Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson (1857–1930)

Evangeline Whipple used her wealth to improve the lives of women, people of color, and the poor. She supported social justice for American Indians in Minnesota, for African Americans in Florida, and for villagers and World War I refugees in Bagni di Lucca, Italy.

Color image of Bethlehem Academy, Faribualt, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Bethlehem Academy, Faribualt

Bethlehem Academy, Faribualt, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of Platteville Limestone, Church of the Assumption, St. Paul, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Platteville Limestone, Church of the Assumption, St. Paul

Platteville Limestone, Church of the Assumption, St. Paul, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of a Platteville Limestone curve of the Church of the Assumption, St. Paul, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Platteville Limestone, Church of the Assumption

Platteville Limestone curve of the Church of the Assumption, St. Paul, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of the Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior, Faribault, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior, Faribault

Cathedral of Our Merciful Savior, Faribault, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Color image of Fort Snelling Chapel, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Fort Snelling Chapel

Fort Snelling Chapel, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Black and white photograph of the first school at St. Mary's Mission, Red Lake, Minnesota, c.1880s.

First school at St. Mary's Mission, Red Lake, Minnesota

First school at St. Mary's Mission, Red Lake, Minnesota, c.1880s.

Color image of a corn god holding an ear of corn. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user ŠJů, 2012.

Yam Kaax, the Mayan corn god

Corn god holding an ear of corn. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user ŠJů, 2012.

Black and white photograph of Reverend Stephen Riggs and his wife, Mary Riggs, c.1860.

Reverend Stephen Riggs and his wife, Mary Riggs

Reverend Stephen Riggs and his wife, Mary Riggs, c.1860.

Black and white photograph of the Hazelwood Mission of Stephen R. Riggs in Yellow Medicine County, c.1860.

Hazelwood Mission of Stephen R. Riggs in Yellow Medicine County

The Hazelwood Mission of Stephen R. Riggs in Yellow Medicine County, c.1860.

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