Black and white photograph of Swan Turnblad, longtime manager and publisher of Svenska Amerikanska Posten ca. 1890s.

Swan Turnblad

Swan Turnblad, longtime manager and publisher of Svenska Amerikanska Posten, ca. 1890s.

A color page of Svenska Amerikanska Posten from the “Sångarfäst=Nummer” edition from July 21, 1903.

Svenska Amerikanska Posten front page

A color page of Svenska Amerikanska Posten from the “Sångarfäst=Nummer” edition (July 21, 1903).

Svenska Amerikanska Posten

Published in Minneapolis between 1885 and 1940, Svenska Amerikanska Posten (the Swedish American Post) was one of the largest and most popular Swedish-language newspapers in the United States. It catered to an urban, secular segment of the Swedish American community.

Morton gneiss

Morton gneiss (pronounced “nice”), named for the town in Renville County where it has been quarried, is one of the oldest stones on the planet: about 3.5 billion years old. It is known for its beauty as an ornamental stone in buildings and monuments.

Color image of the 3M Post-it Note fan board for the World Series, 1991.

3M Post-it Note fan board for World Series

During the 1991 World Series, fans wrote notes to the Twins on Post-its that were added to a large mural.

Black and white photograph of Arthur Fry inspecting his product, the Post-it Note, ca. 1980.

Arthur Fry inspecting his product, the Post-it Note

Arthur Fry inspecting his product, the Post-it Note, ca. 1980.

Color image of an early version of a Post-it Note, 1986.

3M Post-it Notepad

An early version of a Post-it Note, 1986.

Post-it Notes

Introduced to the public in 1980, the Post-it Note has become one of the Minnesota-based 3M Company’s most successful products.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews at a National Audubon Society dinner, 1954.

Frances E. Andrews at a National Audubon Society dinner

A president of the National Audubon Society (likely John H. Baker) presents a citation to Frances E. Andrews of Minneapolis for her contributions to conservation at the Society's annual dinner in New York City, November 20, 1954. From the Minneapolis Star Tribune portrait collection in the Minnesota Historical Society Library.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews (second from right) and others, ca. mid-1950s. Used with the permission of the Hunt Hill Audubon Society.

Frances E. Andrews (second from right)

Frances E. Andrews (second from right), ca. mid-1950s. Used with the permission of the Hunt Hill Audubon Society.

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