A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Frozen prairie with distant bison herd, 2014. From the photograph collection of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
An early scene from the Fruit Breeding farm, which became the Horticultural Research Center.
Fruit display at the Minnesota State Fair, 1899.
John Vachon photograph for the Farm Security Administration. July 1941.
Funeral of Colonel William Colvill at Cannon Falls. June 15, 1905.
Funeral of Henry Ness, a striker killed during the strike, in front of strike headquarters at 215 South Eighth Street, Minneapolis, 1934.
Funeral of Rabbi Samuel Deinard, Minneapolis, October 16, 1921.
Funeral procession for Knute Nelson, on Cedar Street by the State Capitol, 1923.
Woman's white ermine tippet and muff set made c.1840 from pelts collected by traders working for the American Fur Company. Worn by Sarah Alexandrine Sibley, sister of American Fur Company agent Henry Sibley, during an 1840 visit to Washington, DC.
This document, dated June 26, 1838, permits Henry Sibley to trade with the Mdewakanton Dakota at the St. Peters (Minnesota) River near Fort Snelling for one year.
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