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Portrait of Joseph Hancock.
Portrait of Joseph Hancock, 1904.
Joseph Renshaw Brown, c.1860.
Participants in the Treaty of Washington, including Henry Belland, Joseph Renshaw Brown, Nathaniel R. Brown, Antoine Joseph Campbell, and the Dakota leaders Wabasha and Mankato, 1858. Photographed by Charles DeForest Fredericks.
Joseph Renshaw Brown, c.1863. Photograph by Hirsch Brothers.
Joseph Rolette in the garb of a fur trader, c.1860.
Joseph Rolette as a young businessman and trader, c.1841.
British percussion double barrel shotgun used by Rolette, c.1850–1871.
Judge Charles E. Vanderburgh c.1872. Vanderburgh presided over the Eliza Winston court case in August 1860.
Julia B. Nelson, the fifth president of the MWSA, c. 1903
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