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Motorette Elizabeth Pederson at the controls of a streetcar at East Side Station, University Avenue and First Avenue NE, Minneapolis, December 4, 1950. Pederson retired in 1973.
Elmer A. Benson during his tenure as state banking commissioner, c.1934. Photographed by the St. Paul Daily News.
Elmer Benson and John T. Bernard at Mesaba Co-op Park, 1940.
Governor Elmer Benson speaking at a Farmer-Labor state convention in Duluth, 1938.
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.
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