Black and white photograph of Gertrude and Walter J. Hill standing in front of a Christmas tree at the James J. Hill house, 240 Summit, St. Paul, 1891.

Gertrude and Walter J. Hill standing in front of a Christmas tree

Gertrude and Walter J. Hill standing in front of a Christmas tree at the James J. Hill house, 240 Summit, St. Paul, 1891.

Black and white photograph of a drawing room decorated for Charlotte Hill's wedding to George T. Slade at the James J. Hill house, 240 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, 1901. Photographed by Charles A. Zimmerman.

Drawing room decorated for Charlotte Hill's wedding to George T. Slade

Drawing room decorated for Charlotte Hill's wedding to George T. Slade at the James J. Hill house, 240 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, 1901. Photographed by Charles A. Zimmerman.

Black and white photograph of the Gertrude Hill–Michael Gavin wedding party in the James J. Hill House drawing room, 1906. Photographer: T.W. Ingersoll.

Gertrude Hill–Michael Gavin wedding party

Gertrude Hill–Michael Gavin wedding party in the James J. Hill House drawing room, 1906. Photographed by T.W. Ingersoll.

Black and white photograph of Mary T. and James J. Hill with Cardinal Vannutelli, a Papal delegate, on the Hill House veranda, 1910.

Mary T. and James J. Hill with Cardinal Vannutelli

Mary T. and James J. Hill with Cardinal Vannutelli, a Papal delegate, on the Hill House veranda, 1910.

James J. Hill House

Sitting on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and the city of St. Paul, the 36,500-square- foot, forty-two-room James J. Hill House stands as a monument to the man who built the Great Northern Railway. It remains one of the best examples of Richardsonian Romanesque mansions in the country.

Black and white photograph of Bishop Whipple's library, c.1900.

Bishop Whipple's library

Bishop Whipple's library, c.1900. Photograph by Frank Jay Haynes.

Black and white photograph of Bishop Henry Whipple, c.1898.

Bishop Henry Whipple

Bishop Henry Whipple, c.1898. Photograph by Russell & Sons.

Black and white photograph of Bishop Whipple and others at St. Cornelia's Church, Morton, c.1895.

Bishop Whipple and others at St. Cornelia's Church, Morton

Bishop Whipple (seated center, right) and others at St. Cornelia's Church, Morton, c.1895.

Black and white photograph of Enmegahbowh (Reverend John Johnson) and Bishop Whipple, c.1898.

Enmegahbowh (Reverend John Johnson) and Bishop Whipple

Enmegahbowh (Reverend John Johnson) and Bishop Whipple, c.1898.

Black and white photograph of Enmegahbowh (Reverend John Johnson), c.1885.

Enmegahbowh (Reverend John Johnson)

Enmegahbowh (Reverend John Johnson), c.1885.

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