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Color image of a rimmed miner's helmet worn by Adam Shapic circa 1910-1930s

Iron miner's helmet

Rimmed miner's helmet worn by Adam Shapic circa 1910–1930s. Shapic worked in iron mines near Virginia, Minnesota, until he was injured in a mining accident that left him paralyzed.

Black and white photograph of J. H. Thomas, head of the Grange in Young America, 1873.

J. H. Thomas, head of the Grange in Young America

J. H. Thomas, head of the Grange in Young America, 1873.

J.E. Schroggins, salesman for Watkins' Remedies of Red Wing

J.E. Schroggins, salesman for Watkins' Remedies of Red Wing

J.E. Schroggins, salesman for Watkins' Remedies of Red Wing, posed with his horse-drawn buggy, Red Wing, c.1900.

J.R. Watkins Company, Winona

J.R. Watkins Company, Winona

J.R. Watkins Company, Winona, 1956. Photographer: St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.

J.R. Watkins Company, Winona

J.R. Watkins Company, Winona

J.R. Watkins Company, Winona. Administration building in foreground, c.1945.

Black and white photograph of Jacob Brower, 1897.

Jacob Brower

Jacob Brower, 1897. Brower was a surveyor who was instrumental in forming Itasca State Park and became the park’s first commissioner. Photographer unknown.

Black and white photograph of Jacob Brower at the Lake Itasca basin at DeSoto Lake, 1889.

Jacob Brower at DeSoto Lake

Jacob Brower at the Lake Itasca basin at DeSoto Lake, 1889.

Black and white photograph of Dr. Jacob E. Bowers, superintendent of Rochester State Hospital, c.1875.

Jacob E. Bowers

Dr. Jacob E. Bowers, superintendent of Rochester State Hospital, 1879–1889. Photograh by Hiram Joseph Jacoby, c.1875.

Jakob Hendrik Gerhard Fjelde with his siblings

Jakob Hendrik Gerhard Fjelde with his siblings

Sculptor Jacob Fjelde with his siblings, c.1890.

Portrait of James C. Burbank, a founding member of the Minnesota Stage Company, c.1872.

James C. Burbank

Portrait of James C. Burbank, a founding member of the Minnesota Stage Company, c.1872.

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