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    • Minnesota's Resources

    • 1910?
    • Promotional pamphlet, with text, statistics, and illustrations, aimed at attracting potential settlers on farmsteads in the state. It extols Minnesota's agricultural resources, including its climate, soil conditions, suitability for various crops...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • "A Little Too Fast for Aunty," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1903
    • This cartoon, published on April 11, 1903, in the Minneapolis Journal, portrays Tom L. Johnson, Cleveland mayor and Democratic contender for his party's nomination for both the Ohio governor's race and the presidential election. Johnson is shown...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "A Long Row to Hoe," a cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1905
    • Published in the Journal Junior, a Saturday supplement for children, on September 9, 1905, this cartoon shows a boy hoeing a row of schoolbooks. At the end of the row is a sign that says, "Nine months row," a reference to the beginning of the...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "Another Blot," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1913
    • This cartoon, published on February 24, 1913, in the Minneapolis Journal, refers to the front page story covering the assassination of the former president of Mexico, Francisco Madero, and his vice president, Jose Pino Suarez. General Huerta was...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "It Is Up to Congress to Say Which," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1909
    • Published on Thursday, May 6, 1909, this cartoon is divided into two frames. The upper frame shows wheat from Canada being led to flour mills in the United States by the "Tariff Provision by which Canadian wheat may be milled in the United States...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "John's Little Joke," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1904
    • Published on the front page of the March 2, 1904, edition of the Minneapolis Journal, this cartoon depicts a husband and wife having coffee at their dining room table. The husband is shaking salt onto the front page of the "Daily Newspaper,"...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • Aerial Bridge Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1904
    • The caption of this post card says Clear span, 400 feet; clear height, 136 feet; total height above water, 186 feet. This view shows the waterfront when it was warehouses and wharves, docks, railroad freight sheds and slips. This view is probably...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1906?
    • The post card caption says The Aerial Bridge, Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line. Cost $100,000. This post card illustration is of a view from the waterfront. At the right is the South Breakwater Inner Light Tower. Houses on...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • The caption says The Aerial Bridge Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line, cost $100,000 Duluth, Minn. A few more details that are not on this card are that the Aerial Bridge was completed in February, 1905. The Aerial Bridge...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Entrance To Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • The caption of this post card says The Aerial Bridge, Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line. Cost $100,000. Entrance to Duluth-Superior Harbor. The white building at the left is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Bridge: Entrance To Duluth-Superior Harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1906?
    • The post card caption says The Aerial Bridge, Span 393 feet 9 inches, 135 feet high from water line. Cost $100,000. This post card illustration is of a view from the Duluth harbor with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Building at the left and the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • This post card caption says D-103 NITE VIEW OF AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE Duluth, Minnesota Vessels from the world's ports arrive at the Duluth-Superior Harbor after transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway. A few more details could include that the St....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Arena Auditorium in Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963?
    • This post card caption says Arena-Auditorium Duluth, Minnesota Fifth Avenue West and Waterfront. This beautiful new $6,100,000 multi-purpose facility will have an Auditorium to accommodate 2,500 people, and Arena with seating capacity up to 8,000...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • This post card caption says Dutch Ship Colytto - 475 feet-long and 62-feet wide with a tonnage capacity of 9075 tons arrives at Duluth coming through the canal and under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge. Duluth is the westerly terminus of the St....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Colytto Arriving in Duluth-Superior Harbor D-118, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1970?
    • This post card caption says D-117 Foreign Vessel entering Duluth Canal and passing under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge. Duluth is the westerly terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. It looks like this is the Dutch vessel Colytto. The lift span is...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Giant Ore Carrier Going Through Canal, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1955?
    • The full caption on this post card says Giant Ore Carrier going through the canal and under the famous Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, Minn. Ore and grain carriers measure as long as 729 feet carrying up to 26,000 tons. Duluth is the westerly...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: John A. Blatnik Bridge  D-116, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1975?
    • The caption on this post card says JOHN A BLATNIK BRIDGE A Foreign Ship enters the Duluth-Superior Harbor Westerly Terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Port Authority Terminal is shown in the background. This is the Interstate Bridge. The...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Night View of Duluth, Minnesota D-88, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1966?
    • This post card caption says D-88 Showing the new $6,5000,000.00 Duluth Arena-Auditorium on Harbor Drive. The Arena Auditorium opened to great fanfare in August 1966. It was renamed the DECC or Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center August 31,...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: The Famous Aerial Lift Bridge, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1955?
    • D-5 The caption of this post card says One of the nation's top attractions is Duluth's famous aerial bridge which must be raised for each approaching steamer into the harbor, and stretches the mainland of Duluth to the Minnesota Point which juts...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD), Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1967?
    • This post card caption says The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) was established on July 1, 1947 with 1.432 students, had 5,000 by 1967 and expects about 5,800 by 1970. UMD offers 53 majors in 34 academic areas plus 18 pre-professional...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Vessel enters the harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1960?
    • The post card caption says These giant ore and grain carriers measure as long as 729 feet and have a pay load of up to 26,000 tons. They make the round trip from Duluth to Lake Erie ports and back in 4 to 5 days. There are over 300 ore and grain...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial view of Frazee, Minnesota

    • 1909?
    • Aerial view of Frazee, Minnesota, caption reads "Frazee before 1910 Barton's Hospital under construction."
    • Becker County Historical Society
    • Albert Schippel house, Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1850?
    • Albert Schippel house. Image caption reads, "Cottage for Albert Schippel Esq, corner Sixth and Vine Streets."
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Apostolic Lutheran Church, Esko, Minnesota

    • 1936-11-22
    • The little insert is the first Thomson Township Apostolic Lutheran Congregation's old Church, and the larger photo is the new Thomson Township Apostolic Lutheran Congregation's church building, in 1936. It was dedicated to its holy purpose on...
    • Esko Historical Society
    • City Drug Store on South Front Street, Mankato, Minnesota

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    • City Drug Store, South Front Street, with Doctor McMahan's Office, five men, and horse and buggy. Caption on back reads, "James Ray Tinkcom, who arrived in Mankato in 1856, operated the City Drug Store. Mr. Tinkcom studied medicine in New York...
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Dave Carson's Drug Store moves downtown, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • Dave Carson's Drug Store and Post Office building was moved downtown at Washington Avenue and Front Street. The photograph's caption reads, "Harry L. Johnston using 24 horses to move the Dave Carson Drug Store Detroit Lakes about 1905."
    • Becker County Historical Society
    • Delivering kerosene, Round Lake, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • View of the four hitch tanker wagon used for kerosene delivery with two men on it. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Delivering to surrounding town by Mr. Henry Boyer and Ed Jenkins of Round Lake, Round Lake School house in...
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • Director of Kronoberg Band from Sweden, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • Director Högberg and his wife are riding in a carriage drawn by a team of white horses, with Professor Kilander in the front seat. Onlookers and an automobile are also shown. The Swedish band visited Saint Peter in 1908. The original caption on...
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • Bulletin of the State Normal School Duluth, Minnesota, Vol. VI No. 4, February 1912

    • 1912-02
    • Duluth State Normal School quarterly bulletin. The February 1911 issue includes the text of an address by W.A. Owens Superintendent of the Training Department, articles by faculty members Eugene Van Cleef and L.W. Kline , faculty list, news, and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth Kathryn A. Martin Library, University Archives
    • Edward Neill's home on Summit Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota

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    • Exterior view of Edward Neill's home was possibly the first home built on Summit Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota. Caption reads: "The first house on Summit Avenue St. Paul between Dayton Avnenue and Walnut Street. Site now occupied by mansion of...
    • Macalester College
    • Edwards Hall, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1892 - 1898
    • Exterior view of Edwards hall, a boarding club for men at Macalester College, with residents posing in front. Edwards Hall was located at the end of Princeton Avenue Caption reads "Early days of Edward's Hall." Contributed by a Class of 1898 alum.
    • Macalester College
    • The Illustrated History of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    • 1905
    • This is the first published history book of Kandiyohi County. This history describes the many aspects of the County's history including: early settlements, Native Americans, U.S. Dakota Conflict of 1862, politics, Monongalia County history, State...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Frazee Sawmill in Frazee, Minnesota

    • 1907?
    • Located in Burlington Township, the Frazee Sawmill is shown with stacked lumber in lumber yard. Caption reads "Frazee sawmill - capacity 1,000,000 ft. every 24 hours."
    • Becker County Historical Society

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