Fournier, Alexis Jean (1865–1948)

Artist Alexis Jean Fournier is well known in Minnesota for his atmospheric paintings of Minneapolis and St. Paul landscapes. Fournier is also renowned beyond Minnesota as an important figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

T.B. Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing

T.B. Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing

T.B. Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing, May 1975. Photographer: Charles W. Nelson.

T.B. Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing

T.B. Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing

T.B. Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing, December 5, 1958. Photographer: St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.

Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing

Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing

Sheldon Auditorium, Red Wing, c.1910.

T.B. Sheldon Memorial Auditorium, Red Wing

T.B. Sheldon Memorial Auditorium, Red Wing

T.B. Sheldon Memorial Auditorium, Red Wing. Postcard, c.1906.

T.B. Sheldon Memorial Auditorium, Red Wing

In 1904, Red Wing became home to T.B. Sheldon Memorial Auditorium, one of the first municipal theaters in the United States. It has shown live performances or movies for more than a century, in spite of financial trouble, lawsuits, and fluctuations in audience interest.

Minneapolis souvenir plate with a picture of the "Pro-Cathedral" (Basilica)

Minneapolis souvenir plate with a picture of the "Pro-Cathedral" (Basilica)

Minneapolis souvenir plate with a picture of the "Pro-Cathedral" (Basilica), created after 1913.

Loring Park with a view of St. Mary's Basilica, Minneapolis

Loring Park with a view of St. Mary's Basilica, Minneapolis

Loring Park with a view of St. Mary's Basilica, Minneapolis. Postcard, c.1917.

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and a bird's-eye-view of Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and a bird's-eye-view of Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and a bird's-eye-view of Anoka, Minnesota, 1918.

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota

Pillsbury Lincoln Mill and the Rum River, Anoka, Minnesota, c.1910.

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