Color image of United States Army officer's epaulettes worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley, 1863.

Henry H. Sibley's epaulettes

United States Army officer's epaulettes worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley, 1863.

Color image of United States Army officer's epaulettes worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley, 1863.

Henry H. Sibley's epaulettes

United States Army officer's epaulettes worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley, 1863.

Color image of Henry H. Sibley's epaulettes, 1862.

Henry H. Sibley's epaulettes

United States Army officer's epaulettes worn by Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley, 1863.

Color image of sword and scabbard used by Henry Sibley.

Sword and scabbard used by Henry H. Sibley

Non-regulation staff and field officer's presentation sword and scabbard. The set was presented to Brigadier General Henry H. Sibley in 1863.

Color image of United States Army major general's frock coat worn by Henry H. Sibley, c.1865.

Frock coat worn by Henry H. Sibley

United States Army major general of volunteers frock coat worn by Henry H. Sibley, c.1865.

Color image of Minnesota Commission of Public Safety "Peace Officer" badge.

Public Safety Commission Badge

On May 14, 1917 the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety began the appointment of "Peace Officers." Officers wore metallic badges and protected the private property of citizens.

Black and white photograph of members of the Home Guard, December, 1917.

Members of the Home Guard on Duty During the Twin Cities Rapid Transit Workers Strike

Members of the Home Guard, December, 1917. The Home Guard was created by an order of the Public Safety Commission after Minnesota's National Guard units were federalized. Though the Home Guard helped citizens in need, it was also used by the Minnesota Commission of Public Safety to break strikes and police the citizenry.

Black and white photograph of Governor Joseph A. A. Burnquist with a military group, c.1916.

Governor Joseph A. A. Burnquist with military group

Governor Joseph A. A. Burnquist with a military group, c.1916.

Paper postcard depicting the University of Minnesota Armory, c.1905.

University of Minnesota Armory

Paper postcard (made c.1905) depicting the University of Minnesota Armory, where the concluding gala of the National Afro-American League's 1902 meeting was held. This building still stands.

Illustration depicting an Ojibwe man named Kawetahsay reportedly wounded during the Battle of Shakopee.

Kawetahsay, shot in the mouth at the Battle of Shakopee, 1858

Illustration depicting an Ojibwe man named Kawetahsay reportedly wounded during the Battle of Shakopee, Saint Paul Globe, October 7, 1900.

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