Group of patients, State Sanatorium

Group of patients, State Sanatorium

Group of patients at the Minnesota State Sanatorium, 1915. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard.

Black and white photograph of Seventh Minnesota veterans, 1905.

Group of Seventh Minnesota Veterans

Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans photograph at a reunion, 1905.

Group of students at Hamline University, Red Wing, c.1861

Group of students at Hamline University, Red Wing

Group of students at Hamline University, Red Wing; Margaret Fraser Sumner in back row with braids, c.1861

Black and white photograph of Minnesota Home Defense squadron which took over Sell Airfield in 1941.

Guards at Sell Airfield

Minnesota Home Defense squadron that took over Sell Airfield in 1941.

a gum tree mortar made by a Civil War soldier

Gum-tree mortar barrel

Mortar barrel made from the trunk of a gum tree and bound with iron bands. The mortar was made by a member of the Seventh Minnesota Infantry Regiment and used during the siege of Spanish Fort, Alabama, part of the March–April 1865 campaign against Mobile.

Black and white photograph of students at Gustavus Adolphus College c.1972.

Gustavus Adolphus students

Students at Gustavus Adolphus College c.1972. Photographed by staff of the Gustavian Weekly student newspaper for an article published on October 27, 1972.

Black and white photograph of gym class at the State School, 1912.

Gym class, Owatonna State School

Gym class at the State School, 1912.

Black and white photograph of the gymnasium in the St. Paul Athletic Club, c.1925. Photograph by Charles P. Gibson.

Gymnasium in the St. Paul Athletic Club

Gymnasium in the St. Paul Athletic Club, c.1925. Photograph by Charles P. Gibson.

Black and white photograph of the H.M.T. Strathaird, c.1942.

H.M.T. Strathaird

H.M.T. Strathaird, c.1942. The Strathaird transported the initial elements of the Thirty-fourth Division to Northern Ireland in January 1942. The Thirty-fourth was the first US army division to be sent to the European Theater. Photograph by Oliver Stivers of the 151st Field Artillery.

Color image of a pair of beaded Dakota-Metis half leggings, probably from the Red River region of North Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba, made in the mid 1800s

Half leggings

A pair of beaded Dakota-Metis half leggings, probably from the Red River region of North Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba, made in the mid 1800s. The leggings are beaded on their front faces with a series of standalone fantasy floral and double-curved motifs typical of Dakota–Metis (as well as Santee Dakota and some Crow) beadwork decoration. Each legging is bordered in a beaded checkerboard motif.

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