A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Map of Minnesota showing the results of the marriage referendum included on ballots for the election held on November 6, 2012. Counties marked in red indicate a majority of “no” votes; counties marked in green indicate a majority of “yes” votes.
Minnesotans for Marriage booth at the Minnesota State Fair. Photographed by Tony Webster on September 2, 2012.
Martha George Ripley, M.D., c.1890. Engraver: Samuel Sartain.
Martha George Rogers Ripley, c.1868.
Martin L. Webb, Private, Fourth Minnesota Infantry, Company D.
Martin Layman, one of the founders of Layman’s (later Pioneers and Soldiers) Cemetery, ca. 1875.
Marvelous Minnesota display at Dayton’s, 1955.
Mary Gibbs, commissioner of Itasca State Park and the first woman in the U.S. to hold the position of park commissioner, 1903. Photographer unknown.
Finnish immigrant Mary Harju Paavola, 1925.
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