Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews (far right) and two other women, ca. mid-1950s.

Frances E. Andrews (far right), ca. mid-1950s

Frances E. Andrews (far right), ca. mid-1950s.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. mid-1950s.

Frances E. Andrews, ca. mid-1950s

Frances E. Andrews, ca. mid-1950s. Used with the permission of the Hunt Hill Audubon Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, 1903.

Frances E. Andrews’ high school graduation portrait

Frances E. Andrews’ high school graduation portrait, Lee Bras, 1903. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1900.

Frances Andrews

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1900. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907.

Frances E. Andrews

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Andrews, Frances, 1884–1961

Frances Andrews worked as an advocate for social justice, education, and conservation in the early twentieth century. She called for preservation of the forests and lakes that became the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and experimented with land restoration in northwestern Wisconsin. Her legacy includes an endowment that continues to support social and environmental causes in the 2010s.

Black and white photograph of a Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range train on railroad bridge west of Two Harbors, ca. 1940.

Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range train

On a railroad bridge west of Two Harbors, a DM&IR freight consisting entirely of ore cars, or jennies, is seen being pulled by a powerful Yellowstone type steam locomotive, ca. 1940. The locomotive behind it was the most recent locomotive acquisition at the time of the photo.

Black and white photograph of a ellowstone locomotive pulling a string of jennies near Duluth, 1940.

Yellowstone locomotive pulling a string of jennies

A Yellowstone locomotive pulls a string of jennies near Duluth, 1940.

Black and white photograph of ore cars being loaded at the Hull-Rust mine at Hibbing, 1937.

Ore cars being loaded at the Hull-Rust mine at Hibbing

Ore cars being loaded at the Hull-Rust mine at Hibbing, 1937.

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