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    • Standard Atlas of Mower County, Minnesota of 1896

    • 1896
    • Standard Atlas of Mower County, Minnesota, 1896. George A. Ogle and Company, Publishers and Engravers, created this book, including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, a map of the State of Minnesota, a map of the...
    • Mower County Historical Society
    • First Vote Record in Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1857-13-10
    • The first vote recorded in Olmsted County was taken on October 13, 1857. The ballots were tallied and the totals were recorded by J. N. McLane, Clerk of the County Commissioners, on November 2, 1857. Voters cast ballots to determine if the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Township Map of Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1859 - 1860
    • This is an original plat of Olmsted County with many handwritten notes and drawings showing early Minnesota settlers, farmers and other town landscape features. This map is the earliest documentation we have found in our collection of the farms,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Jacob Dieter, Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1862 - 1864
    • Jacob Dieter is photographed in his Civil War uniform. He enlisted in 1862 and served in company F of the Ninth Minnesota Regiment. His family accompanied him to Fort Ridgely, Minnesota and returned home when his unit was sent to another...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Farm machinery, Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • Men are posed on farm equipment and also standing by bicycles. A team of horses is in the background. A tractor, with a saw blade mounted on the front, is pulling another piece of farm equipment.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Geologic atlas of Olmsted County, Minnesota, C-3, Plate 1, Data Base

    • 1988
    • Map showing locations of water wells, soil borings, outcrops and cuttings samples collected during water well drilling. Distribution and sources of primary information tthat guide the geologic interpretations used to make the geologic maps in the...
    • Minnesota Geological Survey
    • Letter from William Dieter to his son Jacob, Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1864-03-03
    • William Dieter wrote this letter from Olmsted County. He asks about Jacob's health and tells Jacob that his family is doing fine. The weather has been cold but is starting to warm up. Farmington and Zumbro voted a hundred dollars bounty. Martan...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 38 - Southeast Minnesota, Red Wing to Faribault

    • 1980
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 38 Southeast Minnesota" contains a legend of signs and symbols, the larger bikeways map, and the map index. The back side contains: a list of county, municipal, and state parks, state forests, and state...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Street scene, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1868
    • Several Rochester landmarks are pictured in this early street scene. Some of the buildings visible are: Olmsted County Court House, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church, Congregational Church, Old Central School and the Universalist Church.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Maude Elliott at the Merchants Carnival, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1893
    • Maude Elliott is wearing a costume representing the Olmsted County Democrat at the Merchants Carnival. This newspaper was published by Elliott and Son. Her dress is decorated with various paper items.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Pierce House, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1878 - 1884
    • A small group of people are standing in front of the Pierce House (built in 1877) with a carriage and team of horses in the street. The hotel was located at 215 South Main Street (now First Avenue SW). Over the years the name of the hotel changed...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Martha Dieter's "Memories of My Childhood," Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1927-01-10
    • Martha Dieter describes her childhood including her family's experiences at Fort Ridgley, her fathers imprisonment at Andersonville Prison during the Civil War, being vaccinated for small pox and moving to Rochester.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Portrait of James George, Oronoco, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1882
    • James George was born in 1819 in New York state. In 1942, he married Rhoda Pierce. He lived for a time in Ohio where he was elected to Register of Deeds for Butler County (Ohio). James George served in the military during the Mexican War. He...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Pleasant Grove School, Pleasant Grove Township, Minnesota

    • 1886 - 1900
    • Teachers and students are posed in front of Pleasant Grove School House (District 140). In 1886, Pleasant Grove Township provided transportation, at township expenses, for students attending the school. Theodore Eppland was the driver of the wagon...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Healy Vault at entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1900
    • Andrew Holm (left) and Andrew Doig (right) standing on roof of the George Healy Vault in Oakwood Cemetery. The Healy Vault was built in 1890 and torn down when the Healy Chapel was built in 1912. The vault had a capacity of approximately 25...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Diagram of Piccard Balloon pre-flight operations, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1937-07-06
    • The layout of pre-flight operations includes the field plan with field house, fence and track shown. Details include load ring, position of men, hydrogen cylinders, TNT caps, poles, balloons and gondola. The plan was drawn by Paul Campbell.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Methodist Church Ladies Aid Society, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1889 - 1902
    • The group of women are all members of the Ladies Aid Society of the Methodist Church; back row, left to right: Mrs. Weyland Stedman, Mrs. C. F. Dibble, Mrs. Susan E. Mount, unknown, Mrs. E. P. Robertson, Mrs. M. Luther, Miss Nellie Rowley, Miss...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Map of Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1858?
    • This lithograph of the Rochester map drawn by P.P. Condit, Civil Engineer and Surveyor, shows the platted sections of the city with blocks, lots and streets and some business ads. The businesses listed are: John W, Remine, Attorney at Law; Stevens...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Dick Russell Barber Shop, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1890
    • The barber shop operated by Dick (Richard V.) Russell was located at 318 South Broadway. Three men are posed next to barber chairs, shaving mugs in background; left to right: S. Barton Russell, age 15 (son of Richard V.), Richard V. Russell, age...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Marion Band participating in Rochester Band Tournament, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1887
    • This Rochester street scene shows participants in the Rochester Band Tournament with the Marion Brass Band in right foreground. Members of the Marion Band were: Louis E. Bragg (band leader), Len Kinney, Earl Beach, Bill Haney, Will Nickum, Herman...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Oakwood Cemetery grounds crew, Rochester, Minnesota

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    • A group of Oakwood Cemetery workers are posed with garden tools, lawn mower, wheel barrow, sod cutter. The second man from the left is Andrew Holm, superintendent of the cemetery.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Rochester Fire Department, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1893 - 1898
    • Third Street SW is shown, looking north. City Hall (built in 1884) is partially visible on the left. The uniformed firemen are standing in front of the Rochester Fire Department, left to right: William (Billy) Murray, William J. Hall, Bill...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Working drawing for Field House, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • This architectural drawing illustrates the elevations and details of the athletic storage and dressing room building at Soldiers Field Park. This building was funded by Dr. E. Starr Judd to provide dressing facilities for the Rochester High School...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Dr. William Worrall Mayo, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1904-03-16
    • Dr. William Worrall Mayo is standing next to a horse and buggy with his hat in his hand. Dr. W. W. Mayo was born in England on May 31, 1819 and died in Rochester, MN on March 16, 1911.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Winona and Southwestern train from Spring Valley to Winona, Minnesota

    • 1890-12-30
    • The Winona and Southwestern Railway train is pictured moving over a trestle bridge on it's way from Spring Valley to Winona. In 1890, tracks were laid from Winona through St. Charles, Dover, Eyota, Simpson and Stewartville to Spring Valley and...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Dr. William Worrall Mayo, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1897
    • Dr. W. W. Mayo was born in England on May 31, 1819 and died in Rochester, MN on March 16, 1911. Dr. Mayo is approximately 86 years old in this photo.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society

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