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An aerial photo of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, ca. 1980.
Portaging a canoe in the Boundary Waters, ca. 1980.
An early trip to what is now the Boundary Waters Canoe area, ca. 1916.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is located in the northern third of Superior National Forest. It is the most heavily used wilderness in the country, with about 250,000 visitors annually.
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory (Como Park Conservatory) in St Paul, 2006.
Como Conservatory exterior, 1964.
Hailstorm damage on Conservatory roof, 1962.
Sunken Garden interior, 1940.
Postcard, ca. 1935.
Sunken Garden interior, 1928.
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