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Black and white photograph of Dr. O.O. Howard Sergeant in the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard and his grandson, Howard Maxwell, 1918.

Dr. O.O. Howard Sergeant in the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard and his grandson

Dr. O.O. Howard Sergeant in the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard and his grandson, Howard Maxwell, 1918.

Color image of the Kirby Puckett memorial plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, 2012.

Kirby Puckett Hall of Fame plaque

Close-up view of the Kirby Puckett memorial plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Photographed by Flickr user Neil R on October 13, 2012.

Color image of a statue of Kirby Puckett at Target Field in Minneapolis, 2010.

Kirby Puckett statue

Statue of Kirby Puckett at Target Field in Minneapolis. Photographed by Jeramey Jannene on August 7, 2010.

Color image of Kirby Puckett at batting practice, c.1994.

Kirby Puckett at batting practice

Kirby Puckett at batting practice, c.1994.

Color image of Kirby Puckett batting against the Baltimore Orioles during a game at Camden Yards.

Kirby Puckett at bat

Kirby Puckett batting against the Baltimore Orioles during a game at Camden Yards. Photographed by Jeff Self on July 17, 1993.

Color image of Kirby Puckett during the 1991 World Series.

Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett during the 1991 World Series.

Puckett, Kirby (1960–2006)

Kirby Puckett played twelve seasons as a center fielder for the Minnesota Twins. Known for both his playing skills and his spirit, “Puck” played a major role in rejuvenating the team and leading them to World Series victories in 1987 and 1991. Although his career was cut short by eye problems, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001.

Color image of Thomas Lyles monument, 2014.

Thomas Lyles monument

The tombstone of African American businessman Thomas Lyles in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 25, 2014.

Black-and-white engravings of Dred Scott (at right) and Harriet Robinson Scott (at left) that appeared in the Jun 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.

Dred Scott and Harriet Robinson Scott

Engravings of Dred Scott amd Harriet Robinson Scott that appeared in the June 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

Engraving of Eliza and Lizzie Scott that appeared in the June 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

Eliza and Lizzie Scott

Engraving of Eliza and Lizzie Scott that appeared in the June 27, 1857 edition of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

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