Illustration of a Crex Carpet Company employee operating a carpet loom. Originally reproduced in a Crex Carpet Company catalog (Chicago: Hollister Press, c.1908).
From 1898 to the early 1930s, St. Paul was the center of a national home furnishings industry based on wire grass, a plant that grew wild in the peat bogs of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Steamboats Itasca and War Eagle at the St. Paul levee, 1859.
Painting showing a view of St. Paul, 1855.
Watercolor painting of an interior view of Fort Snelling, c.1853.
Oil on canvas painting of Fort Snelling, c.1855.
Black and white photograph of St. Anthony Falls taken c.1860.
Open pit mining, Mesabi Range, c.1950.
View from Mesabi Range, c.1916.
First mine on Mesabi Range, near Mountain Iron, c.1892.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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