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Daniel Chester French, 1902. Photographed by James E. Purdy.
Four trade beads created in the eighteenth or early nineteenth century. These European-made objects took on new meaning and significance in the context of the fur trade.
David Draper Dayton, 1919.
David M. Clough, c.1905.
David M. Clough, c.1887. Photograph by Zimmerman and Whitstruck.
Official Governor's Portrait of D.M. Clough, 1898. Painting by artist Herbert Conner.
Dawson Bicycle Group, c.1895.
Dawson School in Lac Qui Parle County, on the western border of Minnesota, c.1890.
Dayton’s Bluff in the early twentieth century. Hays’s body was found near the barge on the left. Used with the permission of Gary Brueggemann, in whose book, Minnesota’s First Murder Mystery (Beaver’s Pond Press, 2013), the map originally appeared.
Curtiss aircraft used for Dayton’s merchandise delivery, 1922.
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