Color image of a small maple sloping lid desk used by the Minnesota state Legislature, ca. 1882.

Small maple sloping lid desk used by the Minnesota state Legislature

Small maple sloping lid desk used by the Minnesota state Legislature has leather writing area and low gallery at rear with post and ball decoration. Two drawers below desk top had brass keyhole surrounds; one is missing. The base has four turned wooden legs and feet and low shelf with railing. Simple shelf designs ornament side corners; simple scroll designs are carved above front feet and below desk top front, ca. 1882.

Color image of a Eastlake upholstered side chair, used in the second state capitol, ca. 1890s.

Eastlake upholstered side chair

Eastlake upholstered side chair, used in the second state capitol, ca. 1890s.

Drawing by Leroy S. Buffington, Architect, for the state capitol building, St. Paul, ca. 1881. Photographed by Farr.

Drawing by Leroy S. Buffington, Architect, for the state capitol building

Drawing by Leroy S. Buffington, Architect, for the state capitol building, St. Paul, ca. 1881. Photographed by Farr.

Painting of St. Anthony Falls by Alexander Francois Loemans, ca. 1875

Painting of St. Anthony Falls by Alexander Francois Loemans, ca. 1875

St. Anthony Falls by Alexander Francois Loemans, ca. 1875. The painting may have been rescued from the Capitol fire in 1881 by Senator James Nathan Castle.

Civil War General George H. Thomas, by Samuel Woodson Price, 1880

General George H. Thomas

Civil War General George H. Thomas, by Samuel Woodson Price, 1880. The portrait may have been rescued from the House of Representatives chamber during the 1881 fire.

Black and white photograph of the first State Capitol building showing enlargement of 1878. Painted by Alfred Palmquist & Company, 1879.

First State Capitol building showing enlargement of 1878

First State Capitol building showing enlargement of 1878. Painted by Alfred Palmquist & Company, 1879.

Illustration of the first State Capitol, Tenth and Wabasha, St. Paul, 1875, showing the 1873 addition. From, Harper's Monthly, October 1875, p. 629.

First State Capitol, Tenth and Wabasha

First State Capitol, Tenth and Wabasha, St. Paul, 1875, showing the 1873 addition. From, Harper's Monthly, October 1875, p. 629.

Color image of the band Flyte Tyme, ca. 1980.

Flyte Tyme

The band Flyte Tyme, and friends, in Halloween costumes: Terry Lewis (in silver with arms outstretched), Cynthia Johnson (bottom center), and Jellybean Johnson (back right). Photograph by Charles Chamblis, ca. 1980.

Black and white photograph of a children’s piano recital at Phyllis Wheatley Settlement House, Minneapolis, ca. 1953.

Children’s piano recital at Phyllis Wheatley Settlement House

Children’s piano recital at Phyllis Wheatley Settlement House, Minneapolis, ca. 1953.

Color image of the back of Grand Theater, showing mural, March 2017.

Back of Grand Theater, showing mural

Back of Grand Theater, showing mural, March 2017.

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