A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
This postcard of "Elevator Row" in Clara City, Minnesota, c.1910, shows one of the major reasons rural people have gone to town since the 1880s: to connect to the railroad to sell grain.
Elevator to Foshay Tower observation balcony, Minneapolis, 1948.
Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.
Elias W. Mortimer, Sergeant in Company F, Fifth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, c.1865. Photograph by Joel Emmons Whitney.
Engraving of Eliza and Lizzie Scott that appeared in the June 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.
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.
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