Family of Frederick Spangenberg Sr.

Family of Frederick Spangenberg Sr.

Family of Frederick Spangenberg Sr., c.1900.

Frederick Spangenberg Sr. and family

Frederick Spangenberg Sr. and family

Frederick Spangenberg Sr. and family, c.1900.

Anna Sontag Spangenberg

Anna Sontag Spangenberg

Anna Sontag Spangenberg, wife of Frederick Sr., c.1900.

Frederick Spangenberg Sr.

Frederick Spangenberg Sr.

Frederick Spangenberg Sr., c.1900.

Cows in farmyard at Spangenberg farm

Cows in farmyard at Spangenberg farm

Cows in farmyard at Frederick Spangenberg house, c.1895.

Spangenberg clock shelf

Spangenberg clock shelf

Clock shelf, Eastlake style, used by the Spangenberg family, 1890s.

Framed portrait of Spangenbergs

Framed portrait of Spangenbergs

Portrait of Frederick Sr. and Anna Spangenberg in a frame, c.1868.

Frederick Spangenberg, 375 Mount Curve, St. Paul

Frederick Spangenberg, 375 Mount Curve, St. Paul

Frederick Spangenberg House, St. Paul, c.1965.

Frederick Spangenberg House, St. Paul

When completed in 1867, the Spangenberg house was surrounded by an eighty-acre dairy farm, well outside the St. Paul city limits. Today, the house is surrounded not by fields and barns but by the paved streets and ample houses of the Highland Park neighborhood.

Mexican American migrant farm workers

Mexican American migrant farm workers

Mexican American migrant farm workers harvesting asparagus near Owatonna, c.1955. Rural Minnesota has always been demographically diverse and home to immigrant and migrant populations. Immigrants have played roles as farm owners and hired hands.

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