Black and white photograph of the confirmation of Dakota at Fort Snelling, 1863.

Bishop Henry B. Whipple preaching to the Dakota at the Fort Snelling concentration camp

Bishop Henry B. Whipple preaching to the Dakota at the Fort Snelling concentration camp, 1863.

Black and white photograph of Cathedral Church of Our Merciful Savior, Faribault, c.1870.

Cathedral Church of Our Merciful Savior, Faribault

Cathedral Church of Our Merciful Savior, Faribault, c.1870.

Black and white photograph of Bishop Henry B. Whipple, c.1860.

Bishop Henry B. Whipple

Henry B. Whipple, c.1860.

Whipple, Henry Benjamin (1822–1901)

Henry Benjamin Whipple, the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota, is known for his missionary work among the Dakota and Ojibwe and his efforts to reform the U.S. Indian administration system. After the U.S.–Dakota War of 1862, Whipple was one of the few white men to oppose the death sentences of 303 Dakota.

Water color painting of a Medicine Dance of the Dakota, 1847. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Dakota Medicine Dance

Water color painting of a Medicine Dance of the Dakota, 1847. Painting by Seth Eastman.

Black and white photograph of St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth (exterior)

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

Black and white photograph of St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church interior, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth (interior)

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church interior, Duluth. Photographed in 1975.

Black and white photograph of Rev. Alphonse Reff standing in the pulpit at St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, July 8, 1975.

Rev. Alphonse Reff at the pulpit of St. Mark’s AME

Rev. Alphonse Reff standing in the pulpit at St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, July 8, 1975.

Black and white photograph of Rev. William M. Majors, c.1920. Majors was pastor of St. Mark’s AME at the time of the 1920 Duluth lynchings.

Rev. William M. Majors

Rev. William M. Majors, c.1920. Majors was pastor of St. Mark’s AME at the time of the 1920 Duluth lynchings.

Color image of St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, 2001.

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth

St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal Church, Duluth, 2001.

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