnell apply for a marriage license in Minneapolis, 1970.

Color photograph of Jane Smith Williamson’s gravestone at the Greenwood, South Dakota Cemetery.

Jane Smith Williamson’s gravestone at the Greenwood, South Dakota Cemetery

Jane Williamson’s tombstone in the cemetery on the former Yankton Reservation in Greenwood, South Dakota bears a Daughters of the American Revolution marker identifying her as a descendant of a Revolutionary War veteran. Photograph by Lois Glewwe.

Photogravure of Jane Williamson, undated.

Jane Williamson

Photogravure of Jane Williamson, undated. Reproduced in “What Israel Ought to Do,” a Sermon on Home Missionary Work in Minnesota, by Rev. Wm. C. Covert, October 12, 1899. Jane Williamson is the only woman pictured in this overview of Presbyterian missionaries in the early years of the Dakota Mission. The photograph from which this photogravure was made has never been located and its date is unknown.

photograph of a young woman displaying bobbin lace

Janette (Jeannette) Crooks displaying Battenberg lace piece

Janette (Jeannette) Crooks displaying Battenberg lace piece, c. 1900.

Black and white photograph of Japanese American soldiers at Fort Snelling, VJ Day, 1945.

Japanese American soldiers at Fort Snelling, VJ Day

Japanese American soldiers at Fort Snelling, VJ Day, 1945.

Color image of a Japanese bronze Amida Buddha, undated.

Japanese bronze Amida Buddha

Cast bronze Amida Buddha figure shows evidence of blackish red paint and gilding [this is a National Bureau of Standards color]. The figure is seated cross-legged on a hexagonal base with the left upturned palm in the lap and the right hand resting on the right knee with fingers touching the ground. The head of the figure has Asian features with elongated ear lobes and topknot typical of Buddha representations. The statue is marked "Bronze/ 19th Century/ John Bradstreet/ Collection". The sculpture was acquired by Samuel A. Trubshaw as a collector for John S. Bradstreet & Co., Minneapolis, Minn.

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