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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.
The Blue Mounds State Park interpretive center, formerly the home of Frederick Manfred, 2012. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever.
Children checking books out with the librarian at the Waconia Public Library.
Members of Red Wing's Company G, Thirteenth Minnesota, at San Francisco.
Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Locomotive #46 (built in 1888) with log train at Endion Depot.
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.
Ilmar Koivunen (right) with Ernest Tomberg, 1938. Koivunen became president of the Timber Workers Union in 1937.
Factory production of cellulose tape, 1931.
Frederick Weyehaeuser, 1924. Oil on canvas painting by M. Askinazy.
Riverfront flour mills before the 1878 explosion. Left to right: Washburn A Mill, Crown Mill, Empire Mill, Pillsbury B Mill, Excelsior Mill, paper mill, and Northwestern Mill, c.1877.
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