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Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, c.1928.

Color image of Minnesota state senator Mee Moua speaks at a rally on October 30, 2008, in support of Barack Obama, Al Franken, and other Democratic candidates.

Mee Moua

Minnesota state senator Mee Moua speaks at a rally on October 30, 2008, in support of Barack Obama, Al Franken, and other Democratic candidates.

Color image of a meeting of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition, 2013.

Meeting of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition

Members of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition (HHCPC) meet at Big Brothers Big Sisters, an HHCPC member host site, in St. Paul in 2013.

Black and white photograph of embers of Company A, Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

Members of Company A, Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard

Members of Company A, Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. Standing at right is Captain Clarence Wigington, who petitioned the governor to allow the formation of an African American unit. To his left is Lieutenant Homer Goins. Seated (L to R) are Dr. George Berry and Sergeant William Griffin. The remaining pictured are unidentified.

Photograph of members of the Fifth Minnesota in 1896

Members of Fifth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry

Members of Fifth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, c.1896.

Members of the 15th Minnesota Regiment boarding train for Camp Meade.

Members of the 15th Minnesota Regiment boarding train for Camp Meade

Members of the Fifteenth Regiment boarding a train to Camp Mead, 1898.

Black and white photograph of members of the Afro-American Council, in session at St. Paul

Members of the Afro-American Council, in session at St. Paul

National Afro-American Council meeting, St. Paul, 1902. Booker T. Washington stands in the front row, hat in hand; McGhee stands two rows behind him. To Washington's left, Bishop Alexander Walters, then Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Over Walter's right shoulder, T. Thomas Fortune; over his left. W.E.B. Du Bois. Emmett Scott is behind Wells-Barnett.

Black and white photograph of members of the Home Guard, December, 1917.

Members of the Home Guard on Duty During the Twin Cities Rapid Transit Workers Strike

Members of the Home Guard, December, 1917. The Home Guard was created by an order of the Public Safety Commission after Minnesota's National Guard units were federalized. Though the Home Guard helped citizens in need, it was also used by the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety to break strikes and police the citizenry.

Black and white photograph of three members of the Minnesota Home Guard during the Streetcar workers strike of 1917. The stars they wear designate them as special deputy sheriffs of Ramsey County.

Members of the Minnesota Home Guard

Three members of the Minnesota Home Guard during the Streetcar workers strike of 1917. The stars they wear designate them as special deputy sheriffs of Ramsey County.

Black and white photograph of members of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. After petitioning the governor, African American citizens formed their own battalion in order to serve.

Members of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard

Members of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. After petitioning the governor, African American citizens formed their own battalion in order to serve.

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