Black and white photograph of Theresa Ericksen promoting Christmas Seals in the battle against tuberculosis, ca. 1924.

Theresa Ericksen promoting Christmas Seals

Theresa Ericksen promoting Christmas Seals in the battle against tuberculosis, ca. 1924.

Black and white photograph of Theresa Ericksen, ca. 1930.

Theresa Ericksen

Theresa Ericksen, ca. 1930.

Ericksen, Theresa (1868–1943)

After graduating from Northwestern Hospital’s School of Nursing in 1894, Theresa Ericksen led a life of service as a healer, teacher, and promoter of public health and nursing education. Her legacy has ties to the Minnesota Nursing Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Christmas Seals, and Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Black and white photograph of a Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program, ca. 1935.

Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program

Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program, ca. 1935.

Black and white photograph teaching good health habits, Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1920.

Teaching good health habits, Phyllis Wheatley House

Teaching good health habits, Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1920.

Black and white photograph of Dr. Albert Alonzo Ames, ca. 1905.

Dr. Albert A. Ames

Dr. Albert Alonzo Ames, ca. 1905.

Black and white photograph of Albert Alonzo Ames, ca. 1862.

Albert Alonzo Ames

Albert Alonzo Ames, ca. 1862.

Black and white photograph of Dr. Albert Alonzo Ames, ca. 1890.

Dr. Albert Alonzo Ames

Dr. Albert Alonzo Ames, ca. 1890.

Ames, Albert Alonzo “Doc” (1842–1911)

Albert Alonzo Ames, called “Doc,” was mayor of Minneapolis four times, between 1876 and 1903.Though he earned notoriety as “the shame of Minneapolis” for his involvement in extortion and fraud during his last term in office, Ames also won praise for his work as a doctor and an advocate for veterans.

Color image of a Cotton bandana given to volunteers when the AIDS quilt was shown at the Metrodome, 1988.

Cotton bandana given to volunteers when the AIDS quilt was shown at the Metrodome

Cotton bandana given to volunteers when the AIDS quilt was shown at the Metrodome, 1988.

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