A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Leech Lake Dam, 1902–1909.
Lena O. Smith, first female African American lawyer in Minnesota, undated.
Smith owned the Olive Hair Store, before becoming an attorney, 1913.
The Lena Olive Smith House, 1991.
A candid shot of the leader of the Fruit Breeding Farm, Dr. Leon C. Snyder. Dr. Snyder was the leader who started the Woody Landscape Breeding Program, which would become the Landscape Arboretum.
Leonard A. Rosing, c.1905. Photograph by Johnson & Company.
Poster for Leonard A. Rosing, Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor, 1902.
Leonidas and Elizabeth Merritt, around the time merchantable ore was discovered on the Mesabi, c.1890.
Leonidas Merritt, c.1919.
Portrait of Leroy Buffington by William Cogswell, 1889. Owned and donated to the Minnesota Historical Society by Buffington's daughter Ella.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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