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Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky No. 219, Roseau County

Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky No. 219, c.2002.

Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky No. 219

The Czechs that came to Roseau County beginning in the 1890s were some of the first European Americans to homestead on land in northwest Minnesota. Czech fraternal lodges were created in America by immigrants to promote their welfare, maintain cultural traditions, and satisfy social needs. Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky was one such lodge.

Black and white photograph of Orville Paterson Chubb, c.1885.

Orville Paterson Chubb

Orville Paterson Chubb, c.1885.

Black and white photograph of Sarah Elizabeth Gordon Chubb, c.1870.

Sarah Elizabeth Gordon Chubb

Sarah Elizabeth Gordon Chubb, c.1870.

Black and white photograph of Dr. Orville P Chubb, c.1870.

Orville P. Chubb

Dr. Orville P Chubb, c.1870.

Steamboats Itasca and War Eagle at the St. Paul levee, 1859.

Steamboats

Steamboats Itasca and War Eagle at the St. Paul levee, 1859.

Painting showing a view of St. Paul, 1855.

View of St. Paul

Painting showing a view of St. Paul, 1855.

Watercolor painting of an interior view of Fort Snelling made c.1853.

Interior View, Fort Snelling

Watercolor painting of an interior view of Fort Snelling, c.1853.

Oil on canvas painting of Fort Snelling created c.1855.

Fort Snelling

Oil on canvas painting of Fort Snelling, c.1855.

Black and white photograph of St. Anthony Falls taken c.1860.

Falls of St. Anthony

Black and white photograph of St. Anthony Falls taken c.1860.

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