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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.
Members of the Hmong Health Care Professionals Coalition (HHCPC) meet at Big Brothers Big Sisters, an HHCPC member host site, in St. Paul in 2013.
Melvin J. Maas, 1925.
Melvin J. Maas with daughter Patricia and wife Katherine, 1952.
Melvin Maas, 1931.
Portrait of Melvin Maas from the 1916 edition of St. Paul Central High School's yearbook The Senior Annual.
Maas in flight suit, c.1929.
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