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Black and white photograph of a Sons of Italy Fourth of July float, Hibbing, 1930.

Sons of Italy Fourth of July float

Sons of Italy Fourth of July float, Hibbing, 1930.

Color image of YMCA paper fan, 1918.

YMCA paper fan

YMCA paper fan, 1918.

Color image of Herb Brooks statue at St. Paul’s River Centre. Photographed by Flickr user Bri Weldon on June 5, 2011.

Herb Brooks statue

Herb Brooks statue at St. Paul’s River Centre. Photographed by Flickr user Bri Weldon on June 5, 2011.

Color image of Bill Baker’s 1980 Olympic jersey and hockey stick. Photographed on November 3, 2004, and shared via Flickr by public.resource.org.

Bill Baker’s 1980 Olympic jersey

Bill Baker’s 1980 Olympic jersey and hockey stick, 2004. Photograph by Flickr user public.resource.org.

Color image of the 1980 Olympic U.S. Hockey team lighting the cauldron at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photographed by Preston Keres on February 8, 2002.

1980 Olympic U.S. Hockey team lights the cauldron at the 2002 Olympics

The 1980 Olympic U.S. Hockey team lights the cauldron at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photograph by Preston Keres.

Color image of Herb Brooks Arena at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York. Photographed by Flickr user justinknabb on March 27, 2011.

Herb Brooks Arena

Herb Brooks Arena at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York, 2011. Photographby Flickr user justinknabb.

Color image of the he 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team, 1980.

“Miracle on Ice” hockey team

The 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team, 1980.

Miracle on Ice

The Miracle on Ice is the name given to the American men’s ice hockey victory over the heavily favored Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics. The team drew heavily on Minnesotan talent, including twelve players and coach Herb Brooks. Coming amid American setbacks in the Cold War, their unlikely win inspired and united the country.

Color image of riding habit clothing worn by James J. Hill. Clothing made by Schaub Brothers, Inc.

James J. Hill hunting outfit

Riding habit clothing worn by James J. Hill. Clothing made by Schaub Brothers, Inc.

Black and white photograph of a Cinco de Mayo parade, West side, 1938.

Cinco de Mayo parade, West side

Cinco de Mayo parade, West side, 1938.

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