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Morrison and Hazel Belvo, 1976. Photograph by Victor Bloomfield.
The tombstone of George Powers, a hospital steward who served with the First Minnesota Heavy Artillery Regiment.
George W. Cass, c.1875.
George W. Manypenny, commissioner of Indian affairs, c.1860.
The Gerlach family at their home during a civil defense drill,1956. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Gerlach are shown with their children Margaret (age 15), Steve (age 13), Monica (age 11) and Barbara (age 8).
German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.
Exterior of the St. Paul Building (previously the Germania Bank), 2012.
Germania Bank Building, 6 West Fifth Street, St. Paul, ca. 1895.
The Germania Life Insurance Building (later called the Guardian Life Building), in St. Paul, 1903–1905. Photographed by Charles P. Gibson.
The entrance to the Germania Life Insurance Building (later called the Guardian Life Building) in St. Paul, 1890.
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