Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Two multicolored signs advertising Burma-Shave shaving cream. Used by the Burma-Vita Company between 1951 and 1952.

Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Four of six original signs from a Burma-Shave sequential roadside advertisement. The middle sign, which would have read "out so far," is missing, as is the sixth and final sign, which would have read, "Burma Shave." Used between 1940 and 1955.

Burma-Shave signs

Burma-Shave signs

Series of painted wooden signs advertising Burma-Shave. Manufactured by the Burma-Vita Company, 1959.

Burma-Shave tube with box

Burma-Shave tube with box, ca. 1950s. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user Scheinwerfermann, September 3, 2008.

Burma-Vita Company

Burma-Vita Company

Burma-Vita Company, 2318 West Chestnut Avenue, Minneapolis. Photograph by Norton & Peel, May 9, 1941.

Black and white photograph of the burning of Swede Hollow, St. Paul, 1956.

Burning of Swede Hollow, St. Paul

After deeming Swede Hollow an unhealthy place to live, the city evicted the remaining families and burned what structures remained, 1956. Photograph by the St. Paul Dispatch & Pioneer Press.

Stereoscopic card of business buildings in Cannon Falls, c. 1880s.

Business buildings in Cannon Falls

Business buildings line this Cannon Falls street in the early 1880s. Such wood frame structures, often clustered together, proved susceptible to fire.

Black and white photograph of Businesses near the intersection of East 38th St and 4th Ave, Minneapolis, 1975.

Businesses near the intersection of East 38th St and 4th Ave, Minneapolis

Businesses near the intersection of East 38th St and 4th Ave, Minneapolis, 1975.

Color image of a bust of Frank Boyd in St. Paul’s Frank Boyd Park, 2016.

Bust of Frank Boyd in St. Paul’s Frank Boyd Park

Bust of Frank Boyd in St. Paul’s Frank Boyd Park, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Black and white photograph of the bust of King Gustavus Adolphus, sporting a mortar board cap, [undated]. Photograph by Paul Markland.

Bust of King Gustavus Adolphus

The bust of King Gustavus Adolphus, sporting a mortar board cap, [undated]. Photograph by Paul Markland.

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