Coya Knutson and Estes Kefauver

Coya Knutson enjoys a dinner with Estes Kefauver in 1956. Her support for Kefauver’s presidential campaign drove a wedge between her and DFL officials.

Photograph of Coya Knutson and a cow

Coya Knutson in the Dominican Republic

Coya Knutson inspects one of Generalissimo Trujillo’s cows while on a trip to the Dominican Republic with the Agricultural Committee. From the Coya Knutson papers, Manuscripts Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Photograph of Coya Knutson campaigning

Coya Knutson on the campaign trail

Coya Knutson connects with a voter during her congressional reelection campaign, ca. 1955.

Photograph of Coya Knutson and other congresswomen

Coya Knutson with other Minnesota congresswomen

Coya Knutson (fourth from left) poses with other Minnesota DFL congresswomen. From the Coya Knutson papers, Manuscripts Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Photograph of Coya Knutson's accordion

Coya Knutson's accordion

Knutson frequently charmed voters by playing this Hohner accordion on the campaign trail throughout the 1950s and 1960s.

Photograph of Coya Knutson

Coya Knutson, ca. 1955.

Coya Knutson, ca. 1955.

Ojibwe cradle board

Cradle board

Ojibwe cradleboard with beaded bow and velvet cover with beaded floral designs. Made by Mash-ko-wa-ni-ma doke (Strong Wind), Grand Portage Chippewa, no later than 1932.

Black and white photograph of Crag on "Point-no-Point Bluff at Frontenac, c.1870.

Crag on "Point-no-Point" Bluff at Frontenac

The Lakeside Hotel and scenic Lake Pepin, a widening of the Mississippi, is pictured, c.1870. With its cooler summer temperatures, the Lakeside drew tourists from around the nation, particularly the South.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Credjafawn Co-op Store, 678 Rondo Avenue, St. Paul, ca. 1950.

Credjafawn Co-op Store

Interior of the Credjafawn Co-op Store, 678 Rondo Avenue, St. Paul, ca. 1950.

Black and white photograph of shoppers inside St. Paul's Credjafawn Co-op at 678 Rondo Avenue c.1950.

Credjafawn Co-op, St. Paul

Shoppers inside St. Paul's Credjafawn Co-op at 678 Rondo Avenue c.1950.

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