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Egekvist Bakery truck in Minneapolis, 1921.
The regiment's battle flag consists of one layer of silk with the federal seal painted in the center. Remnants of gold fringe are attached to the top and bottom of the flag. The Eighth received its flag in Paynesville, Minnesota, in May of 1864.
This snare drum was presented to Company F musician Henry H. Velie by the members of the company.
Josias King, c.1900.
Television, radio and phonograph department, Dayton's Southdale store, 1958.
Elevator after cyclone, Rochester. Photographed by Elmer & Tenney, August 21, 1883.
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.
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.
Elevator to Foshay Tower observation balcony, Minneapolis, 1948.
Eleventh Minnesota national battle flag.
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