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Photograph of a gathering of people on the banks of the upper Mississippi River for a prayer meeting conducted by Reverend John Sornberger, c.1910.
John Strauss Sr. with William Blochinger and John Strauss Jr. in front of Strauss Skate Shop, 165 West Kellogg, St. Paul, 1938.
John Strauss, skate maker, 1919.
John T. Bernard, c.1938. Photograph is from the John Bernard papers, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.
John T. Bernard and his daughter, Marie, c.1930s.
John A. Johnson presidential campaign button, 1908.
World War I-era Red Cross poster, c.1917.
Jose Sherwood, ca. 1918. Sherwood was a leading figure in St. Paul's African American community. He helped found the St. Paul chapter of the NAACP.
Joseph Anderson, 1863. Anderson claimed that the command was his, criticized the choice of campsite.
Photograph of Joseph Elsinger, founder of the Golden Rule department store and member of the board of the Crispus Attucks Home, undated.
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