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Headline and text of a news item published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on June 3, 1895, describing Houston Osborne's near-lynching.
Howard Kahn (far right), 1936. Through his editorial efforts, Kahn helped bring about the end of the layover agreement. Photograph by the St. Paul Daily News.
Hoyme Memorial Chapel was the location of the Christmas Festival for the first ten years.
Painted milk glass cigar humidor used by William de la Barre.
Hutchinson High School class at Harrington-Merrill House, Hutchinson, 1900.
Hennepin Island Hydro Plant, designed by William de la Barre, January 22, 1908.
Iaweshowewekesik (Crossing the Sky), 1863. Iaweshowewekesik was a leader of the Gull and Rabbit Lake Ojibwe.
Ice cutting crew on east shore of Lake Waconia, c.1920.
Icon inside St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral in Minneapolis. Photographed by Paul Nelson on June 10, 2014.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett, undated. Wells-Barnett was born a slave in Mississippi. She made her fame as a journalist in Memphis, where she began a long career of reporting on lynchings in the South and elsewhere.
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