Ojibwe men, possibly at 1857 or 1862 treaty signing

Ojibwe men, possibly at 1857 or 1862 treaty signing

Ojibwe men, possibly at 1857 or 1862 treaty signing in Washington, DC. Photographer: Matthew B. Brady. To make way for the farm, the land first needed to be alienated from native peoples. Treaty negotiations started this process.

Ojibwe moccasin game drum

Ojibwe moccasin game drum

Ojibwe moccasin game drum, 1850-1900. When Anglo-Europeans arrived in the Great Lakes region, they found native people organized into seasonal villages with communal activities, including games and dances.

Ojibwe tanned deer hide

Ojibwe tanned deer hide

Tanned deer hide made by Ojibwe Indians, date unknown.

Photograph of Ojibwe women gathering wild rice c.1885.

Ojibwe women gathering wild rice

Photograph of Ojibwe women gathering wild rice. Photographed by Charles A. Zimmerman c.1885.

Olaf Christiansen

Olaf Christiansen

Olaf Christiansen was the festival's director from 1943–1968 and was the son of F. Melius Christiansen.

Black and white photograph of old farmstead and Paisley Park, Chanhassen, MN

Old farmstead and Paisley Park, Chanhassen, MN

Photograph taken of part of Chanhassen including Paisley Park, as part of the Suburban Documentation Project, 1991. Photographer: Christopher C. Faust.

Old lighting tower at Bridge Square, Minneapolis

Old lighting tower at Bridge Square, Minneapolis

Lower section of the electric light mast at Bridge Square, Minneapolis, c.1883.

Old Main in winter, Mankato State Teachers College

Old Main in winter, Mankato State Teachers College

Old Main in winter, Mankato State Teachers College, 1929.

Old Main, Mankato Normal School

Old Main, Mankato Normal School

Old Main and students from Mankato Normal School, 1874.

Old Savage Building Tower

Old Savage Building Tower

Old Savage Building Tower, 1941. Lithographer: Alexander Oja.

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