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Stephen Volk's painting, in the Governor's Reception Room at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, depicts Lt. Col. Judson W. Bishop leading his Second Minnesota Regiment in their famous assault on Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863.
A drawing of the camp at the treaty negotiation site by Frank B. Mayer, 1851.
The painting of the treaty signing that hangs in the Governor's Reception Room of the Minnesota State Capitol.
Painting by Frank B. Mayer, a witness to the negotiations and signing of the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux. Painted in 1885.
Hand-drawn image of Godfrey by Robert O. Sweeny from the time of the trials in 1862.
Lithograph interpretation of the Battle of Birch Coulee, 1912.
John Vachon photograph for the Farm Security Administration. July 1941.
Color photograph by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. April 1943.
Color slide by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. C.1942 or 1943.
1939 photograph by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration.
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