Minnesota's worst known encounter with smallpox came in 1924 and 1925. Five hundred people died—four hundred of them in the Twin Cities. Almost 90 percent of the Twin Cities deaths took place in Minneapolis.
The main administration building, 2008. Photograph by Daniel J. Hoisington.
Boys for the State Public School on a camp out, c.1940.
Playground of the State School, c.1915.
Gym class at the State School, 1912.
Boys at work on the farm of the State School, c.1910.
Girl's Cottage at the State School, c.1905.
Farm buildings at the State School, 1905.
Sewing class at the State School, c.1905.
Classroom at the State School, c.1905.
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