a photograph of a union suit made by Munsingwear

Union suit

Men's full length Munsingwear union suit, 1890. The union suit is knit of a wool and cotton blend and has long sleeves, a high neck, full open front with twelve white buttons, and a back flap. The suit's knit cuffs are sewn to each sleeve and leg opening.

Color image of the Universal Laboratories Building, 2009.

Universal Laboratories

Universal Laboratories Building, 2009.

Paper postcard depicting the University of Minnesota Armory, c.1905.

University of Minnesota Armory

Paper postcard (made c.1905) depicting the University of Minnesota Armory, where the concluding gala of the National Afro-American League's 1902 meeting was held. This building still stands.

Black and white photograph of the University of Minnesota's women's suffrage club, 1913.

University of Minnesota's women's suffrage club

University of Minnesota's women's suffrage club, 1913.

Watercolor of the Grand Marais Lighthouse.

Untitled (Grand Marais Lighthouse)

Watercolor of the Grand Marais Lighthouse by Mike Lynch,1984. Lynch was involved with the Grand Marais Art Colony.

US Army canteen

US Army canteen

Canteen used by Private Daniel H. Hunt, Company A, Third Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

US Army colonel's uniform frock coat

US Army colonel's uniform frock coat

Frock coat worn by Col. Christopher C. Andrews of the Third Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

US Army medical officer's uniform sash

US Army medical officer's uniform sash

Dark green knit silk uniform sash worn during the Civil War by Chief Surgeon Alfred Wharton of the Sixth Minnesota Regiment. Wharton resigned in 1864 due to illness contracted while at Helena, Arkansas.

Civil War bayonet

US Army Model 1855–1870 socket bayonet

Springfield rifle-musket bayonet carried by George W. Buswell, Company B, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

United States Army General and Staff officers hat insignia worn during the Civil War by General John B. Sanborn of the 4th Minnesota Regiment. The velvet patch is embroidered in bullion with a wreath and the letters "MVM" (Minnesota Volunteer Militia).

US Army officer's hat insignia

United States Army General and Staff officers hat insignia worn during the Civil War by General John B. Sanborn of the 4th Minnesota Regiment. The velvet patch is embroidered in bullion with a wreath and the letters "MVM" (Minnesota Volunteer Militia).

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