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Painting of the Eighth Minnesota Infantry (Mounted) in the Battle of Ta-Ha-Kouty (Killdeer Mountain)

The Eighth Minnesota Infantry (Mounted) in the Battle of Ta-Ha-Kouty (Killdeer Mountain)

The Eighth Minnesota was mounted during Sully's expedition. Here they fight dismounted at the battle of Killdeer Mountain, July 28, 1864. Every fourth man is positioned in the rear as a horse holder. Oil on canvas painting by Carl Ludwig Boeckmann, c.1910.

Villa Emile

Villa Emile

A front view of Villa Emile on Coney Island in Waconia.

Amblard Auto Garage and Clubhouse

Amblard Auto Garage and Clubhouse

The Amblard family's automobile garage and clubhouse, Waconia.

Spectacular Fair: The Minnesota State Fair

In this Collections Up Close video podcast, Minnesota Historical Society collections assistant Christopher Welter shares a few of the thousands of State Fair photographs in the MHS collection, with a special emphasis on the fair’s more spectacular offerings.

Black and white engraving on paper depicting Lake Pepin. Made by Jacob C. Ward c.1840.

Lake Pepin, Upper Mississippi

Black and white engraving on paper depicting Lake Pepin. Made by Jacob C. Ward c.1840.

Black and white portrait of Zebulon M. Pike wearing the uniform of an U.S. Army captain, c.1810.

Zebulon M. Pike

Portrait of Zebulon Pike, c.1810. Pike led the first United States expedition through the Upper Midwest in 1805.

Color lithograph of Red Wing's village in 1855.

Red Wing's Village

Henry Lewis's 1855 lithograph shows Red Wing's village forty years after Tatankamani (Red Wing) brought his followers there.

View of the Incline and Central Hillside

View of the Incline and Central Hillside

View of the Incline and Central Hillside from a grain elevator on Rice's Point, c.1910.
Seventh Avenue West, Duluth

Creator: V. O. Hammon Publishing Company

Looking west across downtown Duluth

Looking west across downtown Duluth

Looking west across downtown Duluth, with the Incline in profile on the hillside, c.1910.

Creator: Duluth Photo Engraving Company

Looking up the Incline from Superior Street

Looking up the Incline from Superior Street

Looking up the Incline from Superior Street, about 1907. The Incline is at it appeared in the years 1902-1911, with only a single car.
Seventh Avenue West and Superior Street, Duluth

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