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Oil-on-canvas painting of the first Ramsey County courthouse. Painted by Alexis Jean Fournier in 1888.
First school at St. Mary's Mission, Red Lake, Minnesota, c.1880s.
Photograph of the first schoolhouse in Carver County (in Chanhassen Township), c.1855. At the time, the school's teacher was Susan Hazeltine. Photograph Collection, Carver County Historical Society, Waconia.
Postcard with view of First Security National Bank, Fifth and Marquette, Minneapolis, 1920.
First St. Paul Union Depot (destroyed by fire 1915),1887.
Black-and-white photo print of a drawing of the first Minnesota state capitol c.1853–1873.
Black and white photo print of a drawing of the first Minnesota state capitol, c.1853–1873.
View of the Hennepin Bridge from Nicollet Island, c.1868.
Ground level view of the Hennepin Bridge, c.1868.
First train of taconite to Silver Bay, Reserve Mining Company, 1955.
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