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    • Winter view, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1893
    • Winter view of Roseau in 1893. It is believed to be the first picture taken of Roseau. The winter stagecoach is loading people in front of the hotel. O. B. Ekman's Land Office is across the street and Lindberg's Store is the building with the...
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Warroad High School, Warroad, Minnesota

    • 1907
    • Exterior view of the two story wooden school in Warroad during the winter. A few log buildings are located on the right side of the school and several smaller buildings can be seen behind the building.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Surveying land, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1909
    • View of six men surveying land in Roseau in the winter. The photographic postcard was in the collection of John Johnson, an early surveyor in Roseau County.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Ross Indian Village, Dieter Township, Minnesota

    • 1887
    • Informal portait of the Ross Indian Village in 1887. Individuals in the photograph include Chief Cobenas (center with feathered headdress) with two of his wives, Billy McGillis and a young girl. McGillis' wife is in the bonnet. Nineteen local...
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Roseau River dredging project, east of Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1905
    • View of the dredging crew and dredges #112 and #144 while dredging Hay Creek, Ditch #9. Val Chapin was Roseau County engineer at the time. The two dredges were owned by the Kohler Contracting Company of Frazee, Minnesota.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Roseau Creamery, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1908
    • Exterior view of the Roseau Creamery. The buttermaker, Charley Olson, is standing in the doorway..
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Robert's Halfway House, Pelan, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1907
    • View of the main road going through Pelan which was located in Kittson County. The large three story building was the Robert's Halfway House, next to Halfway House is the State Bank of Pelan. Pelan was a half way stop for people on the stagecoach...
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Knudt Lee, Roseau County, Minnesota

    • 1909-07-19
    • Photographic postcard of Knudt Lee going to town with his horses and buggy. Knudt Lee was the owner of Lee Store in Wannaska and was postmaster of Wannaska beginning in 1904.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Isreal Sjoberg, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • Studio portrait of Israel Sjoberg, a pioneer merchant of Roseau and Badger, Minnesota. The Sjoberg Brothers operated general merchandise stores and they also owned a roller mill in Badger, Minnesota.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Pioneer Drug Store, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1907
    • Exterior view of the Pioneer Drug Store in Roseau which was operated by O. A. Pearson. Mr. Pearson stands on the right with the white shirt and the unbuttoned vest.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Pearl Street (now Center Street), Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1893 - 1900
    • View of Pearl Street (Center Street) with several men in front of the Land Office. Webster Hotel is on the right. South of hotel is the Isreal Sjoberg home. The Swedish Lutheran Church, located west of the Sjober house, was one of the first...
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Old Courthouse building, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1907
    • Exterior view of the old courhouse building in the winter. The people in front of the courhouse are A.O. Houkom, A. Risberg, S. G. Bertilrud, Miss Nina E. Miller, Tom Ness, and Oliver Oie.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Medora Stagecoach, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1900
    • View of the Concord "Mudwagon" Stagecoach named the "Medora" at the stop on Main Street in Roseau in front of the Pioneer Drug Store. Stagecoach came from Stephen to Roseau. Several residents of the town are included in this photograph.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Main Street looking north, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1897 - 1905
    • View of Main Street in Roseau. The C. A. Pearson Drug Store is located on the west side of the Main Street. Confectionery stores (selling cigars, etc.) were located on both sides of the street. Ole A. Holm's photography studio was located on the...
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Logging Camp, Roseau County, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1907
    • View of winter log piles waiting at the landing to be hauled to the train. Photograph shows three horse drawn sleighs loaded with logs and several bystanders.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Livery and Feed Barn, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1908
    • Exterior view of the Roseau livery and feed barn. Two style of buggies are visible in this photograph.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Lee's OK Store and Post Office, Wannaska, Minnesota

    • 1904 - 1907
    • Exterior view of Lee's Store & Post Office in Wannaska. Several people are sitting and standing on front porch. The sign above the door reads "Post Office." There is a bicycle leaning against a post on the side of the building. Individuals in the...
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Jacklin Flour and Saw Mill, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1905
    • Winter view of the exterior of Jacklin Flour and Saw Mill in Roseau. The mill was located on the west side of the Roseau River north of the Center Street bridge.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • J. B. Johnson family outing, Newfolden, Minnesota

    • 1898
    • View of the John B. Johnson family of Newfolden, Minnesota in a horse drawn wagon. The photograph was part of the collection of Leroy E. Mattson's Great-uncle John Johnson, a surveyor.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Horse and Buggy Race, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • Portrait of the "Little Jake." Tthe spirited racehorse is being held by Burt Bassett Sr. while Joe Holland sits in the sulky in preparation for a race.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Homesteader cabin near Canada, north of Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1905
    • Winter view of a homstead cabin near South Juncion, Manitoba on the Minnesota side of the border. The individuals include Richard and Ole Holland, Knute Olson and Sophus.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Holm Fishing Party, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1895 - 1905
    • View of the Hans Holm family fishing on the Roseau Lake. Mike Holm, former Secretary of the State of Minnesota is in the white shirt with the vest and bow tie. The fish were sold to the stores in Grand Forks.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Haug Post Office, Haug, Minnesota

    • 1897 - 1905
    • The Haug Post Office with postmaster Theodore Haug, his wife, Marie, and their two older sons, Melvin and Thorval.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • First train in Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1908-10-23
    • View of the first train, #347, to arrive in Roseau following the laying of the Great Northern Railroad tracks.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • First train in Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1908-10-22
    • First train in Roseau came into town on October 22,1908. Scheduled train service began on December 21, 1908.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • First trading post, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1905
    • Exterior view of the first trading post in Roseau, Minnesota. The log building had a bell tower on the roof.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • First store in Roosevelt, Minnesota

    • 1907
    • Exterior view of the first business in Roosevelt Minnesota, it is believed to be the Norquist Brothers Store.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • First orchestra organized, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • Members of the first orchestra organized at Roseau. Mike Holm was a violinist and the director. Also playing instruments were Mr. Larson, violin, Charles Clark, cornet, O. A. Holm, piccolo, and Gust Oveson, organ.
    • Roseau County Historical Society
    • Fire in the downtown, Roseau, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1899
    • The Roseau Fire burned the downtown buildings up to Mike Holm's barber shop. Holm's barber shop was saved by pouring water on blankets and wet sawdust.
    • Roseau County Historical Society

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