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Miniature birchbark makak (Ojibwe storage basket) decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn. The makak is filled with maple sugar.
A miniature train ride for children at Wonderland, c.1906.
The boom town of Merritt (not named by the Merritts) that sprang up near the Biwabik Mine, 1892.
Minneapolis Artificial Limb Company at the State Fair, c.1922.
Minneapolis Board of Health member giving vaccinations, 1904. Vaccinations were often supplied to local health boards by the State Board of Health.
Minneapolis firefighters try to move a Hennepin County Morgue truck after being iced in during a January 3, 1940 fire at the Marlborough Apartment Hotel.
Black and white photo print of Minneapolis, c.1857.
Medal commemorating the 1887 Minneapolis Industrial Exposition, showing the Exposition Building (back).
Medal commemorating the 1887 Minneapolis Industrial Exposition, showing the Exposition Building (front).
Woven silk ribbon featuring the Exposition Building, 1886.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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