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Photograph of Reverend Bernt J. Muus c.1880. Muus was a leading nineteenth century Norwegian-American Lutheran clergyman whose legal and personal clashes with his wife, Oline Pind Muus, led the couple to court in the early 1880s.
The Reverend Bernt J. Muus and family outside of Holden Parsonage in Kenyon, c.1875.
Reverend Chauncey Hobart of Red Wing, c.1870. Chaplain of the Third Regiment of Minnesota Volunteers. Chaplain of the House in the first Territorial Legislature and of the State Legislature in 1877.
Reverend John Harrison Macomber (standing at center) with Reverend James Franklin Chaffee, Chauncey and Harriet Hobart and Reverend John Hooper at Minnehaha Falls.
Photograph of Reverend John Sornberger, a lumberjack sky pilot, preaching, c.1930.
Photograph of a car straddling a railroad track. The car was used to transport Reverend John Sornberger to lumber camps, c.1930.
Map showing the physical size of the West Side of St. Paul (Ward 6), 1880.
Photograph of Richard DeWall. From the Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project.
Robbins Gilman, c.1950.
Rochester cyclone. Photo by Charles A. Tenney, August 21, 1883.
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