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Drawing of Mackinac Island reproduced in William Peter Strickland's Old Mackinaw: The Fortress of the Lakes. Philadelphia: James Challen & Son, 1860.
Map of North America drawn by John Mitchell, 1755.
Minnesota's boundaries were established by treaties between the U.S. and Great Britain and the formation of the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota.
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.
Map of the Northwest Angle and Lake of the Woods. The map is reproduced in Minnesota’s Boundary with Canada by William E. Lass (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1980), 46.
Photograph of the northwest end of Northwest Angle Inlet, Lake of the Woods. Photographed by William E. Lass on May 23, 1972.
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