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Twins relief pitcher Jeff Reardon is mobbed by catcher Tim Laudner and third baseman Gary Gaetti after the final out in the deciding Game Seven.
The rough Goodhue County first home of Norwegian settler Mikkel Finnegaard is pictured in 1934. Finnegaard settled in Holden Township in the county's southwest corner, described in 1874 as a "compact mass of Norwegians."
Finnish Stock Company, Ely, 1915.
Finnish Lutheran congregation in front of Finnish Temperance Hall, Mt. Iron, 1896.
Outdoor shot of fire truck pulling out of No. 3 Station, Pantown, St. Cloud, Minnesota. Pantown homes visible in background, c.1919.
Aerial image of a fire in the University District,1938.
Photograph of a memorial to fallen firefighters erected by the Board of Fire Commissioners in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery in 1891. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.
On predecessor road Duluth and Iron Range, two locomotives, 1916. The foreground features the first steam locomotive of the railroad.
Women with civil defense home first aid kit display, 1954.
The first board members of the American Indian Movement (AIM), 1968. Photograph by Roger Woo, courtesy of the American Indian Movement Interpretative Center.
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