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A panoramic view of St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.
Architect's c.1887 drawing of Goodsell Observatory, including a small floor plan. From American Architect and Building News, no. 601 (July 2, 1887).
Swisshelm's office and home in St. Cloud, also approximately 1860.
Office of Faribault Woolen Mills, founder Carl H. Klemer standing to right of bicycle, 1897.
Watercolor on paper of the office of the St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat newspaper as the building appeared in 1858.
Officers of the First Minnesota Volunteers standing in front of the commandant's house at Fort Snelling, May, 1861.
Captain Mark Downie (seated) and officers of Compnay B, First Minnesota Volunteers at Camp Stone near Edwards Ferry, Virginia, March 16, 1862. Photograph by Matthew B. Brady.
Officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. (L to R) Lt. Homer Goins, Capt. Clarence Wigington, Lt. Patrick H. Southall, unidentified, Major Jose H. Sherwood, unidentified, unidentified, Capt. Orrington C. Hall.
Ogden Gunderson reading The Farmer, c.1922.
Red wool sash appliqued with flower pattern; reportedly owned by Bagone-giizhig (Hole-in-the-Day the Younger).
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