This c. 1860 photo shows the west face of Barn Bluff as viewed from the Wisconsin shore of the Mississippi River. Much of the lower portion of the bluff was removed in 1960 for construction of a highway bridge.
This canteen was carried through the Civil War by Minnesota's Fifth governor, William R. Marshall, colonel of the Seventh Minnesota Infantry Regiment.
Wilbur Burton Foshay, 1929.
Foshay (right) and Henry H. Henley face arraignment on charges of mail fraud, 1931. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.
Foshay with his associate Henry H. Henley are photographed at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary following their conviction on mail fraud, 1934.
Noiseless Automatic Sewing Machine designed by by the Willcox & Gibbs Sewing Machine Company in London, England in 1871. Used by the Frederick Spangenberg family.
Wild rice harvest. Two women winnowing rice with nooshkaachinaaganan (winnowing baskets), 1910-1918. Photograph by Frances Densmore.
Wildwood Dance Pavilion, c.1912.
The Pippin roller coaster at Wildwood, 1927. Photograph by Norton and Peel.
Photograph of Minnesota-based publishing magnate Wilford Fawcett, 1925.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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