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    • William Kerr Produce Store, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1900-05-02
    • Group of hunters in front of William Kerr's Lakefield Produce Shop. Len Rue (Ben Rue's father), William Kerr, Ernie Gage, Kate Miller. Harry Morison, Bob Poole, Cliff Darr (Harry Darr's father). The men have returned home after a hunting trip to...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • City view, Jackson, Minnesota

    • 1895 – 1900
    • City of Jackson from Thomas Hill, east side of the Des Moines River showing the new school house and the old courthouse.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • County Commissioners, Jackson County, Minnesota

    • 1966
    • Group portrait of the Jackson County Commissioners from 1965 through 1968. Back row left to right: Bruce E. Graves, Henry Haberman, William Doyscher, and Carl Stender. Front Row left to right: Art Hawkins and Ed Dahl (County Auditor).
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Minnesota National Guard reunion, Jackson County, Minnesota

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    • Believed to be a reunion of the Minnesota National Guard Unit of 135 Infantry Division, Company E. Assigned during World War II with the 34th Infantry and served in Africa and Europe. One person is identified as Maurice Moses, Bronze Star winner...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lutheran Church, Belmont, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • Group portrait of the congregation standing in front of the church. The church was built in 1893 and was located at 83971 510th Avenue in Belmont Township.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Dann's Island GAR Encampment, Jackson County, Minnesota

    • 1897?
    • Picture is of the J. A. Meyers GAR Post # 34 at the encampment on Dann's Island. Middle man on the caisson is Mr. Wallace, father of Dilbert Wallace. In Sept 1943, names were supplied by W. P. King and J. L. King and are believed to be correct....
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena's First Depot, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1880
    • Men standing in front of the small depot building in Okabena. Built in the fall of 1879 and replaced in 1880.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Egge Blacksmith Shop, Jackson, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Interior view of the Herman Egge's Blacksmith Shop after he remodeled. Local at the corner of 1st. and Ashley. Herman bought the shop from Jens Jensen in 1913. Herman operated the shop for 53 years. The building was torn down in 1977. Pictured...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Kruse Tavern, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1950
    • Exterior view of the Kruse Tavern. Emil and Ella Kruse stand in front of their tavern located in Okabena. They operated the tavern into the 1950s and 1960s.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena School, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1958
    • Portrait of of George Stephenson, long time school custodian, standing in front of the Okabena school. Stephenson worked there for over 40 years starting in 1917.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • First grand jury at the new county courthouse, Jackson, Minnesota

    • 1909-05-19
    • First Grand Jury for the new courthouse, May 19, 1909. From left to right starting at the top. Top left: Frank Gillespie, Deputy Sheriff. Top row: F. Wazlahowsky, G. L. Lardon, R. Olson, L. W. Sevatson, A. Richter, H. A. White, H. Christoffers....
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Main Street, Alpha, Minnesota

    • 1919 - 1920
    • View of Main Street in Alpha. The gas light show in the center of the street hung there until 1920 when electricity came to the town of Alpha.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Moe Store, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • Ed and Art Moe's Store in Lakefield about 1925. It was located on 2nd Avenue and Main Street. The employees shown are Ed Moe and Earl Nelson. The store began business in 1916.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Main Street looking north, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • View of Main Street of Lakefield looking North. Image was taken before the 1910 fire that destroyed the Colman Lumberyard, shown here in the foreground.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena Implement Company, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1946
    • John Ruthenbeck pictured in front of his business. Started as a hardware store in 1909 as a partnership between George Stevenson, John Ruthenbeck and August Atz. In 1910 they took in Theo. Milbrath, and built this building. They sold the first...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okanbena Tire and Repair Shop, Okabena, Minnesota

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    • Exterior view of the Okabena Tire and Repair Shop owned by Irvin Bayerkohler, later purchased by Okabena Cooperative and later the Jackson County Cooperative Association. Pictured from left to right: Irvin Bayerkohler, Welton "Wiz" Bayerkohler,...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Okabena Creamery, Okabena, Minnesota

    • 1945
    • Exterior view of the Okabena Creamery. Workers from left to right: John Sinnen, Cream Hauler; William H, Gehrals, Manager; Mrs. Emma Gehrls. This building was constructed after a fire leveled the first building on April 9, 1930.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lakefield High School basketball team, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1931
    • 1930-1931 Lakefield High School Basketball Team. Winners of third place at the District Tournament. Pictured (Top Row): Rambourg (Trainer), Larson (Assistant Coach), Olsen, Bakedahl, Grein, Norgrant, ? (Coach); Bottom Row: Andweson (Center),...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • James Rost Building, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1931
    • Exterior view of the James Rost Hardware and Farm Implement Store, erected in 1914. Located on Broadway Avenue in Lakefield. The Rost Building burned to the ground on May 28, 1983.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Farmer's Store, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • Interior view of Farmer's Store. Pictured left to right: E. J. Stoetereau, Mrs. Stoetereau, Viola Boss, Joseph Navarra, Henry Bisping, John Rentsheler. The Farmers' Store later became John's Store, then Stensrude Store.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Olson Family Reunion, Jackson, Minnesota

    • 1938-08-21
    • Group portrait at the 1938 Olson (Slaabaken) Family Reunion. The group portrait was taken in front of the 1857 and 1862 Sioux Massacres Monument.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Civil War veterans, Heron Lake, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Civil War Veterans of Heron Lake. Pictured in 1940 were William Peters, age 91; A. D. Pigman, age 92; and Clark Wood, age 98.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lone Tree, Heron Lake, Minnesota

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    • The Lone Tree which was located northwest of the town of Lakefield. It was used by both Native Americans and settlers to navigate the prairie. The tree was burnt by unknown vandals on August 28, 1925.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lakefield Tile and Drainage Company, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • Exterior view of the Lakefield Tile and Drainage Company, taken in 1911. People involved in it were John Grein, Nels Quevli, John Frederickson. Operated from 1908-1912, before being sold to William Moore in 1914. Located north of the Mill Road,...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lakefield Graduating Class of 1914, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Graduating Class of Lakefield High School for the year 1914. Picture: Front Row (left to right): Helen Crawford, Ethyl Morrison, Helen Frees, Anna Matyas, Ethyl Dragoo, Georgia Johnson, Irene Thompson, Mertie Johnson. Back Row (left to right):...
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Raddatz Barber Shop, Heron Lake, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • Interior view of the Raddatz Barber Shop of Heron Lake. Pictured from right to left: Alva Jones, Walter Raddatz, Archie Tomford. The man in barber chair is unknown.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Rue Clothing Company, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1923
    • Interior view of the Rue Clothing Company of Lakefield, L. W. Rue owner. This clothing business was operated from 1913 until 1923 by Milo and Len Rue.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lakefield High School basketball team, Lakefield, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • 1911 Lakefield High School basketball team. Top row: Mr. Faunce, Supt.; Second row (left to right): Ludvig Stoyke, Bruce ? Helland (Howland); Third Row: Joe Vancura, Cyril Foss, Art Britch.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Black Bridge, west of Jackson, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • Newly constructed steel railroad bridge (Black Bridge), and old wooden trestle in background. The wooden bridge was built in about 1879 when the railroad came to Jackson and Lakefield, Minnesota.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Corner Café, Heron Lake, Minnesota

    • 1904
    • Exterior view of the Corner Cafe in Heron Lake. The Cafe was operated by S. H. Berkness.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Norwegian Church, Jackson, Minnesota

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    • Norwegian Church (Hauge) built in 1913. Remodeled in 1925. Later became the Our Savior's Lutheran Church. The 1913 church was replaced with a new building in 1978.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Lakefield High School, Lakefield, Minnesota

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    • Old Lakefield High School, located at the north end of Main street. Picture taken prior to new front being added in 1952.
    • Jackson County Historical Society
    • Evangelical Methodist Church, Heron Lake, Minnesota

    • 1916
    • Exterior view of the Evangelical Methodist Church, which is now known as the Heron Lake United Methodist Church. The postcard is addressed to Miss Stella Johnson and is postmarked January 18, 1916.
    • Jackson County Historical Society

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