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    • Registration Affidavit of Alien Enemy Otto Wolf, Stillwater, Minnesota

    • 1918-02-04
    • Registration Affidavit of Alien Enemy of Otto Wolf, sworn to W.E. McNaughton, Chief of Police, Stillwater, Minnesota on the 4th day of February, 1918. Document is 4 pages in length and includes personal and employment information, a photograph and...
    • Stillwater Public Library
    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The water is flowing rapidly under the College Street bridge during the flood of 1908. The businesses on College Street that are visible in the photo are (left to right): Riverside Livery (McConnell and Conway); furniture store of Cliff E....
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • 1908 flood on the Zumbro River, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1908-06-23
    • The rising water drowned out the fires at the Water Works, shutting down the pumps. All the manufacturing plants including the city light and power house were shut down due to lack of water. The Zumbro River overflowed its banks in Rochester early...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • "Anti-Cannon Sentiment", an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1908?
    • A mob holds up a pumpkin head labeled "Anti-Cannon sentiment," startling Uncle Sam. This is likely a reference to opposition to Republican Joseph G. Cannon's being re-elected Speaker of the House in 1908.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "He Would Strike the Light for Her," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1908
    • This cartoon, published on Tuesday, February 18, 1908, in the Minneapolis Journal, refers to the front page story about a meeting of the Publicity Club--comprised largely of businessmen--to discuss the introduction of improved street lighting to...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "Obscuring the Real Issue," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1908?
    • William Jennings Bryan holds up an image of Kaiser Wilhelm in an effort to draw attention to "The European War Bogie" as the major national issue to be included in the Minnesota Democratic Party platform, while "Brewery Control" takes a back seat.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "The New Aristocracy," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1908
    • Published on December 10, 1908, this cartoon shows the Egg and the Potato addressing each other, "The Egg--'Hello, Small Potatoes and Few in a Hill, you needn't be so fresh. I knew your folks when you weren't worth 30 cents a bushel.' The...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • A Picnic on Oakleaf Lake, Oshawa Township, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • Picnickers, dressed in their best, sit in rowboats on Oakleaf Lake. The lake was named in honor of H. J. Eckloff, a Swedish farmer, whose name when translated means "oakleaf".
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • A. Fitger and Company brewery buildings, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1908
    • Fitger and Co bottling department and brew house buildings; street scene with cars; 600 east superior street
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Acrobats Four Flying Banvards, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows acrobats performing on a stage on South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The Four Flying Banvards are shown in front of businesses along the west side of the 300 block on the avenue on the Fourth of July in 1908.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Adams School, Eveleth, Minnesota

    • 1908?
    • Red brick eight room Adams school in Eveleth was built in October 1907 and later called the Lincoln Annex.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View from downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1959?
    • This view is from just below First Street looking down Second Avenue West. Glass Block department store and the Sellwood building are on the corners of Superior Street and Second Avenue West. Railroad Street and ice filled slips are between...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: View of Business District to Canal Park, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • The lift span is up; a vessel either just entered the harbor or is soon to exit but the ship is not visible. From the Marshall-Wells sign at the left to the Aerial Bridge is the area known as Canal Park. At the time of this image, there is still...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aftenro Home, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • The Aftenro Society was organized in 1908 by a group of Norwegian women to raise money for the construction of a good Christian old people's home. Their first building was opened in 1921 with 30 residents and was named for the Norwegian word...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aftenro Home, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • The Aftenro Society was organized in 1908 by a group of Norwegian women to raise money for the construction of a good Christian old people's home. Their first building was opened in 1921 with 30 residents and was named for the Norwegian word...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • After the Fire of October 2, 1908, Lafayette, Minnesota

    • 1908?
    • A portion of the business district in Lafayette, Minnesota, is shown in this postcard view of the community that was taken after a severe fire destroyed several businesses in 1908. The people at the center of the bottom of the postcard were on the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Alex and Eva Esko's family farmhouse, Esko, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • Two young boys, Fred and Isaac Esko, stand in front of the home of Alex Esko and Eva Esko, their parents. Fred was two years older than Isaac, and is the taller boy, while Isaac is the one wearing a white shirt. The house depicted here is...
    • Esko Historical Society
    • American Swedish Institute at night, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1990?
    • Night time view of the mansion lit up. Completed in 1908, the Swan J. Turnblad mansion was built in the French Chateauesque style. The house became the American Swedish Institute in 1929.
    • American Swedish Institute
    • American Swedish Institute in winter, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • View of the Park Avenue side of the mansion from the front gate. Sign installed to the right of the gate gives the gallery hours. Completed in 1908, the Swan J. Turnblad mansion was built in the French Chateauesque style. The house became the...
    • American Swedish Institute
    • American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1990?
    • View of the mansion from Park Avenue, American and Swedish flags flying over the main entrance. Completed in 1908, the Swan J. Turnblad mansion was built in the French Chateauesque style. The house became the American Swedish Institute in 1929.
    • American Swedish Institute
    • American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • Wintertime view of the Turnblad mansion with decorations over the front entrance. Completed in 1908, the Swan J. Turnblad mansion was built in the French Chateauesque style. The house became the American Swedish Institute in 1929.
    • American Swedish Institute
    • American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Exterior view of the mansion from Park Avenue shortly after the mansion was completed. Completed in 1908, the Swan J. Turnblad mansion was built in the French Chateauesque style. The house became the American Swedish Institute in 1929.
    • American Swedish Institute
    • American Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • Exterior view of the Turnblad mansion from the corner of Park Avenue and 26th Street. Completed in 1908, the Swan J. Turnblad mansion was built in the French Chateauesque style. The house became the American Swedish Institute in 1929.
    • American Swedish Institute

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