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Portrait of Joseph Hancock, 1904.
Joseph R. Brown, nominal leader of the burial party, c.1853.
Joseph Rolette in the garb of a fur trader, c.1860.
Joseph Rolette as a young businessman and trader, c.1841.
British percussion double barrel shotgun used by Rolette, c.1850–1871.
Judge Charles E. Vanderburgh c.1872. Vanderburgh presided over the Eliza Winston court case in August 1860.
Julia B. Nelson, the fifth president of the MWSA, c. 1903
Photograph of Julia B. Nelson c.1866.
Photograph of Julia B. Nelson, first president of the Minnesota Woman Suffrage Association, c.1903.
Photograph of Julia B. Nelson with a pupil, c.1865.
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