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James J. Hill Summit Avenue house under construction, 1890.
James J. Hill walking down street with overcoat flapping, c.1915.
James J. Hill warehouse on St. Paul's Mississippi River levee, c.1869.
James J. Hill (left) with his son, Louis W. Hill, 1912.
James J. Hill, 1856.
James J. Hill, 1864.
James J. Hill, 1885. Photograph by Hayes Robbins.
James K. Hilyard, early co-owner of the Western Appeal, c.1886.
James Madison Bowler (with cane) and Leonard A. Rosing, c.1900. Photograph by Charles A. Zimmerman.
Jane Williamson’s tombstone in the cemetery on the former Yankton Reservation in Greenwood, South Dakota bears a Daughters of the American Revolution marker identifying her as a descendant of a Revolutionary War veteran. Photograph by Lois Glewwe.
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