Souvenir spoon from G.A.R. encampment

Souvenir spoon from G.A.R. encampment

Created by an unknown manufacturer for the Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment of 1896 held in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Soviet Jewry rally sign

Photograph of a sign used at a rally held in support of Soviet Jews in Minneapolis in March of 1987. The rally's attendees included members of the Minnesota-Dakota Action Committee (organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council). Used with the permission of the Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Spangenberg clock shelf

Spangenberg clock shelf

Clock shelf, Eastlake style, used by the Spangenberg family, 1890s.

Spectacular Fair: The Minnesota State Fair

In this Collections Up Close video podcast, Minnesota Historical Society collections assistant Christopher Welter shares a few of the thousands of State Fair photographs in the MHS collection, with a special emphasis on the fair’s more spectacular offerings.

Color image of spinning frame and roving areas of the Faribault Woolen Mills Company, 2011.

Spinning frame and roving areas

Spinning frame and roving areas of the Faribault Woolen Mills Company, 2011. Photograph by Elizabeth A. Gales.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Light Station and a tram car c.1916.

Split Rock Light Station and Tram Car

Photograph of Split Rock Light Station and a tram car, c.1916.

Color photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse, c.2000

Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse Station. Photographed by Dennis Adams of the Federal Highway Administration c.2000.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse. Norton & Peel, September 1, 1939.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse. Norton & Peel, September 1, 1939.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse by Eugene Debs Becker taken in August of 1959.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse by Eugene Debs Becker taken in August of 1959.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse being built c.1909.

Split Rock Lighthouse under construction

Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse being built c.1909.

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