A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
"Ma" Barker, reported member of the Barker-Karpis gang, 1931. Photograph by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Drawing of Mackinac Island reproduced in William Peter Strickland's Old Mackinaw: The Fortress of the Lakes. Philadelphia: James Challen & Son, 1860.
Magazine advertisement from Good Health magazine, July 1919, published by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg.
Magazine advertisement from LIFE magazine with opera singer Marion Talley, September 2, 1937.
Magazine advertisement from The American Journal of Nursing, March, 1944.
Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson, c.1888. Photograph by Arthur B. Rugg.
Main building at the Minnesota State Sanatorium from the southwest, c.1920. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard.
This shows the original hotel building, which also sometimes served as a private residence to the hotel and resort owners.
Rights held by the CCHS.
The main administration building, 2008. Photograph by Daniel J. Hoisington.
Main Building, Fergus Falls State Hospital, c.1928.
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