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Tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1870.
Elizabeth Ayer's gravestone at Oakland Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota. Elizabeth's son Lyman, his wife Laura Hill Ayer, and his daughter Agnes are buried nearby. Photograph by Linda Louise Bryan, c.2013.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, c.1915. Flynn was an IWW organizer and speaker during the Mesabi Range Strike of 1916.
Elizabeth Kenny Institute, 1800 Chicago, Minneapolis. c.1943.
Elizabeth Layman, one of the founders of Layman’s (later Pioneers and Soldiers) Cemetery, ca. 1870.
Motorette Elizabeth Pederson at the controls of a streetcar at East Side Station, University Avenue and First Avenue NE, Minneapolis, December 4, 1950. Pederson retired in 1973.
Ella Helfrich and her prize-winning Tunnel of Fudge Bundt cake, 1966. Used with the permission of General Mills, Inc.
Elmer A. Benson during his tenure as state banking commissioner, c.1934. Photographed by the St. Paul Daily News.
Elmer Benson and John T. Bernard at Mesaba Co-op Park, 1940.
Governor Elmer Benson speaking at a Farmer-Labor state convention in Duluth, 1938.
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