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    • Young women snapping beans at Hachsharah farm in Anoka, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Four young women sit at a picnic table and snap beans. "Hachsharah" means "training" or "preparation" in Hebrew. Hachsharah were training farms for Jews who wished to settle in Palestine and become citizens. Harchsharah farms were located...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Young man peeling potatoes at the Hachsharah farm, Anoka, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • A young man sits in a chair peeling potatoes while another man looks on. "Hachsharah" means "training" or "preparation" in Hebrew. Hachsharah were training farms for Jews who wished to settle in Palestine and become citizens. Harchsharah farms...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Wreckage of the Pleiades, Oltmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1937-07-18
    • A group of local sight seers and souvenir hunters are gathered around the wreckage of the Pleiades, the gondola used by Dr. Jean Piccard during his flight. The gondola quickly burned after a fire was caused by burning excelsior ignited by the TNT...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Woyazanska - Tuberculosis

    • 1908
    • This pamphlet was used to educate Dakota people about Tuberculosis. The Santee Normal Training School instructed Dakota children in the Dakota language. These children came from families who were removed from Minnesota to Nebraska after the...
    • Synod of Lakes and Prairies, Presbyterian Church
    • Worship of the Sun

    • 1852
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a Native American ceremony.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • World War I: Home Front in Minnesota - Alien Enemy Registration

    • 2012-07-31
    • On the same day that Congress declared war on Germany, President Woodrow Wilson announced a set of regularions, controlling the activities of alien enemies. The regularions specifically identified alien enemies as German males, fourteen years or...
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    • World War I Veterans, Belle Plaine, Minnesota

    • 1918
    • Group of of World War I serviceman who formed the American Legion Post in Belle Plaine. Very back row: John Clark, James Wilson, Walter Moore, John Brandl, Joe McRaith, Lou Rasmussen.
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • World War I soldiers on parade, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Parade of the first soldiers who left Morris for training camp during World War I. Businesses in the background are, from the left: Stewart's Mill, Stewart's Mill Office, Max Trantow's Saloon, the Stevens County Creamery, and Walker Towle [dry...
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Working drawing for J.C. Penney Store, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1925
    • Harold H. Crawford designed this building for Mr. Berdie Reid, a local businessman, who leased the building to J. C. Penney. The architectural drawing shows elevations for the store.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Workers sharpening an axe at the Hachsharah in Anoka, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Three unidentified men stand sharpening an axe. "Hachsharah" means "training" or "preparation" in Hebrew. Hachsharah were training farms for Jews who wished to settle in Palestine and become citizens. Harchsharah farms were located throughout...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Workers going out on delivery at the Goldish Fish Company in Two Harbors, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • Two unidentified men in automobiles loaded with crates. A third unidentified individual stands behind them. The Goldishes were one of a small number of Jewish families who lived and worked along the North Shore in the commercial fishing industry....
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Woodstock Guards of Loyalty, Woodstock, Minnesota

    • 1918-07-04
    • Women's organization, the Woodstock Guards of Loyalty, posing in uniform on the steps of the Pipestone County Courthouse. The purpose of the group was to band the ladies together to assist in carrying on the work of the men who were called to the...
    • Pipestone County Historical Society
    • William Perry Family of Lake Johanna, Arden Hills, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • William Perry, with his wife, Ida (DeMars), and their children, was the son of early Mounds View Township resident, Charles Perry, who settled the land around Lake Johanna in 1849. Charles, the son of Abraham and Mary Ann Perry, emigrated to...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • William B. Dodd home, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • This photograph shows the original home of Captain William B. Dodd in St. Peter. Dodd, who founded St. Peter, was killed in New Ulm in 1862 while helping to defend the city against attacks by the Dakota Indians.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Willam and Ida (DeMars) Perry of Lake Johanna area, Arden Hills, Minnesota

    • 1930
    • William and Ida (DeMars) Perry operated the beach facilities at Lake Johanna in present-day Arden Hills for many years. William was the son of Charles Perry, who came to the Lake Johanna area in 1849, and the grandson of Abraham Perry, one of the...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Wiconi Tawaoonspe

    • 1911
    • This pamphlet includes Christian spiritual lessons and the Lord's Prayer in Dakota. The Santee Normal Training School instructed Dakota children in the Dakota language. These children came from families who were removed from Minnesota to Nebraska...
    • Synod of Lakes and Prairies, Presbyterian Church
    • Maternity Hospital Minneapolis, Twenty-Ninth Annual Report 1915

    • 1915
    • The report lists the names of Maternity Hospital officers, directors, and medical staff. Includes images of Maternity Hospital interiors, exteriors, nurses, babies, and floor plans. Provides summaries of medical services and social services....
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Annual Report of Unity Settlement 1918

    • 1918
    • The report lists the names of Unity Settlement Association officers, board of directors, and committee chairs. Account of settlement club activities including a training class for drafted men, a Mothers' Club "made up largely of women of foreign...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Wedding portrait of Bertha Vogel and John Lenzmeier, Shakopee, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • Wedding portrait of Bertha Vogel and John Lenzmeier, who were married at Shakopee on October 20, 1911. The bride and groom are seen at the center of the image. The groom is sitting in a chair and the bride is standing to his left. They are...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • Volunteer enlistment paper of Phiney Wells, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1862-12-27
    • On December 27th, 1862, Phiney Wells signed this document in St. Peter to enlist in the First Mounted Rangers. Wells stated that he was born in New York and that he was 25 years and eight months old. He listed his occupation as a farmer. Wells...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • View of Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1954
    • Side view facing West of Mount Zion Temple synagogue at 1300 Summit Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is one of the last projects designed by the internationally renowned Bauhaus architect Erich Mendelsohn, who incidentally died during its...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Vicksburg Ferry, Flora Township, Minnesota

    • 1880?
    • Vicksburg was on the main road south of Wilmar. To cross the river a ferry was necessary. Robert Davis started the Ferry on June 7, 1877, but the first was license was issued to G. W. Braley. Evelyn Rieber got a five year license in May, 1884. ...
    • Renville County Historical Society
    • Valley of the St. Peters, Minnesota

    • 1841 - 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a view of the Minnesota River Valley.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Vets' Call, April 27, 1937

    • 1937-04-27
    • Newsletter of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp at Fort Ridgely State Park, Fairfax, Minnesota.
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Union Presbyterian Church in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • The Union Presbyterian Church faces South Third Street on the northwestern corner of the intersection with West Locust Street in St. Peter, Minnesota. The building on the right was once the home of the ministers who served the church.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Uniformed employees at the St. Peter State Hospital, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • This postcard shows three uniformed employees at the St. Peter State Hospital. Their uniforms resemble those of military units of the time. The names on the reverse side of the postcard appear to read as follows: Mr. G. Tilgen, Mr. W. Gustafson,...
    • St. Peter Regional Treatment Center
    • Two young men on a tractor at Hachsharah farm in Anoka, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • A photograph of two men wearing hats, on a tractor. "Hachsharah" means "training" or "preparation" in Hebrew. Hachsharah were training farms for Jews who wished to settle in Palestine and become citizens. Harchsharah farms were located throughout...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Two women and one man, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1915
    • Two women and one man posing for photo. The man is standing behind the two women who are sitting. Images in this collection were found in the attic of an old farm house in Kandiyohi County formerly owned by George Kallevig. Whether these negatives...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Two men, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1915
    • Two men who look to be loading a trailer. There are horses to the right. Images in this collection were found in the attic of an old farm house in Kandiyohi County formerly owned by George Kallevig. Whether these negatives are from the Kallevig...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Tug Company Crew, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • These are the unidentified men and boys who worked for the Stevens Tug Line. Mr. Darwin E. Stevens' fleet was located at the foot of Twenty-first Avenue West in the Duluth harbor. The Joe D. Dudley tug is at the far left, the Mystic is next, and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Tug and two vessels at Knife River, Minnesota

    • 1893-07-06
    • Inman Line tug Bob Anderson aids British-built steel package freighter ROSEDALE enroute from Kingston to Duluth who ran on beach at Knife River; J Emory Owen may be third boat
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Tree planting ceremony in support of Soviet Jews, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1975-07-13
    • A group of local activists gathered in Minneapolis to plant a tree "in tribute to Soviet Refusniks," the term applied in the West to Russian Jews who were refused the right to immigrate by the Soviet government.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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