A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Photograph taken just after the St. Anthony Falls Tunnel collapse, 1869. The Hennepin Suspension Bridge is visible in the background.
One of ninety-eight hand-painted scenic drops used for Scottish and York rites inside Winona's Masonic Temple.
Black-and-white photograph of the Temple of Aaron's religious school in 1918.
School destroyed by the St. Peter Tornado.
School police telling boys to get down from truck, c.1924.
St. Paul school police parade, c.1931.
Classroom at the State School, c.1905.
A country schoolhouse near Fosston, Minnesota, 1895. In the first years of statehood, school teachers in rural districts had to "board around" with local families.
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