A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
The name of Dr. William Worrall Mayo is synonymous today with high-quality, compassionate health care. Dr. Mayo and his sons, William and Charles, helped put Minnesota on the map when they founded Mayo Clinic in Rochester.
J.R. Watkins Company, Winona, 1956. Photographer: St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.
Interior view of the Watkins plant in Winona during a tour by St. Paul Central High School students, 1951.
J.R. Watkins Company, Winona. Administration building in foreground, c.1945.
Packaging Watkins Coconut Oil Shampoo, Winona, 1940.
Postcard with a bird's-eye view of J.R. Watkins Company, showing home office buildings, bank, factories, branches, and printing plant, Winona, c.1940.
Watkins Building, Winona, c.1929.
J.E. Schroggins, salesman for Watkins' Remedies of Red Wing, posed with his horse-drawn buggy, Red Wing, c.1900.
A.W. Jesperson, salesman for Watkins' Remedies of Minneapolis, posed with his horse-drawn buggy, Princeton, c.1900.
C.A. Lawrence, Watkins' Remedies salesman, selling products from his horse-drawn buggy, Montevideo, c.1900.
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