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Altar and baldachin (decorative canopy) inside the St. Paul Cathedral. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 10, 2014.
Decorative altar ceiling inside the St. Paul Cathedral. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 10, 2014.
Altar service, Basilica of St. Mary, December 8, 1936.
Estelline, Dakota Territory. Members of the Andrew F. Rose family gatherered on the Alvin C. Rose farm, c.1880s.
Gangster Alvin Karpis, c.1925. Photograph by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Amanda Lyles, wife of Thomas Lyles, early co-owner of the Western Appeal, c.1913. Photograph by Kregel Photo Parlors.
The Amblard family's automobile garage and clubhouse, Waconia.
Postcard depicting the American fur trading post, c.1836, at Fond du Lac, Duluth, 1940.
Minnesota State Fair employee Brienna Schuette considers whether the Great Minnesota Get-Together can claim to be the biggest state fair in the United States.
1946 University of Minnesota Portrait of Dr. Ancel Keys, Ph.D.
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