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Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota, c.1910.
Pillsbury Lincoln Mill on the Rum River in Anoka, Minnesota, c.1890.
Lincoln Mill, Anoka, Minnesota, c.1890. Lithograph by Louis Haugg.
Washburn Mill Company poster, created by the St. Paul Dispatch, 1889.
View of Anoka's Pillsbury Lincoln Mill after it was destroyed by fire, c.1884, reprint.
In 1880, two Minneapolis businessmen built the Lincoln Flouring Mill in Anoka, Minnesota. The Lincoln Mill became one the largest country flour mills in the state, surviving until 1939 in spite of catastrophes like the Anoka fire of 1884.
Oliver Kelley house, restored, 1979.
Oliver Kelley home marker, Sherburne County, 1937. Photograph by Everett E. Edwards.
Oliver H. Kelley, c.1900.
Fabric button commemorating the founders of the National Grange, including Minnesota farmer Oliver H. Kelley, created 1875–1899.
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