Black and white photograph of view of Winslow House, Upton Block and Jarrett House, St. Anthony.

View of Winslow House, Upton Block and Jarrett House, St. Anthony

View of Winslow House, Upton Block and Jarrett House, St. Anthony. 1858, photographed by Benjamin Franklin Upton. On the left is the elegant Winslow House, perched above the Mississippi River; at center is a store selling iron and steel nails, groceries, and other provisions; and on the right is the Jarrett House, where Ralph Grey had a barbering business.

Black and white photograph of Winslow Hotel, St. Anthony, c.1865.

Winslow Hotel, St. Anthony

Winslow Hotel, St. Anthony, c.1865. Visitors playing croquet. Until 1860, the Winslow Hotel was popular among vacationing Southern slaveholders, who often stayed there with their slaves. Eliza Winston came to the Winslow Hotel with her slaveholder, Richard Christmas, and his family.

Eliza Winston Court Case, 1860

On August 21, 1860, African American Eliza Winston was freed from her Mississippi slaveholder in a Minneapolis court. After being granted legal freedom, however, Winston was met with white mob violence and had to leave the area, perhaps fleeing to Canada. The event showed that although slavery was illegal in Minnesota, many white Minnesotans supported the practice when it economically benefited them.

Black and white photograph of Floyd B. Olson statue, c.1965.

Statue of Floyd B. Olson

Statue of Floyd B. Olson, c.1965.

Black and white photograph of Floyd Olson seated at a desk, 1936.

Floyd B. Olson

Floyd Olson seated at a desk, 1936.

Black and white photograph of Floyd Olson giving a speech, c.1932.

Floyd B. Olson

Floyd Olson giving a speech, c.1932.

Black and white portrait of Floyd B. Olson, c.1930.

Floyd B. Olson

Portrait of Floyd Olson, c.1930.

Black and white portrait of Floyd B. Olson, c.1915

Floyd B. Olson

Portrait of Floyd Olson, c.1915.

Black and white portrait of Floyd B. Olson, c.1909

Floyd B. Olson

Portrait of Floyd Olson, c.1909.

Floyd Olson's official gubernatorial portrait, 1937.

Painting, "Floyd B. Olson"

Floyd B. Olson's official gubernatorial portrait, 1937.

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