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Map of the Northwest Angle and Lake of the Woods. The map is reproduced in Minnesota’s Boundary with Canada by William E. Lass (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1980), 46.
Detailed hydrographic chart of the source of the Mississippi River (Lake Itasca) and surrounding area completed by Jacob Brower in 1891.
Map showing the impact area of the St. Peter Tornado.
The Marcell Ranger Station, c.1994.
Portrait of Maria Hancock.
Professor Maria Louise Sanford in Minneapolis, 1918.
Maria Louise Sanford, c. 1880.
Photograph of Marie Frances Robinson Fawcett, third wife of Wilford "Captain Billy" Fawcett, in 1935. Fawcett met Robinson in 1924 when she was working for an American trapshooting organization.
Marine Engine Block, War Production, Cold Spring Granite Company, Cold Spring, c.1943.
Wilford "Captain Billy" Fawcett's daughter Marion and first wife, Viva Claire Meyers, pose for a formal portrait, 1929.
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