Photograph of Harmony's Concert Band, 1919

Harmony Concert Band

The Harmony Concert Band at the Minnesota State Fair, ca. 1919. The band played indoor concerts at the Harmony Opera House in Harmony, Minnesota, in the early 1900s.

Photograph of Harmony Opera House auditorium, 1909

Harmony Opera House Auditorium

Interior of the Harmony Opera House in Harmony, Minnesota. Photograph by Carl Robert Moen, ca. 1909.

Picture of the old Harmony Opera House, 2018.

Harmony Opera House

Description: The Harmony Opera House (now the Old Legion Hall) Harmony, Minnesota. Photograph by Amy Jo Hahn, 2018

Harmony Opera House

Built in 1909, the Harmony Opera House was used for a wide range of activities. It provided a venue for dances, high school graduation ceremonies, political debates, local organization gatherings, and music and theatre performances. In 2018, it is an Old Legion Hall event-rental facility.

Photograph of an altar painting in Elstad Lutheran Church by Herbjorn Gausta

“Jesus Knocking”

Description: Elstad Lutheran Church painting by Herbjorn Gausta, Fillmore County, Minnesota, Christmas 1939. Photograph by Mathias Bue.

Painting titled "Mending The Net" by Herbjorn Gausta

“Mending the Net”

Painting by Herbjorn Gausta titled “Mending the Net,” ca. 1900.

Painting by Herbjorn Gausta of a natural spring

Painting by Herbjorn Gausta of a natural spring

Painting by Herbjorn Gausta of a natural spring on a farm in Harmony, Minnesota. Date unknown.

Painting of a farm landscape by Herbjorn Gausta

Untitled farm landscape

Herbjorn Gausta painting, ca. 1900.

Painting of a Southern Minnesota lake scene by Herbjorn Gausta

Southern Minnesota lake scene

Southern Minnesota Lake Scene by Herbjorn Gausta (before 1888) in the collections of the Vesterheim Museum in Decorah, Iowa.

Painting by Herbjorn Gausta titled “The Good Shepherd,” 1885–1895.

“The Good Shepherd"

Herbjorn Gausta altar painting for Greenfield Lutheran Church, ca. 1885–1895. Photograph by Sharen Storhoff.


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