Black and white photograph of Brook Park (Pokegama) after a catastrophic fire, ca. 1894.

Brook Park (Pokegama) after the fire

Brook Park (Pokegama) after a catastrophic fire, ca. 1894. The pool of water pictured (part of Pokegama Creek) protected townspeople who sought shelter there during the fire. Published in Wilkinson, Rev. William, Minnesota Forest Fires (Minneapolis: Wilkinson, 1895), 26.

Jewish Immigrants in Brook Park

The village of Brook Park supported a small but vital Jewish community for a brief period in the mid-1890s. That community dispersed after the Great Hinckley Fire destroyed the village on September 1, 1894, just months after many of the immigrants had arrived.

First Avenue & 7th Street Entry

In the late 1960s, Allan Fingerhut and Danny Stevens leased the old Greyhound Bus Depot in Downtown Minneapolis with the plan to open a rock club. Since then, First Avenue & 7th Street Entry has nurtured a diverse group of musicians, both local and national, and brought together people from various backgrounds. It remains one of the most highly regarded music nightclubs in the country.

Color image of the he skyline of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis viewed from the north. At center are the Riverside Plaza complex of apartment buildings and Mixed Blood Theatre. Photograph by Ibrahim Hirsi, May 3, 2017.

Skyline of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood

The skyline of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis viewed from the north. At center are the Riverside Plaza complex of apartment buildings and Mixed Blood Theatre. Photograph by Ibrahim Hirsi, May 3, 2017.

Black and white photograph of St. Paul looking up Cedar Street toward the third capitol building. The tower of the second capitol is visible left of center, 1904.  Photographed by Francis L. Wright.

View of St. Paul looking up Cedar Street toward the third capitol building

View of St. Paul looking up Cedar Street toward the third capitol building. The tower of the second capitol is visible left of center, 1904. Photographed by Francis L. Wright.

Black and white photograph of the Capitol approach, with Wabasha Street on the left, Cedar Street on the right, showing the site of the second state capitol as a parking lot, 1954.

Capitol approach

Capitol approach, with Wabasha Street on the left, Cedar Street on the right, showing the site of the second state capitol as a parking lot, 1954.

Black and white view of St. Paul looking toward the first capitol building, 1857. Photographed by Edward Augustus Bromley.

View of St. Paul looking toward the first capitol building

View of St. Paul looking toward the first capitol building, 1857. Photographed by Edward Augustus Bromley.

Black and white view of St. Paul from Park Place Hotel, looking southeast toward the first State Capitol, ca. 1871.

View of St. Paul from Park Place Hotel

View of St. Paul from Park Place Hotel, looking southeast toward the first State Capitol, ca. 1871.

Black and white panoramic view of St. Paul, showing the State Capitol, background left, ca. 1870

Panoramic view of St. Paul

Panoramic view of St. Paul showing the State Capitol, background left, ca. 1870.

Early scenes in St. Paul, 1841–1875: A Pictorial history of Pioneer Days. Photographs by Edward Augustus Bromley, 1904 (copyright date).

Early scenes in St. Paul, 1841–1875

Early scenes in St. Paul, 1841–1875: A Pictorial History of Pioneer Days. Photographs by Edward Augustus Bromley, 1904 (copyright date).

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