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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.

Members of the St. Paul Curling Club during practice.

Members of the St. Paul Curling Club during practice.

The St. Paul Curling Club at practice, 1940.

Members of the St. Paul Curling Club.

Members of the St. Paul Curling Club.

Curling at the St. Paul Curling Club, undated.

Members of the St. Paul Curling Club.

Members of the St. Paul Curling Club.

Curling club members receiving a trophy, undated.

Members of the 3rd Minnesota Regiment, Company F in camp at Nashville, Tennessee

Members of the Third Minnesota Regiment, Company F in camp at Nashville, Tennessee

Members of the Third Minnesota Regiment, Company F in camp at Nashville, Tennessee, 1862.

Black and white photograph of members of the Minneapolis Workmen's Circle, c.1920.

Members of the Workmen's Circle

Members of the Minneapolis Workmen's Circle, c.1920. Forms part of the Sharron and Oren Steinfeldt Photography Collection, Theresa and Paul Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Black and white photograph of men and officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

Men and officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard

Men and officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. Officers (L to R) are Capt. Orrington C. Hall and Lt. Thaddeus Stepp.

Black and white photograph of men of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

Men of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard

Men of the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

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