Black and white photograph of annuities being paid at the Fond Du Lac reservation, c.1865.

Annuities being paid at the Fond Du Lac reservation

Annuities being paid at the Fond Du Lac reservation, c.1865.

Treaty of La Pointe, 1854

The second Treaty of La Pointe (1854) ceded most Ojibwe land on the northern and western shores of Lake Superior to the U.S. government. It also established the Grand Portage and Fond du Lac reservations. In exchange, the Ojibwe received annual payments and a guarantee that they could continue to hunt and fish throughout this territory.

Black and white photograph of Edward F. Waite and his wife, Alice Maud Waite, c.1935.

Edward F. Waite and Alice Maud Waite

Edward F. Waite and his wife, Alice Maud Waite, c.1935.

Black and white photograph of Edward Foote Waite, c.1945.

Edward Foote Waite during retirement

Edward Foote Waite, c.1945.

Black and white photograph of Edward Foote Waite, c.1945.

Edward Foote Waite during retirement

Edward Foote Waite, c.1945.

Black and white portrait of Edward Foote Waite, c.1890.

Edward Foote Waite after arriving in Minnesota

Edward Foote Waite, c.1890. Photograph by Dennis B. Nye.

Black and white portrait of Edward Foote Waite, 1918.

Edward Foote Waite

Edward Foote Waite, 1918. Photograph by the Lee Brothers.

Waite, Edward Foote (1860–1958)

Edward Foote Waite was a distinguished Minneapolis judge and community leader. His involvement in public affairs spanned much of the twentieth century.

Black and white photograph of a crowd listening to Theodore Roosevelt at State Fair, 1912.

Crowd listening to Theodore Roosevelt at State Fair

A crowd gathered at the Minnesota State Fair listening to Theodore Roosevelt speak during his "Bull Moose" campaign, 1912.

Oil on canvas painting of Governor Samuel R. Van Sant, 1905. Painting by artist Herbert G. Connor.

Governor Samuel R. Van Sant

Oil on canvas painting of Governor Samuel R. Van Sant, 1905. Painting by artist Herbert G. Connor.

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