Photograph of the Reverend Billy Graham speaking at the stage door of the Minneapolis Auditorium.

Billy Graham at the Minneapolis Auditorium

Photograph of the Reverend Billy Graham speaking at the stage door of the Minneapolis Auditorium. Taken in September of 1950 by a Minneapolis Tribune photographer.

Photograph of First Baptist Church, Minneapolis

First Baptist Church, Minneapolis

Photograph of First Baptist Church at Fifth Street and Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. Created by William H. Jacoby in 1878.

Cathedral of St. Paul

Photograph taken on December 27, 1889 of the interior of the second Cathedral of St. Paul decorated for the consecration of three bishops: Father John Shanley, Father Joseph Cotter, and Father James McGolrick.

How Religion Has Shaped the State

Tradition, Schism, and Continuity in Minnesota’s Communities of Faith

Expert Essay: Doug Rossinow, Professor of History at Metropolitan State University, discusses the faith-based traditions, leaders, and organizations that have shaped the history of religion in Minnesota.

Black and white photograph of Minneapolis Talmud Torah at 725 Fremont Avenue North in Minneapolis, c.1950.

Minneapolis Talmud Torah

Minneapolis Talmud Torah at 725 Fremont Avenue North in Minneapolis, c.1950.

Black and white photograph of Rabbi David Aronson, 1936.

Rabbi David Aronson

Rabbi David Aronson, 1936.

Black and white photograph of Beth El Synagogue at Penn and Fourteenth Avenue North in Minneapolis, 1938.

Beth El Synagogue

Beth El Synagogue at Fourteenth Avenue and Penn Avenue North in Minneapolis, 1938.

Beth El Synagogue, St. Louis Park

Founded in 1922, Beth El was the last synagogue to be formed on the North Side of Minneapolis. It was the only one to affiliate with Judaism's Conservative movement. In the 1960s, Beth El, like other North Side synagogues (all of them Orthodox), moved to St. Louis Park.

Black and white photograph of Reverend Bernt J. Muus, c.1880.

Reverend Bernt J. Muus

Photograph of Reverend Bernt J. Muus c.1880. Muus was a leading nineteenth century Norwegian-American Lutheran clergyman whose legal and personal clashes with his wife, Oline Pind Muus, led the couple to court in the early 1880s.

Black and white photograph of Holden Church, Kenyon, August 5, 1891.

Holden Church

Holden Church, Kenyon, August 5, 1891. Photographer: Ole G. Felland.

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