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Mayo Clinic, Rochester, c.1915.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, c.1928.
Karl Emil Nygard in 1933, when he was mayor of Crosby. Courtesy of the Nygard family.
Wahpeton Dakota leader Mazamani II (Walking Iron), c.1855.
McCarthy campaign peace dress, 1968.
Lifepak 12 defibrillator manufactured by Medtronic. Photographed on June 12, 2006.
Medtronic Founder Earl Bakken and Medtronic CEO Winston Wallin with an early pacemaker model, 1986. Photographed by Jeffrey Grosscup.
Medtronic’s headquarters in Fridley. Photographed on September 7, 2012.
Minnesota state senator Mee Moua speaks at a rally on October 30, 2008, in support of Barack Obama, Al Franken, and other Democratic candidates.
Progressives meet to decide whether they should form a national third party based on Farmer-Labor and similar liberal groups, 1937.
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