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Eugenie Moore Anderson emerged as 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.
Created by an unknown manufacturer for the Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment of 1896 held in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Ribbon created for the 1884 Grand Army of the Republic National Convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
G.A.R. sack coat worn by an unidentified veteran of the First Minnesota Regiment.
Veterans relaxing at Camp Mason during the 1896 National Encampment held in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Members of the St. Peter Post of the Grand Army of the Republic standing in formation, 1896.
St. Paul Fire Department Headquarters decorated for the 1896 National Encampment.
School children create the image of a large American flag at the 1896 National Encampment held in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Decorative arch spanning a Minneapolis street during a Grand Army of the Republic National Encampment held in Minneapolis, 1884.
National Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic held in Minneapolis, 1884.
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