Hudson’s Bay Company storehouse, Georgetown

Hudson’s Bay Company storehouse, Georgetown

The former Hudson’s Bay Company storehouse at Georgetown, Minnesota, with a bridge over the Red River in the background, 1959.

Hudson’s Bay Company storehouse, Georgetown

Hudson’s Bay Company storehouse, Georgetown

The former Hudson’s Bay Company storehouse at Georgetown, Minnesota, 1959.

Photograph of Abdirahman Issa Kahin

Abdirahman Issa Kahin

Abdirahman Issa Kahin, owner of the Afro Deli & Coffee chain of restaurants, inside his business in Minneapolis. Photograph by Bill Jolitz, 2012. Printed in Somalis in Minnesota, by Ahmed Ismail Yusuf (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012), 58.

Saluma Omar in her jewelry shop inside Karmel Mall

Saluma Omar in her jewelry shop inside Karmel Mall in Minneapolis. Photograph by Bill Jolitz, 2012. Printed in Somalis in Minnesota, by Ahmed Ismail Yusuf (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012), 55.

Photograph of AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou with a Somali Minnesotan business owner.

AMISOM Ambassador Maman Sidikou with a Somali Minnesotan business owner

African Union (AU) Special Representative for Somalia and AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) Ambassador Maman Sidikou (left) greets a Somali business owner in Minnesota during a tour of Somali communities throughout the state in September 2015. Public domain.

Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co.

Lois Jenson and her coworkers Patricia S. Kosmach and Kathleen Anderson filed the lawsuit Jenson v. Eveleth Taconite Co. in 1988, after years of harassment at Eveleth Mines. The case became the first sexual harassment class action tried in US federal court and set a precedent for future harassment trials.

Moorhead’s Saloon Era, 1890–1915

For twenty-five years, between 1890 and 1915, Moorhead, Minnesota, was infamous for being a rough and rowdy saloon town. The reputation was well deserved, as alcohol sales were the city’s number one industry

View (photograph) of Main Avenue from Fourth Street in Moorhead, ca. 1890s

View of Main Avenue from Fourth Street

View of Main Avenue from Fourth Street in Moorhead, ca. 1890s. From the Flaten/Wange Collection, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.

Photograph of John Haas’s Midway saloon, Moorhead, ca. 1890s.

John Haas’s Midway saloon

John Haas’s Midway saloon, Moorhead, ca. 1890s. From the collections of the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.

Photograph of North Bridge saloons on First Street in Moorhead, ca. 1890s.

North Bridge saloons on First Street

North Bridge saloons on First Street in Moorhead, ca. 1890s. From the Flaten/Wange collection, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.

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