Laying the cornerstone of the Exposition Building, Minneapolis

Laying the cornerstone of the Exposition Building, Minneapolis

Laying the cornerstone of the Exposition Building, 1886. Photographer: William H. Jacoby.

Exposition Building, Minneapolis

Exposition Building, Minneapolis

Advertisement for the first Industrial Exposition with image of new building, 1886.

Republican National Convention ticket (back)

Republican National Convention ticket (back)

Ticket for 1892 Republican National Convention (back).

Republican National Convention ticket (front)

Republican National Convention ticket (front)

Ticket for 1892 Republican National Convention (front).

Blaine and Harrison delegates, West Hotel, Minneapolis

Blaine and Harrison delegates, West Hotel, Minneapolis

James G. Blaine and Benjamin Harrison delegates to the Republican National Convention cheering in the hallways of the West Hotel, 1892.

Delegates march up Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis

Delegates march up Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis

Arrival of the delegates as they march up Nicollet Avenue toward the West Hotel during the Republican National Convention, Minneapolis.

Nomination Hall, Republican National Convention, Minneapolis

Nomination Hall, Republican National Convention, Minneapolis

Nomination Hall, Republican National Convention, 1892.

Interior of the Exposition Hall, Republican National Convention, Minneapolisl

Interior of the Exposition Hall at the Republican National Convention, Minneapolis

Interior of the Exposition Hall at the Republican National Convention, Minneapolis.

Republican National Convention, June 1892

Republicans from across the nation came to Minneapolis in June 1892 for secret meetings, public rallies and speeches, and their official national convention, which culminated in the nomination of then US President Benjamin Harrison as the party's presidential candidate.

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