White leather baseball with red stitching used in the last Minnesota Twins game at Metropolitan Stadium on September 30, 1981.

Baseball used in the last Minnesota Twins game at Metropolitan Stadium

White leather baseball with red stitching used in the last Minnesota Twins game at Metropolitan Stadium on September 30, 1981. Stamped "Rawlings." The Twins played the Kansas City Royals and lost, 9 to 2.

Color image of the Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center, formerly the home of Frederick Manfred, 2012. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever.

Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center

The Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center, formerly the home of Frederick Manfred, 2012. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever.

 Bodice

Bodice

Silk and lace bodice made by dressmaker Katherine Kiernan, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1897–1899.

 Burma-Shave jar

Burma-Shave jar

Burma-Shave jar, ca. 1940s.

Photograph shows children waiting to check out books at the Waconia Public Library

Children at the Waconia Public Library

Children checking books out with the librarian at the Waconia Public Library.

group photograph of soldiers in Red Wing's Company G

Company G at San Francisco

Members of Red Wing's Company G, Thirteenth Minnesota, at San Francisco.

 Cuban refugees at Fort McCoy

Cuban refugees at Fort McCoy

Photograph of Cuban refugees at Fort McCoy (Wisconsin). Published in GayLife, Friday, August 8, 1980. Original caption: "The refugees told of rape and beatings in the camp by non-gay refugees. It's important to get the gay refugees out as quickly as possible. Fort McCoy, Wisc. and Indian Gap, Pa. will close in a month. All refugees will be herded into the already crowded and most turbulent camp of all: Fort Chafee, Ark." Thom Higgins papers, Manuscripts Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.

 Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Locomotive #46 (built in 1888) with log train at Endion Depot.

Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Locomotive #46 (built in 1888) with log train at Endion Depot.

Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Locomotive #46 (built in 1888) with log train at Endion Depot.

 First Battalion of Artillery Band

First Battalion of Artillery Band

First Battalion of Artillery Band at a National Guard exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, 1905. Photo by Royal Photo Co. From the collections of the Minnesota Military Museum Collection, Camp Ripley.

Black and white newspaper image of George W. Holbert, c.1911.

George W. Holbert

George W. Holbert, c.1911. Holbert was Second Lt. of Company C of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard. Image is from the St. Paul Appeal, October 28, 1911.

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