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Black and white photograph of effigy of Charles A. Lindbergh hanging in Stanton, c.1918.

Effigy of Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr. hanging from a telephone pole in Stanton

Effigy of Charles A. Lindbergh hanging in Stanton, c.1918.

Black and white photograph of people gathering for a Nonpartisan League meeting in Echo, c.1918.

Cars and people gather for a Nonpartisan League meeting in Echo

People gather for a Nonpartisan League meeting in Echo, c.1918.

Black and white photograph of Nonpartisan League meeting in Carver County, 1918.

Nonpartisan League meeting in Carver County

Nonpartisan League meeting in Carver County, 1918.

Black and white photograph of Arthur C. Townley, founder of the Nonpartisan League, c.1915.

Arthur C. Townley, founder and President of the Nonpartisan League

Arthur C. Townley, founder of the Nonpartisan League, c.1915.

Black and white photograph of Nonpartisan League member Theodore G. Mattson, c.1918.

Theodore G. Mattson and his Nonpartisan League wagon box, Little Falls

Nonpartisan League member Theodore G. Mattson, c.1918.

The Nonpartisan League

Exploited by powerful corporate and political interests in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Midwestern farmers banded together in the early twentieth century to fight for their political and economic rights. Farmers formed the Nonpartisan League (NPL) and wrote a significant chapter of Minnesota's progressive-era history.

Black and white photograph of the Wanamingo Elevator, c.1950.

Wanamingo Elevator, Wanamingo

The Wanamingo Elevator, c.1950. The community was located on early stagecoach road and wheat trail that linked Red Wing and Kenyon.

An Overview of Goodhue County History

In March 1853 Goodhue County was created by Minnesota's territorial legislature. It was formed from the original Wabasha County, which lay between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

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