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Exterior of St. Paul’s Highland water tower designed by Clarence Wigington and built in 1928. Photographed by Paul Nelson on August 4, 2014.
Detail view of the exterior of St. Paul’s Highland water tower designed by Clarence Wigington and built in 1928. Photographed by Paul Nelson on August 4, 2014.
Highway 8 entering Interstate Park, Taylors Falls, MN, 1945.
Hiker on rocky hill in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, October 30, 2007.
A promotional photo taken early in Hilda Simms’s acting career, c.1940.
Hilda Simms (right) posed with one of her younger sisters, Laura, c.1955.
Hilda Simms (left) posed for a promotional photo for Life Magazine, c.1945.
Hilda Simms posed for a photo in her dressing room, c.1943.
A promotional photograph of Hilda Simms for the film Black Widow, 1954.
Hilda Simms surrounded by her mother, several of her siblings, and nephews, c.1955.
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