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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.
Elmer Benson at his desk, c.1934. Photographed by the St. Paul Daily News.
Elmer Benson by a lake, 1937.
Elmer Benson giving a speech, c.1937.
Governor Elmer Benson signs a barbers’ fair trade bill. Photograph by the St. Paul Daily News, 1937.
Spontaneous demonstration for Governor Elmer Benson at Duluth Convention, 1938.
Elmer Benson waving from a campaign train, c.1936.
Governor Elmer Benson (center right) at a conference with American Gas Machine Company strike representatives in Albert Lea, 1937.
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