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The American Legion drum and bugle corps on parade at state competition in Albert Lea, Minnesota, August, 1935.
American Legion Auxiliary champion drum and bugle corps, 1935.
American Legion drum and bugle corps of Crookston, ca. 1930.
Led by “Mr. Music,” Theodore W. Thorson, Crookston’s all-female drum and bugle corps won four straight American Legion Auxiliary state championships, from 1932 to 1935.
Eliza Childs reading a newspaper, ca. 1900–1910.
Woman standing by an electric stove, 1940. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.
Woman on a farm ironing, ca. 1925.
Woman using an electric mixer, 1938. Photographed by the Minneapolis Star Journal.
Linda Benitt at the refrigerator in her kitchen, Dakota County, 1944.
Students of St. Catherine’s College outside Derham Hall, 1909–1910.
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