A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Gratia Countryman, librarian, in library stacks, c.1910.
The burial site of Mother Benedicta Riepp, 2015. Riepp's remains were moved in 1884 from St. Cloud, where she died, to the cemetery at Saint Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph.
Postcard showing the Great Northern Railway Depot and a grain elevator behind the depot in Clontarf, c.1880s.
A grocery store display of Green Giant canned goods, 1969.
A promotional Green Giant doll, c. 1963–1967.
A promotional Green Giant umbrella, 1968.
Close-up view of a decorative grille inside the St. Paul Cathedral. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 10, 2014.
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Emanuel Cohen Center at 1701 Oak Park Avenue in Minneapolis, 1939.
The safety patrol at work, c.1930.
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