A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
West-facing view of the main seating area of the Cathedral of St. Paul. Photographed by Paul Nelson on July 10, 2014.
Main Street at the Milford Mine location, showing the lake that flooded the mine, 1924.
Main Street of the Milford Mining Company in Crosby, 1924.
Zumbrota's Main Street, c.1925. The community was founded in 1856 during Minnesota territorial period by a New England emigration society.
Drawing of a maize or corn plant enjoying warm weather in Southern Mexico. Drawing by Emmeline Hall.
Major Alfred B. Brackett, c.1863.
Major Brackett and his aide, Van Garren, at a camp in Dakota Territory, 1864.
Map of the United States showing major and minor corn growing areas.
Major General Norman Kirk, Surgeon General of the Army, inspecting Minnesota-made artificial limbs, December 6, 1943.
Major Jose H. Sherwood, 1918. Sherwood commanded the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard.
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