City of Hanover petition for incorporation, 2004.

City of Hanover petition for incorporation

First page of the original petition for town incorporation signed by local residents in September 1891. Photographed by Mary Coons, 2004. Used courtesy of the City of Hanover.

City of Minneapolis Census Tract Map, 1940.

City of Minneapolis Census Tract Map, 1940

City of Minneapolis Census Tract Map, 1940.

Color scan of a City of Minneapolis Election Map, 1946.

City of Minneapolis Election Map

City of Minneapolis Election Map, 1946.

Black and white photograph of civil defense instructor training, 1962.

Civil defense instructor training

Civil defense instructor training, 1962.

Civil War bullets

Civil War bullets

Six bullets retrieved from the Mill Springs Battlefield by George L. Gates, Co. A, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Image of hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black hoops with rope tuning cords.

Civil War drum

Hand-painted drum composed of a walnut-stained wood shell and black hoops with rope tuning cords. The drum was used in the Civil War by Calvin R. Fix, a private in the 4th Minnesota Infantry Regiment who rose to the rank of Principal Musician in the Eleventh Minnesota.

Color image of Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Civil War percussion cap box used by Hans H. Danielson of Company G, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

Civil War saxhorn

Civil War saxhorn

Saxhorn used by Kelsey D. Chase, Co. K, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Civil War surgical instruments and case

Civil War surgical instruments and case

Civil War surgical instruments and case, 1861-1865. This kit used by a Fifth Minnesota Infantry Regiment surgeon, with its prominent amputation saws and scarificators for bloodletting, illustrates the reliance of physicians in the era before germ theory on "heroic" medical interventions.

Civil War veterans' organization badge

Civil War veteran's badge

Civil War veterans' organization badge that belonged to a veteran of Company A, Tenth Minnesota Infantry, c.1870.

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