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Jacob Brower, 1897. Brower was a surveyor who was instrumental in forming Itasca State Park and became the park’s first commissioner. Photographer unknown.
Jacob Brower at the Lake Itasca basin at DeSoto Lake, 1889.
Dr. Jacob E. Bowers, superintendent of Rochester State Hospital, 1879–1889. Photograh by Hiram Joseph Jacoby, c.1875.
Sculptor Jacob Fjelde with his siblings, c.1890.
Portrait of James C. Burbank, a founding member of the Minnesota Stage Company, c.1872.
James J. and Mary T. Hill, 1906.
James J. Hill, 1902. Photograph by the Pach Brothers.
James J. Hill, 1902. Photograph by Pach Brothers.
James J. Hill and Mary T. Hill, c.1915.
James J. Hill, at spike driving celebration extending the Great Northern Railroad, Bend, Oregon, 1911.
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