Black and white photograph of Florence Rood, c.1920s.

Florence Rood

Florence Rood, c.1920s.

Rood, Florence (1873–1944)

Florence Rood was one of the first Minnesota women activists in the Farmer Labor movement. She worked to improve the treatment of teachers and was active in their local and national organizations. Many of the successful struggles in which she participated informed the public of the importance of education and laid the groundwork for improved working conditions for educators.

Black and white photograph of James C. Burbank, c.1865. Photographed by Whitney's Gallery.

James C. Burbank

James C. Burbank, c.1865. Photographed by Whitney's Gallery.

Color image of an anti-war march held in Chicago just before the Democratic National Convention, August 10, 1968.

Anti-war march

Anti-war march held in Chicago just before the Democratic National Convention, August 10, 1968.

Color image of Vice Presidential nominee Hubert Humphrey with President Lyndon Johnson on the way to a landslide victory, 1964.

Hubert Humphrey and Lyndon Johnson

Vice Presidential nominee Hubert Humphrey with President Lyndon Johnson on the way to a landslide victory, 1964.

Black and white photograph of color Guard officers carrying the body of Hubert H. Humphrey down the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, January 1978.

Procession with Hubert Humphrey’s coffin

Color Guard officers carry the body of Hubert H. Humphrey down the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, January 1978.

Color image of anti-war delegates oppose Humphrey’s nomination at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.

Anti-war delegates opposing Humphrey’s nomination

Anti-war delegates oppose Humphrey’s nomination at the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.

Color image of a lunch box created in support of Hubert H. Humphrey's 1968 presidential campaign.

Hubert Humphrey lunch box

Lunch box created in support of Hubert H. Humphrey's 1968 presidential campaign.

Color image of a pin-back button used during Hubert Humphrey’s 1968 presidential campaign.

Hubert Humphrey presidential campaign button

Pin-back button used during Hubert Humphrey’s 1968 presidential campaign.

Black and white photograph of Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey campaigning for president, 1968.

Hubert Humphrey on the presidential campaign trail

Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey campaigning for president, 1968.

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