A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Landscape watercolor on paper by Edwin Whitefield painted, c.1856–1859.
Open pit mining, Mesabi Range, c.1950.
The opening of the first Minneapolis skyway, connecting the Northstar Center and the Northwestern National Bank; Leslie Park is at left, 1962.
An operating room at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, 1893. The Sisters of St. Francis at St. Mary's were known for their excellent nursing care.
The ore docks at Duluth, 1903. These docks were originally begun by the Merritts, but the family was barely able to utilize them before losing their mining interests to John D. Rockefeller.
Oren C. Gregg, superintendent of the Farmers' Institute, and Lyon County auditor for ten years, c.1905. Photograph by James A. Brush.
The first Jewish Home for the Aged building at 75 Wilkin Street, c.1908. Image taken from Jewish Home for the Aged: First Annual Report, 1908–1909. St. Paul: Enterprise Printing Co., .
Orlando Crosby Merriman, Sr. Mayor of St. Anthony and Captain of Company B, Sixth Minnesota Regiment, c.1863. Photograph by Beal's Gallery.
The Chubb House, 1995.
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