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Elmer Benson by a lake, 1937.
Spontaneous demonstration for Governor Elmer Benson at Duluth Convention, 1938.
Governor Elmer Benson speaking at a Farmer-Labor state convention in Duluth, 1938.
Governor Elmer Benson (center right) at a conference with American Gas Machine Company strike representatives in Albert Lea, 1937.
Governor Elmer Benson with Vice President Henry Wallace, c.1939.
Governor Elmer Benson eating breakfast with his family at their cabin on the North shore of Lake Superior, 1937.
Elmer Benson waving from a campaign train, c.1936.
The inauguration of Elmer Benson as governor of Minnesota,1937. Photographed by the St. Paul Daily News.
Elmer A. Benson during his tenure as state banking commissioner, c.1934. Photographed by the St. Paul Daily News.
Elmer Benson giving a speech, c.1937.
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