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This Confederate cavalry saber, along with its scabbard, was captured by Private George W. Buswell, Company B, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, at Fort Blakely, Alabama, April 9, 1865.
Congressman John T. Bernard at Mesaba Co-op Park, 1938. Image used with the permission of the Iron Range Research Center, Chisholm.
Congressman Melvin Maas (right) with a disabled constituent, 1930.
Conservation Corps knapsack used by Fred Fretheim, CCC Company 3707, Two Harbors, Minnesota, ca. 1936–1937.
Exterior of Deerwood Auditorium exterior under construction, c.1936.
Deerwood Auditorium interior under construction, c.1936.
Building the wading pool in St. Paul's Central Park, 1929. The view is south-southeast. Photograph by the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.
1940 Charles Biederman sculpture. Painted wood and metal rods; 62½ x 48¾ x 10¾ in.
Construction of a stone building by CCC Company 2710, Gooseberry Falls, ca. 1938.
Construction of a new building for B'nai Abraham Congregation (later B'nai Emet Synagogue) at Ottawa Avenue and Highway 7, St. Louis Park, December 8, 1958.
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