Jun Fujita boating on Rainy Lake

Jun Fujita boating on Rainy Lake

Jun Fujita boating on Rainy Lake. Photograph by Wayne Carr, ca. 1931. Collection of Graham and Pamela Lee. Used with permission.

Jun Fujita camping

Jun Fujita camping

Jun Fujita seated with a typewriter at a camp site, ca. 1920s. Collection of Graham and Pamela Lee. Used with permission.

Jun Fujita and friends at Rainy Lake

Jun Fujita and friends at Rainy Lake

Jun Fujita (second from right) and friends at Rainy Lake, ca. 1920. Collection of Graham and Pamela Lee. Used with permission.

Honeycutt, Prince Albert (1852–1924)

Born into slavery in 1852, Prince Honeycutt set a course for himself that led from Civil War battlefields in Tennessee to freedom in the North. He settled in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, in 1872, and his accomplishments there were milestones in the state’s history: the first Black professional baseball player, the first Black firefighter, and the first Black person to run for mayor. In addition, he used his business and leadership skills to assist other Black people moving from the Jim Crow South to rural Minnesota.

Calvin Griffith memorial

Calvin Griffith memorial

The Calvin Griffith memorial outside of Target Field in Minneapolis. Photograph by Adam Fagen, August 4, 2011. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

 Calvin Griffith memorial

Calvin Griffith memorial

The Calvin Griffith memorial outside of Target Field in Minneapolis, May 13, 2011. Photograph by Flickr user Papahazama. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Calvin Griffith and Harmon Killebrew at Metropolitan Stadium

Calvin Griffith and Harmon Killebrew at Metropolitan Stadium

At Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota Twins president Calvin Griffith presents Harmon Killebrew with a boat in recognition of Killebrew's 500th home run. Photograph by Peter Hohn, 1971.

Karl Rolvaag, Calvin Griffith, Hubert Humphrey, and Muriel Humphrey

Karl Rolvaag, Calvin Griffith, Hubert Humphrey, and Muriel Humphrey

Karl Rolvaag, Calvin Griffith, Hubert Humphrey, and Muriel Humphrey during the pregame of the World Series at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, 1965. Photograph by Spense for the St. Paul Dispatch-Pioneer Press.

Calvin Griffith as a ball boy

Calvin Griffith as a ball boy

Calvin Griffith working as a ball boy for the Washington Senators, 1925. National Photo Company Collection; photographer unknown.

Calvin Griffith memorial

Calvin Griffith memorial

The Calvin Griffith memorial outside of Target Field in Minneapolis. Photograph by Flickr user Papahazama, May 13, 2011. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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