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Minnesota governor's suite during John Lind's administration, c.1900. Pictured: John Lind at his desk; G. P. Wade, postmaster of the Legislature; L. A. Rosing, private secretary to the governor; and an unidentified woman.

Minnesota governor's suite

Minnesota governor's suite during John Lind's administration, c.1900. Pictured: John Lind at his desk; G. P. Wade, postmaster of the Legislature; L. A. Rosing, private secretary to the governor; and an unidentified woman.

Black and white photograph of members of the Minnesota Home Guard at Camp Pershing, c.1918.

Minnesota Home Guard at Camp Pershing

Members of the Minnesota Home Guard at Camp Pershing, c.1918.

Black and white photograph of a Minnesota Home Guard Band, c.1918.

Minnesota Home Guard Band

A Minnesota Home Guard Band, c.1918.

Black and white photograph of a Minnesota Home Guard Camp during the fires of 1918.

Minnesota Home Guard Camp during the fires of 1918

Minnesota Home Guard Camp during the fires of 1918.

Black and white photograph of Minnesota Home Guard camp providing assistance after the fires, 1918.

Minnesota Home Guard camp providing assistance

Minnesota Home Guard camp providing assistance after the fires, 1918.

Black and white photograph of the Minnesota Home Guard digging graves after the fires, 1918. Minnesota Governor J.A.A. Burnquist looks on (hatless, at center back).

Minnesota Home Guard digging graves with Governor Burnquist

Minnesota Home Guard digging graves after the fires, 1918. Minnesota Governor J.A.A. Burnquist looks on (hatless, at center back).

Color image of a Minnesota Home Guard sack coat.

Minnesota Home Guard uniform sack coat

Minnesota Home Guard sack coat.

Color image of a Minnesota Home Guard, Motor Corps Cap, showing Motor Corps insignia.

Minnesota Home Guard, Motor Corps Cap

Minnesota Home Guard, Motor Corps Cap, showing Motor Corps insignia.

Black and white photograph of Minnesota Home Guardsmen burying dead of the Fires of 1918.

Minnesota Home Guardsmen burying dead of the Fires of 1918

The fires in Northeastern Minnesota killed over 450 people in October of 1918. Along with providing security and relief services, members of the Minnesota Home Guard buried the dead.

Minnesota locusts of the 1870s

Minnesota locusts of the 1870s

Minnesota locusts of the seventies, c.1870s. Photograph by Jacoby's Art Gallery.

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