A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Clarence Johnston’s first Summit Avenue house, designed in 1883: the Addison Foster house at 490 Summit. Photograph by Paul Nelson, September 27, 2014.
Adjutant of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment Josias King, c.1863
Administration Building of the Rochester State Hospital, c.1930.
Farmers Holiday Association representatives meet with Works Progress Administration head Harry L. Hopkins to discuss drought relief, 1936. Photograph by the St. Paul Daily News.
Political poster with a portrait of Adolph O. Eberhart, “Minnesota’s Progressive Governor,” c.1905.
Photograph of an adult male smallpox victim taken c.1924. Taken from a collection of Minnesota Department of Health photographs, [190–]–[197–], and reproduced with the permission of the State Archives of Minnesota.
Newspaper cartoon advertising the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the St. Paul Appeal, August 4, 1917.
An advertisement for a concert put on by the Sixteenth Battalion Band from the St. Paul Appeal, October 25, 1919. The band was led by Lieutenant William Howard.
Advertising for Stadium Checkers and a Cootie game on WMIN-TV, 1954.
Aerial ferry bridge over the ship canal at Duluth, 1911. Photographer: Edward Albert Fairbrother.
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