A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
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.
Flyer, with photo, advertising a Communist Party-sponsored event, 1946. Nellie Stone Johnson was the featured speaker at the 22nd Anniversary Lenin Memorial Meeting to raise money for striking union workers.
St. Paul underworld boss and bootlegger Leon Gleckman, c.1935.
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.
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