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Elmer Benson at his desk, c.1934. Photographed by the St. Paul Daily News.
Elmer Benson by a lake, 1937.
Elmer Benson giving a speech, c.1937.
Governor Elmer Benson signs a barbers’ fair trade bill. Photograph by the St. Paul Daily News, 1937.
Spontaneous demonstration for Governor Elmer Benson at Duluth Convention, 1938.
Elmer Benson waving from a campaign train, c.1936.
Governor Elmer Benson (center right) at a conference with American Gas Machine Company strike representatives in Albert Lea, 1937.
Elmer L. Anderson photographs, c.1960
Knute Heldner holding a painting created by Elsa Jemne for the WPA Federal Art Project and exhibited at the Minnesota State Fair, c.1936.
Elsa Jemne painting portrait of a Blackfoot woman, c.1915.
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