Black and white photograph of a work room, Minneapolis Artificial Limb Company, 1940.

Work room, Minneapolis Artificial Limb Company

Work room, Minneapolis Artificial Limb Company, 1940.

World War II K-ration

World War II K-ration

World War II "K-ration" issued to a Minnesota soldier, c.1941-1944. The K-ration, developed by and named for University of Minnesota physiologist Ancel Keys, provided soldiers in World War II with calorie-rich foods and psychological sustenance in the form of cigarettes.

Photograph of the front of a World War II K-ration issued to a Minnesota soldier

World War II K-ration issued to Minnesota soldier

World War II K-ration issued to Minnesota soldier

World War II K-ration (supper variety) issued to Wendal Jerome Kulencamp. Kulencamp was in service between 1941 and 1944.

World War II K-ration issued to Minnesota soldier

World War II K-ration (supper variety) issued to Wendal Jerome Kulencamp. Kulencamp was in service between 1941 and 1944.

motorette newspaper advertisement

World War II motorette advertisement

A newspaper ad recruiting women to operate streetcars, 1914.

World War II motorettes

Three of the first motorettes report for work at Nicollet Station, Thirty-first Street and Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, 1943.

Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair

Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair

Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair c. 1938.

Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair

Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair

Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair c.1938.

Yee Sing Woo standing in front of Yee Sing Laundry, 1319 Nicollet, Minneapolis

Yee Sing Woo standing in front of Yee Sing Laundry, 1319 Nicollet, Minneapolis

Yee Sing Woo, husband of Liang May Seen, standing in front of Yee Sing Laundry, 1319 Nicollet, Minneapolis. c.1895.

Black and white photograph of Yom Kippur service at Sons of Jacob.

Yom Kippur service at Sons of Jacob

Yom Kippur service at Sons of Jacob.

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