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Gale Pillsbury Hilyer, ca.1919. Hilyer was captain of Company C of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard and a founding member of the Minneapolis NAACP. Image is from the Minneapolis National Advocate, March 15, 1919.
Students in a gardening class tend a field in Pipestone County, c.1918.
American Indian women gathering rice, 1849–1855. Drawing by Seth Eastman.This was an early version of one of Eastman’s paintings for the House Committee on Indian Affairs.
A side view of the exterior of the Chaska pickling factory showing the vats used to brine the pickles, undated.
A man standing to the left of the Gedney sign, outside the Chaska factory, c.1980s.
Gedney's Pantry Pickles label, c.1935.
Gedney's Tomato Catsup label, c.1935.
Label for Gedney Company French Dressing, c.1935.
Front and side views of the Gehl-Mittelsted Farmhouse as it is in the twenty-first century. Rights held by the CCHS.
General Alfred H. Sully (center) with (L to R) John H. Pell, Andrew J. Levering, and Josias R. King, c.1862.
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