A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
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.
Quarry, Rockville Granite Company, Rockville, Minnesota, Henry Alexander left, c.1910.
A group of Barn Bluff quarrymen pose for a photo about 1890.
Quewesansish (Bad Boy), c.1860. Quewesansish was a leader of the Gull Lake Ojibwe.
Albert Minda, rabbi of Temple Israel, Minneapolis, 1921–1963, undated.
Black-and-white photograph of Rabbi Bernard Raskas.
Rabbi David Aronson, 1936.
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