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Farm buildings at the State School, 1905.
Sewing class at the State School, c.1905.
Classroom at the State School, c.1905.
Exterior of Cottage Four at the State School, c.1900.
State School dining room, c.1900.
The interior of Cottage One at the State School, c.1900.
The State School in its early years, c.1890.
Faculty of the State School, c.1885.
The State Public School in Owatonna, c.1906.
The Minnesota State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children operated from 1886 to 1947. The campus is one of the most intact examples of a state cottage school standing in the United States, and is significant on a national level.
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