A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Minnesota Brush Electric Company letterhead from 1887, showing the company's electric light mast and generating plant.
Exterior detailing of the Minnesota Building, 2009. Photograph by Thomas R. Zahn.
View of the Minnesota Capitol before the installation of the Quadriga, possibly during the dedication ceremony, 1905.
A group of Minnesota cartoonists and fans presented Swan with a Minnesota cartooning award designed by Jerry Fearing in 1993.
Minnesota Commission of Public Safety members, c.1918.
Commission of Public Safety Order No. 37, June 4, 1918. This order mandated that every able bodied man in the state of Minnesota that was not in the military had to be employed in a useful occupation.
Minnesota Department of Education exhibit for free traveling library, c.1925.
Photograph of the annual banquet of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, Insurance Division held at the Lowery Hotel in St. Paul on January 16, 1950. Photograph by Schwang.
Minnesota governor's suite during John Lind's administration, c.1900. Pictured: John Lind at his desk; G. P. Wade, postmaster of the Legislature; L. A. Rosing, private secretary to the governor; and an unidentified woman.
Wooden ballot box with hinged lid containing forty-two marbles and twelve black plastic cubes. Used by the Minnesota Grange.
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