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Zumbrota's Main Street, c.1925. The community was founded in 1856 during Minnesota territorial period by a New England emigration society.
Drawing of a maize or corn plant enjoying warm weather in Southern Mexico. Drawing by Emmeline Hall.
Major Alfred B. Brackett, c.1863.
Major Brackett and his aide, Van Garren, at a camp in Dakota Territory, 1864.
Map of the United States showing major and minor corn growing areas.
Major General Norman Kirk, Surgeon General of the Army, inspecting Minnesota-made artificial limbs, December 6, 1943.
Major Jose H. Sherwood, 1918. Sherwood commanded the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard.
Major Thomas Warham, c.1918. Warham was commander of the Medical Corps, Motor Corps Division.
Making artificial limbs at Minneapolis Artificial Limb Company, Minneapolis, 1945.
Workers making signs for the school police, c.1930.
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