A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
John Sweetman, founder of the Sweetman Catholic Colony, ca. 1885–1890.
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.
Portrait of Joseph Gilbert, c.1925.
Joseph Godfrey, 1862. Drawing by Robert O. Sweeny
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