Oliver H. Kelley

Oliver H. Kelley

Oliver H. Kelley, c.1875.

MN90: Minnesota's Most Controversial Piece of Land

The one million acres of land and water bordering Minnesota and Canada called the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or BWCA, began to be set aside for preservation purposes in 1902. MN90 producer Marisa Helms recounts some of its history.

Willis Arnold Gorman, Brigadier General, First Minnesota Infantry

Willis Arnold Gorman, Brigadier General, First Minnesota Infantry

Willis Arnold Gorman, Brigadier General, First Minnesota Infantry, 1861. Photograph by Whitney's Gallery.

Ignatius Donnelly

Ignatius Donnelly 1888

Ignatius Donnelly, 1888. Photographer: Sarony. Donnelly managed membership recruitment for the Farmers' Alliance starting in 1889.

S.M. Owen - The People's Candidate for Governor of Minnesota

S.M. Owen - The People's Candidate for Governor of Minnesota

Political poster depicting Sidney M. Owen, the Farmers' Alliance candidate for governor, 1890.

Statue of John S. Pillsbury

Statue of John S. Pillsbury

Close-up, statue of John S. Pillsbury, 1914-1915. Photograph by Charles J. Hibbard.

Statue of John S. Pillsbury; students on attached bench

Statue of John S. Pillsbury; students on attached bench

Statue of John S. Pillsbury, 1904. Photograph by Sweet.

Governor John S. Pillsbury and friends at State Fair

Governor John S. Pillsbury and friends at State Fair

Governor John S. Pillsbury and friends at the State Fair, c.1900.

Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson

Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson

Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson, c.1888. Photograph by Arthur B. Rugg.

Governor John S. Pillsbury

Governor John S. Pillsbury

Governor John S. Pillsbury, c.1888. Photograph by Arthur B. Rugg.

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