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John Quincy Adams, editor of the Western Appeal, c.1922.
Captain Cady was killed on June 11, 1863, in a clash with Dakota Indians near Lake Kandiyohi.
Official Governor's Portrait of John S. Pillsbury, 1887. Painted by artist John Antrobus.
John S. Pillsbury Home, 1005 Fifth Street Southeast, Minneapolis, c.1885. Photograph by William H. Jacoby.
A wood-framed, glass-plated sign that hung in the Minnesota governor's office from 1876 to 1884.
Photograph of a gathering of people on the banks of the upper Mississippi River for a prayer meeting conducted by Reverend John Sornberger, c.1910.
John Strauss Sr. with William Blochinger and John Strauss Jr. in front of Strauss Skate Shop, 165 West Kellogg, St. Paul, 1938.
John Strauss, skate maker, 1919.
John A. Johnson presidential campaign button, 1908.
Joseph Anderson, 1863. Anderson claimed that the command was his, criticized the choice of campsite.
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