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    • 1940 Atlas of the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Includes a complete set of surveys and plats of properties in the city of Minneapolis, compiled and drawn from official records and actual surveys by the Minnesota WPA, sponsored by the City of Minneapolis.
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • [Transportation a la Minneapolis], an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1900 - 1940
    • This cartoon pokes fun at the driving habits of the citizens of Minneapolis. A Minneapolis family is out for a spin; a farmer hauling a load of hay on his tractor honks at a man in a horse-driven wagon; a stylishly-dressed woman addresses her...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • [William Jennings Bryan and the Cartoonist], an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1900 - 1940
    • Political candidate William Jennings Bryan stands before a dresser mirror, writing a note to himself, "Will you run again, Mr. Bryan? You guessed it that time, my boy." A figure, likely Bart himself, sketchbook in hand, watches through the window.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "An Apple for the Teacher", an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1900 - 1940
    • A child representing the Board of Tax Levy places an apple labeled "$73,000 raise in salary" on his teacher's desk, and the teacher smiles at him. The Minnesota Gopher stands in the classroom door, tipping his hat.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "Caught in the Act," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1900 - 1940
    • This cartoon shows Uncle Sam, the G.O.P. elephant and the Tariff catching Cold Storage in the act of raiding a pantry containing eggs, butter, and other foods.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "How About the Vote Buyer?," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1900 - 1940
    • A well-dressed, paunchy vote buyer stands in front of the Capitol Building, while the scrawny vote seller is chased away by a policeman armed with a billy-club. At the buyer's feet lies a scroll that states, "Public office is a private trust. ...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "Let Ole Do It" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "Our Nations Most Tragic Accident," Slayton, Minnesota

    • 1940-09-21
    • It was known at the time as "Our Nation's Most Tragic Accident" in which two vehicles met in a head-on collision on April 21, 1940. Twelve victims were killed and one survived in this horrible accident.
    • Murray County Historical Society
    • "Queen Esther" cast photograph, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1909
    • Studio portrait of the play's cast. Two copies of this image at the museum. Newspaper clipping on back of copy 1 describes the production; see the Morris Tribune, February 24, 1900. A note on the back of copy 1 in Ida Hancock's handwriting reads...
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • "The Big Boy Class," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1900 - 1940
    • St. Paul, Chicago, and New York City are shown standing in front of Uncle Sam, holding U. S. Postal Savings account books. Nearby, the Minnesota Gopher holds a sign that reads, "See our Paul gopher the savings."
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "The Man From Minnesota" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many "Ole Shows" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "The Man From Minnesota" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many "Ole Shows" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "The Two Oles" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "The Two Oles" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "Uncle Tom's Cabin" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "What Happened To Ole" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "What Happened To Ole" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "What Happened To Ole" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "What Happened To Ole" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota, showing workers with sign referring to the concrete pile-driving work. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • View of unidentified group outside on lawn. Possibly future construction site of temple, Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ground-breaking ceremony? Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • View of unidentified men standing outside. Possibly future construction site of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200 theaters,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • View of unidentified group outside on lawn. Possibly future construction site of temple, Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ground-breaking ceremony?Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota, showing structural framework of the synagogue building. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota, showing structural framework of the synagogue building. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota, showing structural framework of the synagogue building. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200 theaters, and many churches and synagogues in the Upper...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200 theaters, and many churches and synagogues in the Upper...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota, showing workers with sign referring to the concrete pile-driving work. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives
    • Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940 - 1960
    • Construction progress photo showing structural framing of Adath Jeshurun, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Liebenberg and Kaplan, Architects (1919-1969) designed private residences, commercial properties, including over 200 theaters, and many churches and...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Northwest Architectural Archives

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