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MN90: The Citizens League

What makes Minnesota unique? The lakes, the weather...and the Minnesota Citizen's League. For over 60 years, the Minnesota Citizens League has helped tackle some of the toughest problems in the state. MN90 producer Allison Herrera tells us more about this influential organization.

Black and white photograph of bronze capstan from the Hesper

Bronze capstan from the Hesper

Bronze capstan from the wreck of the Hesper.

Black and white photograph of the the Hesper at Manitowoc, c.1900

The Hesper at Manitowoc, c.1900

Starboard bow view in river at Manitowoc, c.1900

Black and white photograph of the Hesper, c.1900.

The Hesper, c.1900

Starboard bow view of the Hesper in St. Mary's River, c.1900.

Map of Split Rock Station

Map of Split Rock Station

Map of the Split Rock Lighthouse historic site c.2010.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse by Eugene Debs Becker taken in August of 1959.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse by Eugene Debs Becker taken in August of 1959.

Black and white photograph of Assistant keeper Tom Hassing standing next to diesel air compressors at Split Rock Lighthouse c.1945.

Tom Hassing at Split Rock Lighthouse

Assistant keeper Tom Hassing stands next to diesel air compressors at Split Rock Lighthouse c.1945.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse. Norton & Peel, September 1, 1939.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse. Norton & Peel, September 1, 1939.

Black and white photograph of Fog signal equipment at Split Rock Lighthouse.

Fog signal equipment at Split Rock Lighthouse

Photograph of fog signal equipment (gasoline air compressors) inside Split Rock Lighthouse. Date unknown.

Black and white photograph of Split Rock Station c.1930.

Split Rock Station c.1930

Photograph of Split Rock Station c.1930.

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