Black and white photograph of a 1872 horsecar compared to a new electric motor streetcar, May 3, 1921. Photographed by C.J. Hibbard.

1872 horsecar compared to a new electric motor streetcar

1872 horsecar compared to a new electric motor streetcar, May 3, 1921. Photographed by C.J. Hibbard.

Image depicting the 1876 Chaska brick Wendelin and Julianna Grimm house, showing 1924 Grimm alfalfa marker in foreground, 2004.

1876 Chaska brick Wendelin and Julianna Grimm house, showing 1924 Grimm alfalfa marker in foreground

Image depicting the 1876 Chaska brick Wendelin and Julianna Grimm house, showing 1924 Grimm alfalfa marker in foreground, 2004.

1892 Republican National Convention badge

1892 Republican National Convention badge

1892 Republican National Convention badge that reads, "Information Cheerfully Given."

Color image of a 1916 plat map of that portion of the Flats not included in the previous map

1916 plat map of that portion of the Flats not included in the previous map

1916 plat map of that portion of the Flats not included in the previous map. Historian Lorraine Esterly Pierce calls the area east of the Robert Street Bridge the Lower East Side. Plat Book of Saint Paul Minn. and Suburbs. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins & Co., 1916.

Color image of a 1916 plat map of the Flats, except the northeast portion.

1916 plat map of the Flats, except the northeast portion

1916 plat map of the Flats, except the northeast portion. The main north-south streets were, left to right, Wabasha, Robert, and State. Plat Book of Saint Paul Minn. and Suburbs. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins & Co., 1916.

Black and white photograph of young men and women of the 1935 graduating class of the St. Paul Talmud Torah. Max Gordon, the director of the Talmud Torah, is seated at the center of the front row.

1935 graduating class of the St. Paul Talmud Torah

Young men and women of the 1935 graduating class of the S.t Paul Talmud Torah. Max Gordon, the director of the Talmud Torah, is seated at the center of the front row.

Black and white photograph of the 1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace, looking west toward State Office Building.

1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace

1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace, looking west toward State Office Building.

Color postcard of the 1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace.

1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace postcard view

Postcard of the 1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace.

1940 Marlborough Hotel Fire

This video includes images from the Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Edina Newspaper Photographs Collection at the Minnesota Historical Society. The narration is taken from, "4 Missing in Hotel Fire, 18 Dead, Fireman Search All Night Among Ruins." Minneapolis Morning Tribune, January 4, 1940. Video produced by Horacio DeVoto.

Black and white photograph of the 1940 Winter Carnival Ice Palace at Como Park.

1940 Winter Carnival Ice Palace

1940 Winter Carnival Ice Palace at Como Park.

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