Christmas party at the St. Paul Resettlement Committee Hostel

Christmas party at the St. Paul Resettlement Committee Hostel

Residents of the St. Paul Resettlement Committee Hostel gather for a Christmas party ca. 1946. Pictured are: seated second from left, Kimmi Yanari; seated center (third from left), Tomiko Ogata (dietician); Elizabeth Evans (director); and an unknown girl. Seated on the floor are Kimmi Yanari's sister and child. Photo from the private collection of Linda Hashimoto van Dooijewert.

International Institute, St. Paul

International Institute, St. Paul

The last photograph of the International Institute (183–187 West Kellogg, St. Paul) taken before the building was demolished to make room for the St. Paul Civic Center. The Japanese American Resettlement Committee was organized there on October 5, 1942. The St. Paul Resettlement Committee held meetings and hosted cultural activities for Japanese and Japanese Americans in the International Institute's club rooms. Photo by Lucy Jackson Habermann, 1970.

International Institute, St. Paul

International Institute, St. Paul

International Institute, 183–187 West Kellogg, St. Paul, 1949 (second building on the right). Just left of that is the building used as the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel. The International Institute moved into this building in June of 1946.

St. Paul Resettlement Committee meetings and cultural activities for Japanese and Japanese Americans were held in the club rooms at the International Institute.

Alice Tokuno and Kate Iwasaki at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel

Alice Tokuno and Kate Iwasaki at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel

Alice Tokuno (left) and Kate Iwasaki (right) looking at a list of work assignments at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel. From a clipping of the St. Paul Dispatch, ca. 1946, included in the St. Paul Resettlement Committee records, 1942–1953 (Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul).

The Muto family at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel

The Muto family at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel

Mrs. Takio Muto with her daughter Carol Ann (center) and son Curtis (left) at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel. Takio Muto worked at the Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) at Fort Snelling. From a clipping of the St. Paul Dispatch, ca. 1946, included in the St. Paul Resettlement Committee records, 1942–1953 (Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul).

Mrs. Thomas Yamazaki with her daughters Luanne (left) and Aveline (right) at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel

Mrs. Thomas Yamazaki with her daughters Luanne (left) and Aveline (right) at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel

Mrs. Thomas Yamazaki with her daughters Luanne (left) and Aveline (right) at the St. Paul Resettlement Hostel. Thomas Yamazaki worked at the Military Intelligence Service Language School (MISLS) at Fort Snelling. From a clipping of the St. Paul Dispatch, ca. 1946, included in the St. Paul Resettlement Committee records, 1942–1953 (Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul).

LeDuc, William Gates (1823–1917)

William Gates LeDuc played a variety of parts in Minnesota’s transition from territory to statehood. A “jack of all trades” who never found great success in one endeavor, he counted former presidents, governors, generals, and supreme court justices among his friends by the time of his death in 1917.

General William Gates LeDuc. Photograph by Whitney’s Gallery, ca. 1865.

General William Gates LeDuc

General William LeDuc. Photograph by Whitney’s Gallery, ca. 1865.

US flag raised in Georgia during the Civil War and preserved by William Gates LeDuc

US flag raised in Georgia during the Civil War and preserved by William Gates LeDuc

United States flag raised in Savannah and Atlanta, Georgia, during Sherman's March to the Sea. Gift of Brigadier General William G. LeDuc.

Brigadier general’s uniform worn by William Gates LeDuc

Brigadier general’s uniform worn by William Gates LeDuc

United States Army brigadier general's double-breasted wool flannel frock coat. It was worn during the Civil War by Brigadier General William Gates LeDuc, who served in the quartermaster's department throughout the war. The coat has quilted cotton lining, a velvet faced collar and cuffs, brigadier general's shoulder straps, and gilded brass general-staff buttons.

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