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Black and white photograph of Dakota Indians at Williamson home (Pajutazee Mission) near Yellow Medicine, 1862.

Dakota Indians at Williamson home (Pajutazee Mission) near Yellow Medicine

Dakota Indians at Williamson home (Pajutazee Mission) near Yellow Medicine, 1862. Jane Williamson is the third from the right in this photograph taken on Sunday, August 17, 1862, the day before the U.S. Dakota War broke out across the Minnesota prairies. The photo was taken by visiting photographer Adrian Ebell in front of the Williamson house at the Pajutazee mission. Others identified include, left to right: Margaret Poage Williamson, unknown child, Sarah Hopkins (Wanyahiyawin), Thomas Smith Williamson, unknown woman with child, Robert Hopkins (Caskedan), Jane Williamson, Samuel Hopkins, unknown woman.

Photogravure of Jane Williamson, undated.

Jane Williamson

Photogravure of Jane Williamson, undated. Reproduced in “What Israel Ought to Do,” a Sermon on Home Missionary Work in Minnesota, by Rev. Wm. C. Covert, October 12, 1899. Jane Williamson is the only woman pictured in this overview of Presbyterian missionaries in the early years of the Dakota Mission. The photograph from which this photogravure was made has never been located and its date is unknown.

Williamson, Jane Smith (1803–1895)

Jane Williamson was a schoolteacher and anti-slavery activist in Ohio before coming to the Presbyterian Dakota Mission at Lac qui Parle in 1843. She spent the remaining fifty-two years of her life working with the Dakota people.

Black and white photograph of Sholom Home groundbreaking ceremony

Sholom Home groundbreaking ceremony

Ada Rubenstein (right), president of the Sholom Home board of directors, and a Sholom Home resident break ground for a new building during the late 1970s. Reproduced in And Prairie Dogs Weren’t Kosher? by Linda Mack Schloff (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1996), page 196. Use permission granted by Ann Regan.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, c.1960.

Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway

The exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, c.1960.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, 1956.

Jewish Home for the Aged on Midway

The exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, 1956. Photograph by Norton & Peel.

Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway, St. Paul

The exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged, 1554 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, 1948. Photograph by the St. Paul Dispatch & Pioneer Press.

Black and white photograph of the exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged in St. Paul, c.1925.

Jewish Home for the Aged, St. Paul

The exterior of the Jewish Home for the Aged in St. Paul, c.1925. Photograph by Norton & Peel.

Black and white photograph of a man in the Jewish Home for the Aged, St. Paul, c.1925.

Man in Jewish Home for the Aged, St. Paul

Man in the Jewish Home for the Aged, St. Paul, c.1925. Photograph by Norton & Peel.

Black and white photograph of women in the Jewish Home for the Aged, St. Paul, 1925.2

Women in the Jewish Home for the Aged

Women in the Jewish Home for the Aged, St. Paul, 1925. Photograph by Norton & Peel.

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