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.

Black and white photograph of the National Guard with machine gun mounted on a truck, Minneapolis, 1934.

National Guard with machine gun mounted on a truck

National Guard with machine gun mounted on a truck, Minneapolis, 1934.

Black and white photograph of the National Guard seated along street curb, Minneapolis, 1934.

National Guard seated along street curb

National Guard seated along street curb, Minneapolis, 1934.

Black and white photograph of the National Guard setting up road blocks, Minneapolis, 1934.

National Guard setting up road blocks

National Guard setting up road blocks, Minneapolis, 1934.

Black and white photograph of Socialist Workers Party Members, ca. 1941.

Socialist Workers Party Members

Socialist Workers Party Members, ca. 1941.

Black and white photograph of a Socialist Workers Party meeting, ca. 1940. Vincent R. Dunne and Grace Carlson sit in the center of the front row.

Socialist Workers Party meeting

A Socialist Workers Party meeting, ca. 1940. Vincent R. Dunne and Grace Carlson sit in the center of the front row.

Black and white photograph of Vincent Dunne (left), James P. Cannon (center), and Arne Swabeck (right) in Los Angeles, August, 1954.

Vincent R. Dunne, James P. Cannon, and Arne Swabeck

Vincent Dunne (left), James P. Cannon (center), and Arne Swabeck (right) in Los Angeles, August, 1954.

Black and white photograph of Vincent Raymond Dunne, Minneapolis labor leader, ca. 1930s.

Vincent Raymond Dunne

Vincent Raymond Dunne, Minneapolis labor leader, ca. 1930s.

Dunne, Vincent Raymond (1889–1970)

Vincent Raymond (V. R.) Dunne dedicated his life to improving the plight of workers. A leader in the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike and convicted in the Smith Act Trial of 1941 for his involvement in the Socialist Workers Party, Dunne fought many battles in labor and politics.

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