Oil on canvas painting (1888) by Alexis Jean Fournier of the Ramsey County courthouse in St. Paul as it appeared at the time of Ann Bilansky's trial in 1859.

Ramsey County courthouse

Oil on canvas painting (1888) by Alexis Jean Fournier of the Ramsey County courthouse in St. Paul as it appeared at the time of Ann Bilansky's trial in 1859.

Execution of Ann Bilansky, 1860

Ann Bilansky was the only woman executed by the action of Minnesota courts. She died in 1860, but doubts about her guilt remain alive.

Black and white print of the Minnesota State Capitol, c.1900.

Minnesota State Capitol

Black and white print of the Minnesota State Capitol, c.1900, at Tenth and Wabasha Streets in St. Paul. This is where the NAAC business sessions were held.

Black and white photograph of Willis A. Gorman, c.1861.

Willis A. Gorman

Willis A. Gorman, c.1861.

Black and white photograph of the Minnesota Senate with Alexander Ramsey and Henry H. Sibley, 1859.

Minnesota Senate with Governors Alexander Ramsey and Henry H. Sibley

Minnesota Senate with Alexander Ramsey and Henry H. Sibley, 1859.

Black and white photograph of Thomas J. Galbraith, c.1885.

Thomas J. Galbraith

Thomas J. Galbraith, c.1885.

Painted portrait of Henry Sibley, c.1860.

Painting "Henry H. Sibley"

Portrait of Henry Sibley, c.1860.

Black and white photograph of a view of St. Paul including the Capitol building, 1857.

St. Paul looking toward State Capitol

View of St. Paul including the Capitol building, 1857.

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