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Hennepin Island Hydro Plant, designed by William de la Barre, January 22, 1908.
Iaweshowewekesik (Crossing the Sky), 1863. Iaweshowewekesik was a leader of the Gull and Rabbit Lake Ojibwe.
Ice cutting crew on east shore of Lake Waconia, c.1920.
Icon inside St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral in Minneapolis. Photographed by Paul Nelson on June 10, 2014.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett, undated. Wells-Barnett was born a slave in Mississippi. She made her fame as a journalist in Memphis, where she began a long career of reporting on lynchings in the South and elsewhere.
Ignatius Donnelly, 1888. At this point Donnelly was the leader of the Farmers' Alliance in Minnesota and serving as a state representative. Photograph by John Collier.
Ignatius Donnelly, 1888. Photographer: Sarony. Donnelly managed membership recruitment for the Farmers' Alliance starting in 1889.
Carte-de-visite photograph taken of the "sage of Nininger" (Ignatius Donnelly) c.1860.
The Ignatius Donnelly house in Nininger, c.1937. Photograph by Edwards, Everett E.
Ignatius Donnelly, 1898.
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