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President William Howard Taft in a car with Governor Adolph O. Eberhart, St. Paul, c.1911. Photographer: St. Paul Dispatch.
President William McKinley and Governor John Lind in a review stand as a parade passes by, Minneapolis, c.1900.
Photograph taken of Adam Marty taken in Philadelphia, c.1864.
Procession in front of St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral in Minneapolis, May 4, 1936.
Procession leaving the Basilica of St. Mary for the dedication of the statue of Father Louis Hennepin at Hennepin and Superior avenues in Minneapolis. Photograph by the Minneapolis Journal, October 12, 1930.
Prospect Park Water Tower, 1937. Photographer: .
Prospect Park Water Tower, Minneapolis, 1914–1915. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard.
On May 14, 1917 the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety began the appointment of "Peace Officers." Officers wore metallic badges and protected the private property of citizens.
Pumping Station Number 3, c.1898.
Workers use hand tools to widen rock fissures in a Red Wing limestone formation and break stone free, c. 1890.
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