'Goofy Meets Gorby' t-shirt

'Goofy Meets Gorby' t-shirt

The "Goofy Meets Gorby" t-shirt makes light of a meeting between Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Soviet Union, and Rudy Perpich, Governor of Minnesota, during Gorbachev's 1990 visit to the state.

'Majestic' carbide bicycle lamp

'Majestic' carbide bicycle lamp

Brass carbide bicycle lamp patented in 1899, c.1900.

'Soo Line' sign

'Soo Line' sign

Enameled steel Soo Line sign from the mid-twentieth century. Manufactured by Vertibrite Signs, Chicago.

10th Minnesota national battle flag

10th Minnesota national battle flag

10th Minnesota national battle flag, c.1861–1865.

10th Minnesota regimental battle flag

10th Minnesota regimental battle flag

10th Minnesota regimental battle flag, c.1861–1865.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie

Officers of the Fifteenth Regiment at Fort McKenzie, c.1898.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie, Georgia.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie, Georgia

Quarters of the Fifteenth Regiment at Fort McKenzie, c.1898.

15th regiment moved from Camp Ramsey on the State Fairgrounds to try and control the spread of typhoid fever.

15th regiment moved from Camp Ramsey on the State Fairgrounds to try and control the spread of typhoid fever

Temporary dwellings of the Fifteenth Regiment after abandoning the Fairgrounds, c.1898.

Detail view of a map made in 185 by Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin. Text surrounding Lake Mille Lacs (at center left, labelled here as Lac de Buade) identifies the area as inhabited by the "Issatis," or Santee Dakota. The map provides some of the earliest extant textual evidence of a Dakota community at Lake Mille Lacs.

1600s map marking Lake Mille Lacs (Lac de Buade) as the home of the "Issatis" (Santee Dakota)

Detail view of a copy of a map made in 1688 by Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin. Text surrounding Lake Mille Lacs (at center left, labelled here as Lac de Buade) identifies the area as inhabited by the "Issatis," or Santee Dakota. The map provides some of the earliest extant textual evidence of a Dakota community at Lake Mille Lacs.

Detail view of a map made in 1685 by Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin. Lake Mille Lacs (at center left) is labelled as "Lac des Sioux, suggesting that the area was known as a home for Dakota people as early as the seventeenth century.

1600s map with Lake Mille Lacs labelled Lake of the Sioux (Lac des Sioux)

Detail view of a map made in 1685 and 1686 by Jean-Baptiste Louis Franquelin. Lake Mille Lacs (at center left) is labelled as "Lac des Sioux" (Lake of the Sioux), suggesting that the area was known as a home for Dakota people as early as the seventeenth century.

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