Color image of elevator doors of the Minnesota Building, 2009.

Elevator doors, Minnesota Building

Elevator doors of the Minnesota Building, 2009. The lavish ornamentation of the doors is typical of the art deco style. Photograph by Thomas R. Zahn.

Elevator row, Clara City

Elevator row, Clara City

This postcard of "Elevator Row" in Clara City, Minnesota, c.1910, shows one of the major reasons rural people have gone to town since the 1880s: to connect to the railroad to sell grain.

Black and white photograph of the elevator to Foshay Tower observation balcony, Minneapolis, 1948.

Elevator to Foshay Tower observation balcony, Minneapolis

Elevator to Foshay Tower observation balcony, Minneapolis, 1948.

Color image of Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.

Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.

Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.

Photograph of Elias W. Mortimer

Elias W. Mortimer, Sergeant in Company F, Fifth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Elias W. Mortimer, Sergeant in Company F, Fifth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment, c.1865. Photograph by Joel Emmons Whitney.

Engraving of Eliza and Lizzie Scott that appeared in the June 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

Eliza and Lizzie Scott

Engraving of Eliza and Lizzie Scott that appeared in the June 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

Black and white tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1870.

Elizabeth Ayer

Tintype photograph of Elizabeth Ayer, c.1870.

Elizabeth Ayer's gravestone

Elizabeth Ayer's gravestone at Oakland Cemetery in Little Falls, Minnesota. Elizabeth's son Lyman, his wife Laura Hill Ayer, and his daughter Agnes are buried nearby. Photograph by Linda Louise Bryan, c.2013.

Black and white photograph of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, c.1915. Flynn was an IWW organizer and speaker during the Mesabi Range Strike of 1916.

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, c.1915. Flynn was an IWW organizer and speaker during the Mesabi Range Strike of 1916.

Elizabeth Kenny Institute, 1800 Chicago, Minneapolis.

Elizabeth Kenny Institute, 1800 Chicago, Minneapolis

Elizabeth Kenny Institute, 1800 Chicago, Minneapolis. c.1943.

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