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Members of the Minnesota Home Guard at Camp Pershing, c.1918.
A Minnesota Home Guard Band, c.1918.
A full Battalion of Minnesota Home Guard at Glenwood Park, Minneapolis, 1918.
The fires in Northeastern Minnesota killed over 450 people in October of 1918. Along with providing security and relief services, members of the Minnesota Home Guard buried the dead.
Minnesota Home Guard Camp during the fires of 1918.
Dr. O.O. Howard Sergeant in the Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard and his grandson, Howard Maxwell, 1918.
Governor Burnquist with officers of the Minnesota Home guard and Motor Corps, c.1918.
Company A of the Third Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard, from Duluth, 1917.
A. A. Baker, member of the Minnesota Home Guard, 1917. The star he wears designates him as a special deputy sheriff sworn in during the Streetcar Workers Strike.
Three members of the Minnesota Home Guard during the Streetcar workers strike of 1917. The stars they wear designate them as special deputy sheriffs of Ramsey County.
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