Black and white photograph of men tarred and feathered in Minnesota during 1918 campaign by anti-Nonpartisan Leaguers,  c.1918.

Men tarred and feathered by anti-Nonpartisan Leaguers

Men tarred and feathered in Minnesota during 1918 campaign by anti-Nonpartisan Leaguers, c.1918.

Civil Unrest on Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis, 1967

On the night of July 19, 1967, racial tension in North Minneapolis erupted along Plymouth Avenue in a series of acts of arson, assaults, and vandalism. The violence, which lasted for three nights, is often linked with other race-related demonstrations in cities across the nation during 1967’s “long hot summer.”

Black and white photograph of Governor Elmer Benson signing a bill with Grange Master William B. Pearson looking on, 1963. Photographed by Eugene Debs Becker.

Governor Elmer Benson signing a bill with Grange Master William B. Pearson looking on

Governor Elmer Benson signing a bill with Grange Master William B. Pearson looking on, 1963. Photographed by Eugene Debs Becker.

Black and white photograph of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, greeted by Mayor Anderson of Minneapolis, 1931.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, greeted by Mayor Anderson of Minneapolis, 1931.

Color scan of  "The European Seminar, July-August, 1938" pamphlet.

European Seminar pamphlet, front and back

"The European Seminar, July-August, 1938." Itinerary pamphlet cover and pages 1–2. From the Arthur Brin and family papers (1891–1988) in the Manuscript Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Color scan of "The European Seminar, July-August, 1938" pamphlet.

European Seminar pamphlet, pages 1–2

"The European Seminar, July-August, 1938." Itinerary pamphlet, pages 1–2. From the Arthur Brin and family papers (1891–1988) in the Manuscript Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Color scan of "The European Seminar, July-August, 1938" pamphlet.

European Seminar pamphlet

"The European Seminar, July-August, 1938." Itinerary pamphlet cover and pages 1–2. From the Arthur Brin and family papers (1891–1988) in the Manuscript Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Arthur and Fanny Brin, undated. From the Arthur Brin and family papers (1891–1988) in the Manuscript Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Arthur and Fanny Brin

Arthur and Fanny Brin, undated. From the Arthur Brin and family papers (1891–1988) in the Manuscript Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Nellie Stone Johnson, c.1935.

Nellie Stone Johnson

Nellie Stone Johnson, c.1935.

Black and white scan of a flyer, with photo, advertising a Communist Party-sponsored event, 1946.

Lenin Memorial Meeting flyer

Flyer, with photo, advertising a Communist Party-sponsored event, 1946. Nellie Stone Johnson was the featured speaker at the 22nd Anniversary Lenin Memorial Meeting to raise money for striking union workers.

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