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Illustration of a Crex Carpet Company employee operating a carpet loom. Originally reproduced in a Crex Carpet Company catalog (Chicago: Hollister Press, c.1908).
Illustration of the Crex Carpet Company office c.1901. Originally reproduced in Herbert Myrick's Creating New Industries (Chicago: Orange Judd, 1901).
Illustration of three styles of rug manufactured by the Crex Carpet Company. Originally reproduced in a John H. Pray & Sons Company catalog (#30, page 38).
Aerial photograph of the Crex Carpet Company at 509 Front Avenue in St. Paul. Photographed by F. Paul Wright c.1928.
Photograph taken in of the Crispus Attucks Orphanage and Old Folks Home at 469 Collins Street in St. Paul, 1962.
Crispus Attucks moves to 1537 Randolph Avenue in Highland Park, 1908.
Photograph of the Crispus Attucks Orphanage and Old Folks Home at its original location on East Acker Street in St. Paul, c.1905.
Photograph of the Crispus Attucks Orphanage and Old Folks Home at 1537 Randolph Avenue in St. Paul, c.1910.
High School designed by Bert Keck in 1915 and described in the publication The American School Board Journal of New York. It was located on East Third Street between Elm and Broadway streets.
Elmer Uggen’s original words and music for “Crookstonian”, a march song for the city. Includes three pages of music, as well as photos and a history of Crookston.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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