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This photograph, c.1955, of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at Bemidji highlights a tourist attraction in one of Minnesota's lake cities. Photograph by Kenneth Melvin Wright.
Composer Paul Fetler (at the piano) with Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella), c.1969.
Paul Wellstone’s official U.S. Senate portrait, c.1996.
Paul Wellstone campaign poster, c.1990.
Pin-back button created to memorialize Paul Wellstone’s death in 2002.
Yard sign created to support Paul Wellstone’s U.S. Senate campaign in 2002. After Wellstone’s death, a paper was added to the sign to recognize Walter Mondale as Wellstone’s replacement in the election.
Map of the Pelican River chain of lakes and the route of the Pelican Valley Navigation Company. Creator:Patricia Isaacs.
Cover of the Pelican Valley Navigation Company brochure, July 15, 1909.
Pelican Valley Navigation Company brochure, showing the schedules for boats and connecting trains, July 15, 1909.
Fur Trade fort at Pembina with Red River Trail oxcarts in the foreground, 1860.
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