Black and white photo print of a drawing of the first Minnesota state capitol, c.1853–1873.

First State Capitol of Minnesota

Black and white photo print of a drawing of the first Minnesota state capitol, c.1853–1873.

Illustration of the first State Capitol, Tenth and Wabasha, St. Paul, 1875, showing the 1873 addition. From, Harper's Monthly, October 1875, p. 629.

First State Capitol, Tenth and Wabasha

First State Capitol, Tenth and Wabasha, St. Paul, 1875, showing the 1873 addition. From, Harper's Monthly, October 1875, p. 629.

Black and white photograph of the first Stickney Store, facing east, ca. 1922.

First Stickney Store, facing east

First Stickney Store, facing east, ca. 1922.

Black and white photograph of the Hennepin Bridge from Nicollet Island, c.1868.

First Suspension Bridge in Minneapolis

View of the Hennepin Bridge from Nicollet Island, c.1868.

Black and white photograph of the ground level view of the Hennepin Bridge, c.1868.

First Suspension Bridge, Minneapolis

Ground level view of the Hennepin Bridge, c.1868.

photograph of Reserve Mining Company train

First train of taconite to Silver Bay, Reserve Mining Company

First train of taconite to Silver Bay, Reserve Mining Company, 1955.

Color image of the Fisher IOOF main hall, interior.

Fisher IOOF main hall, interior

Interior of the main hall in Fisher, where weekly meetings were held for IOOF No. 87, during the 1970s. The red chair reserved for the grand master, the lodge’s leader, sits at center.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of Fisher’s Barber Shop splashed with red paint, c.1940s.

Fisher’s Barber Shop

The exterior of Fisher’s Barber Shop splashed with red paint, c.1940s. During this period, shops perceived as communist—especially those allied with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)—were vandalized with red paint.

Five-string banjo (stringless)

Five-string banjo (stringless)

Banjo made by Franklin Tenney Brawley, a drummer in the Sixth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company G. Brawley made the banjo during the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War from a bed post and a drum head. The Banjo is inlaid with silver coins and features a hand drawn U.S.A. shield and flag.

Black and white photograph of the flag case in the rotunda of the second capitol prior to demolition, 1937. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.

Flag case in the rotunda of the second capitol

Flag case in the rotunda of the second capitol prior to demolition, 1937. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.

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