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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.
Elsa L. Jemne working at an easel, 1922.
Elsa Laubach Jemne viewing Clement Haupers’ oil painting Early Moon in St. Paul, 1938.
Elsa Peterson, 1880s. Oleson Portrait Studio, Minneapolis.
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