Black and white photograph of Fog signal equipment at Split Rock Lighthouse.

Fog signal equipment at Split Rock Lighthouse

Photograph of fog signal equipment (gasoline air compressors) inside Split Rock Lighthouse. Date unknown.

Color poster printed by Frank P. Kaltenbach Company during World War I, c.1917.

Food Schedule Poster

Poster printed by Frank P. Kaltenbach Company during World War I, c.1917.

Black and white newspaper cartoon by Hart Kaiser advertising the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the Bemidji Daily Pioneer, August 18, 1917.

Food Training Camp Advertisement

Newspaper cartoon by Hart Kaiser advertising the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the Bemidji Daily Pioneer, August 18, 1917.

Black and white scan of a newspaper cartoon advertising the involvement of women in the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the New Ulm Review, August 8, 1917.

Food Training Camp advertisement for women

Newspaper cartoon advertising the involvement of women in the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the New Ulm Review, August 8, 1917.

Black and white scan of a newspaper cartoon advertising the involvement of children in the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the Willmar Tribune, August 15, 1917.

Food Training Camp cartoon for children

Newspaper cartoon advertising the involvement of children in the Food Training Camp at the Minnesota State Fair. Image is from the Willmar Tribune, August 15, 1917.

Black and white photograph of a football game at Phyllis Wheatley House, 1940.

Football game at Phyllis Wheatley House

Football game at Phyllis Wheatley House, 1940.

Black and white photograph of former president Harry Truman speaks to guests in Nelson Hall, the post’s headquarters, in July 1953

Former president Harry Truman speaking at Camp Ripley

Former president Harry Truman speaks to guests in Nelson Hall, the post’s headquarters, in July 1953 while visiting troops from the Missouri National Guard training at Camp Ripley. This was Truman’s second visit: he trained here himself in 1932 as a staff officer with the Missouri National Guard.

Black and white photograph of former squatters and lumberjacks from the Beltrami Island area in Northern Minnesota, 1939.

Former squatters and lumberjacks from the Beltrami Island area in Northern Minnesota

Former squatters and lumberjacks from the Beltrami Island area in Northern Minnesota. When the land was bought up by the government, this home-Northern Minnesota Pioneers' Home-was established. All these men are over seventy." Photographed by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration in 1939.

Black and white photograph of Fort Ripley, 1862.

Fort Ripley

Fort Ripley, 1862.

Black and white photograph of Fort Ripley in the early 1870s.

Fort Ripley in the early 1870s

Fort Ripley in the early 1870s. The somewhat taller structure to the rear left is the newly built hospital and headquarters, which replaced the one that burned down in July 1870. The fort’s three six-pounder brass cannons are pointed at the river.

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