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Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company locomotive

Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway Company locomotive

Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad locomotive, c.1890

Black and white photograph of Minnehaha Falls, Dakota Indians in the foreground, 1857.

Minnehaha Falls, Dakota Indians in the foreground

Dakota men pose at the falls for one of the earliest photographs taken there, 1857. Photographer: Benjamin Franklin Upton.

Color image of St. Paul’s Minnehaha Playground Building designed by Clarence Wigington and built in 1940. Photographed by Paul Nelson on August 14, 2014.

Minnehaha playground building

St. Paul’s Minnehaha Playground Building designed by Clarence Wigington and built in 1940. Photographed by Paul Nelson on August 14, 2014.

Black and white photograph of Adjutant General Walter F. Rhinow, commander of all state troops, including the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

Minnesota Adjutant General Walter F. Rhinow

Adjutant General Walter F. Rhinow, commander of all state troops, including the Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

Minnesota Brush Electric Company letterhead, 1887

Minnesota Brush Electric Company letterhead, 1887

Minnesota Brush Electric Company letterhead from 1887, showing the company's electric light mast and generating plant.

Color image of exterior detailing of the Minnesota Building, 2009.

Minnesota Building exterior detailing

Exterior detailing of the Minnesota Building, 2009. Photograph by Thomas R. Zahn.

Color photograph of Minnesota Cartoonists Award presented to Curt Swan, October 2, 1993

Minnesota Cartoonists Award presented to Curt Swan, October 2, 1993

A group of Minnesota cartoonists and fans presented Swan with a Minnesota cartooning award designed by Jerry Fearing in 1993.

Black and white photograph of Minnesota Commission of Public Safety members, c.1918.

Minnesota Commission of Public Safety

Minnesota Commission of Public Safety members, c.1918.

Color image of Commission of Public Safety Order No. 37, June 4, 1918.

Minnesota Commission of Public Safety Order No. 37

Commission of Public Safety Order No. 37, June 4, 1918. This order mandated that every able bodied man in the state of Minnesota that was not in the military had to be employed in a useful occupation.

Minnesota Department of Education exhibit for free traveling library

Minnesota Department of Education exhibit for free traveling library

Minnesota Department of Education exhibit for free traveling library, c.1925.

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