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Smith, Alice Gustava (Sister Maris Stella) (1899–1987)

Alice Gustava Smith, better known by her students and readers as Sister Maris Stella, taught English at the College of St. Catherine (now St. Catherine University) in St. Paul for nearly fifty years. During that time she also published books of verse that built her reputation as a skilled and spiritual poet.

Construction of Southdale Mall

KSTP-TV film footage (without sound) of the 1956 construction and opening of Southdale Mall, including scenes from the mall's finished interior.

Black and white engraved portrait of Henry M. Rice, c.1860.

Engraved portrait of Henry M. Rice

Engraved portrait of Henry M. Rice, c.1860.

Black and white photograph of James J. Hill, 1902.

James J. Hill

James J. Hill, 1902. Photograph by the Pach Brothers.

Color image of the Masters Hotel in Burr Oak, Iowa, 2009.

Masters Hotel

The Masters Hotel in Burr Oak, Iowa. Photographed on December 6, 2009 by Wikimedia Commons user Jonathunder.

Black and white photograph of trader Andrew Myrick, c.1860.

Trader Andrew Myrick

Trader Andrew Myrick, c.1860.

Black and white photograph of former Indian Agent Thomas Galbraith, c.1885.

Thomas Galbraith

Former Indian Agent Thomas Galbraith, c.1885.

Color image of the Lower Sioux Agency Warehouse, 2012

Lower Sioux Agency Warehouse

The Lower Sioux Agency warehouse, 2012. Photographed by Wikimedia Commons user McGhiever on August 31, 2012.

Black and white aerial photograph of the Hormel Packing Company and surrounding area in Austin, Minnesota, 1972.

Hormel Packing Company

Aerial photograph of the Hormel Packing Company and surrounding area in Austin, Minnesota, 1972. Photograph by Vincent H. Mart.

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Woolworth's store at Southdale shopping center on opening day in 1956.

F.W. Woolworth store, Southdale

The interior of the Woolworth's store at Southdale shopping center on opening day in 1956. The image speaks to the importance of consumption and retail in the twentieth century business landscape. Photograph by Norton & Peel.

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