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Photograph of Lola Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.
Governor Rudy Perpich, c.1985.
The "Goofy Meets Gorby" t-shirt makes light of a meeting between Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Soviet Union, and Rudy Perpich, Governor of Minnesota, during Gorbachev's 1990 visit to the state.
Oil on canvas portrait of Governor Rudy Perpich and First Lady Lola Perpich, painted in 2000 by Mark Balma.
Governor Rudy Perpich at the Minnesota fishing opener in June of 1977.
Governor Rudy Perpich, c.1986. Photograph by Mark M. Nelson.
Democrat Rudy Perpich was Minnesota's thirty-fourth and thirty-sixth governor. The son of an Iron Range mining family, he was recognized for his innovative ideas, support of women, and emphasis on foreign trade.
Governor J.A.A. Burnquist with members of the Minnesota Home Guard and the Motor Corps, c.1918
Frederick A. Scherf home, splattered with yellow paint, in reaction against Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr.'s speech, Red Wing, 1918.
Portrait of Joseph Gilbert, c.1925.
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