Rockne, Anton Julius (1868–1950)

Minnesota State Senator Anton J. Rockne took pride in the nickname "Watchdog of the State Treasury." Yet as America's Great Depression deepened in 1932, he fought against programs for the poor and his opponents branded him "Commander-in-Chief of the Hunger Brigade."

Eugenie Moore Anderson

Eugenie Moore Anderson

Eugenie Moore Anderson, c.1966.

Eugenie Anderson leaving Christiansborg Palace with Lord Chamberlain after presenting credentials to King Frederick IX

Eugenie Anderson leaving Christiansborg Palace with Lord Chamberlain after presenting credentials to King Frederick IX

Eugenie Anderson leaving Christiansborg Palace with Lord Chamberlain after presenting credentials to King Frederick IX, 1949.

L to R: Eugene McCarthy, Orville Freeman, Eugenie Anderson

L to R: Eugene McCarthy, Orville Freeman, Eugenie Anderson

L to R: Eugene McCarthy, Orville Freeman, Eugenie Anderson, 1958.

Eugenie Anderson

Eugenie Anderson, 1951.

Anderson, Helen Eugenie Moore (1909–1997)

Eugenie Moore Anderson emerged a trailblazer for American women in international diplomacy during the post-World War II era. In 1949 she became the first American woman to hold the rank of ambassador.

Souvenir spoon from G.A.R. encampment

Souvenir spoon from G.A.R. encampment

Created by an unknown manufacturer for the Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment of 1896 held in St. Paul, Minnesota.

G.A.R. ribbon

G.A.R. ribbon

Ribbon created for the 1884 Grand Army of the Republic National Convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

G.A.R. sack coat

G.A.R. sack coat

G.A.R. sack coat worn by an unidentified veteran of the First Minnesota Regiment.

Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment, St. Paul

Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment, St. Paul

Veterans relaxing at Camp Mason during the 1896 National Encampment held in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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