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    • 400 Block of South Front Street, Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1860
    • 400 Block, South Front Street, 1860, with horse-drawn buggies and buildings; notes on back of photo say,""1860--Front St.--Cherry to Jackson (West Side)" and ""More likely Jackson to Cherry." Photo is printed in reverse (text on signs is...
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Reverend William McKinley, Winona, Minnesota

    • 1860?
    • Rev. William McKinley, 1834-1918. His obituary dated January 13, 1918 [newspaper not identified], reads: "Early Methodist Divine Dies at Home in Winona. Rev. William McKinley, dean of Minnesota Methodism, active as a lecturer, author and divine in...
    • Minnesota Annual Conference United Methodist Church
    • Hayes Block 185, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1872?
    • Hayes block 30-34 east Superior street; signs Carpenters and Builders; Boots and Shoes; building materials
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View in Duluth Lake Superior Minnesota Scenery

    • 1873?
    • Superior street and first avenue east looking west; building signs on upper side; Globe Hotel and Restaurant boardwalk;the buildings at the right in the foreground are about 201-205 East Superior Street just east of Second Avenue East, they burned...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • View of Superior Street looking west, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1873?
    • View of Superior street looking west; people; building signs drugs barber shop; M. Pastoret Liquor Dealer
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Philip Dick clothing and shoe store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1880 - 1887
    • Exterior view of the Philip Dick clothing and shoe store in St. Peter on the southeast corner of the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Nassau street. Along Nassau street are signs for a blacksmith shop and the Western Union telegraph office.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Preston, Minnesota's Business District

    • 1880 - 1890
    • Business district at the northwest corner of River and St. Paul Streets in Preston. The "A. L. Sleyster Photo Artist" studio is visible as well as signs for "Groceries," "Restaurant," and "Confectionery."
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Street scene, Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1880?
    • A crowd gathered on the street, including a group of women in graduation hats and tassels. The street appears to be 10th Street. The signs on the buildings say Worthington.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • G. Poirier Boot Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1880?
    • Northwest corner of Lake avenue and Superior street shoe and boot store of G. Poirier; workers; street; boardwalk; aprons; signs like boots; adjacent businesses
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Downtown commerce, Red Wing, Minnesota

    • 1880?
    • Downtown Red Wing street scene, including signs for E.E. Hill, a dentist, and Doctor Brown. The local bank is located on the next corner.
    • Goodhue County Historical Society
    • Phil Dick Clothing Store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1883?
    • The Phil Dick & Co. Clothing Store was located at 301 South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter at the time this photograph was taken. The Western Union Telegraph Office was apparently upstairs in the building. Its signs are visible at an upper floor...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Robert Street, Crookston, Minnesota

    • 1884
    • View of Robert Street in Crookston with a number of delivery wagons lining the streets. Signs advertise for a dining room, bakery, lodging and a hotel.
    • Pennington County Historical Society
    • Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1884?
    • Lutes Steam Laundry was located at 212 Lake Avenue South and, later, other addresses.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Downtown, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1885?
    • View from Third Avenue West. Superior street is at the right. The People's Theater is at 17-19 West Second Avenue.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Oppel Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1885?
    • Horse drawn wagons in front of Oppel building at 119-121 east Superior street; Wirth and Traphagen building built in 1889 by C. H. Oppel grocer; people in windows; women and children; workers; signs; razed in 1987
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Model Restaurant business, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1886?
    • The Model Restaurant business and workers and little girl; identified workers; 20 west Superior street; was the John Gilbert restaurant in 1886 for three years and sold it; child is his daughter; signs in window for ice cream; food in window;...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Grand Opera House, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1888?
    • Grand Opera House front entrance and fa?ºade; built by Munger and Markell; fourth avenue west and Superior street; people; Cormany photographer; post office; signs; Chamber of Commerce
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Temple Opera, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1889 - 1895
    • Built as a Masonic Temple in 1889, Second Avenue East and Superior Street, it was also a theater. The top floors and the iconic onion bulb feature of the Temple Opera building were removed in the 1940s. The avenue entrance was removed. The...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Gassers Grocery , Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1900
    • Gassers store is in the German-American Block at 209-211 West Superior Street.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Children at the bank, Belle Plaine, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1909
    • Brick building with large glass windows, second story is covered in shutters; probably summer. Signs in window read "Insurance, Money loaned, Buy or Sell Notes, Mortgages, Foreign, Domestic, Exchange, Passage Tickets to all parts of Europe,...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • Spalding Hotel and Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • This is a view looking northeast to downtown Duluth. Superior Street is visible at the right. The large, dark building in the center of the shot is the Spalding Hotel. The building across from the Spalding with the scaffolding is the Lyceum...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Knife Sharpener, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • Knife sharpener and his ox drawn wagon advertising his services on its canvas side.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Men in front of Otto Spielman's store, Shakopee, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • Thirteen men in front of brick store with awning and Hamm's beer signs. Written on back of photograph "Otto Spielman." The Otto Spielman name also appears at the bottom of one of the Hamm's beer sign and on the awning above the door. There is an...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • White Swan Drug Store, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • White Swan Drug Store Louis Reitz and Dr. J. J. Eklund; 3 east Superior street; children; signs
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • H. L. Greaves & Company, Northfield, Minnesota

    • 1890?
    • Exterior view of the H. L. Greaves & Company building located at 325 Division Street in Northfield. Signs in the windows advertise "Books" and "Drugs."
    • Northfield Historical Society
    • Atlas of St. Paul, Minnesota (Plat Book), Volume 3, 1891

    • 1891
    • Volume III includes the following boundaries for this section of the City of Saint Paul. From the south west corners of Otto Avenue and Lexington Avenue, north to Minnehaha Street. East to Brewster Street and south on Brewster Street to Roberts...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Atlas of St. Paul, Minnesota (Plat Book), Volume 2, 1891

    • 1891
    • Volume II includes Como, Warren Dale, Hamline, Merriam Park, Midway, Union Park, St. Anthony Park, New Brighton. Maps are listed on numbered pages, 101 through 210, with two additional maps numbered 210a and 210b. There are a total of 56 maps. Each...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Atlas of St. Paul, Minnesota (Plat Book), Volume 4, 1891

    • 1891
    • Volume IV includes the west side of the City of Saint Paul, South Saint Paul, and South Park. Maps are listed on numbered pages, 331-392. There are a total of 31 maps. Each map is composed of two pages; each page is 69.215cm (vertical) x 50.8cm...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Atlas of St. Paul, Minnesota (Plat Book), Volume 1, 1891-01

    • 1891-01
    • Volume I includes parts of White Bear Lake, North St. Paul, Gladstone (Maplewood), Newport and St. Paul Park. The plat maps are on pages numbered 1 through 100, with an additional map numbered 99a, found after page 100. Each map is composed of two...
    • Saint Paul Public Library
    • Fitzsimmons Warfield Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1892 - 1893
    • Fitzsimmons and Warfield are Charles Fitzsimmons and Andrew A. Warfield. Began in 1890 as George W. Martin and Company followed in 1891 as Martin, Fitzsimmons and Warfield. In 1892-1893 Fitzsimmons and Warfield are at 126 West Michigan Street. ...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Simon Clark Grocery, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1893?
    • Interior of 118 West Superior Street family grocery business.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Iron Exchange Bank, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894
    • Interior office of Iron Exchange Bank; later Manhattan building; known as the Merritt Bank; directors named; two men employees; spittoon; marble; iron work; lights; lamps; signs
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Fitzsimmons Derrig Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894 - 1896
    • Began in 1890 as George W. Martin and Company followed in 1891 as Martin, Fitzsimmons and Warfield. Fitzsimmons - Derrig Company seems to date from 1894.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Shiller Hubbard Company Cigar shop after a fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894?
    • Ice covered remains of burned Schiller Hubbard Company wholesale and retail tobacco cigar store at 404 west Superior street; Fargusson building; signs for where all building tenants moved to; Schiller to 132 west Michigan street; G. E. Lovett;...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Fargusson building on fire, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894?
    • Fighting fire at Fargusson building at fourth avenue west and Superior street; water spray; firemen; hoses; signs; smoke
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Fargusson Building, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1894?
    • Ice covered remains of burned Fargusson building at 402-404 west Superior street; signs for where all building tenants moved to; Schiller; G. R. Kimball; see also 720.2 and 735.2
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Point of Rocks, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1895?
    • Point of Rocks, a rock outcrop, is at Fourteenth Avenue West and Superior street. This rock formation between Eighth Avenue West and Fourteenth Avenue West is the tip of the point of rocks that is a barrier marking the division between east and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Lundberg and Stone Bookstore, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1896
    • Interior of Lundberg and Stone Bookstore at 223 west Superior street; inventory; workers; ceiling; lights; cigar boxes; glass cases; signs
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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