A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Ella Helfrich and her prize-winning Tunnel of Fudge Bundt cake, 1966. Used with the permission of General Mills, Inc.
Owners of gift shop in old Crookston city hall, December 2016.
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.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 (Map) • 651-259-3000 © .