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    • St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1870 - 1908
    • This is a photograph of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Peter, also called the German Lutheran Church. This church was dedicated in 1870, and was located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Fifth and Mulberry streets, facing...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Dr. John Sander, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1875 - 1903
    • This is a photograph of Dr. John Sander, who was the head of the German department at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter until his resignation in 1903. Dr. Sander was also a co-founder of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, also known as...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Church and sisters' residence, New Munich, Minnesota

    • 1880?
    • Schools in north-central Minnesota (1871-1909). New Munich began with a few small buildings built by two men, Burns and Sutton, in 1855. They also ran a small "wayside" inn for the stagecoach that ran north-south through this part of the county. ...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • St. Paul's Church, Sauk Centre, Minnesota

    • 1885
    • Exterior view of the St. Paul's German Catholic Church 1885 addition and rectory. The darkened portion of the roof indicates the original dedicated church of 1871.
    • Sauk Centre Area Historical Society
    • German American Institute and Kindergarten pamphlet, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1887
    • Pamphlet about the German-American Institute and Kindergarten, a branch of the Baldwin Seminary at the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street in St. Paul, Minnesota, for the 1887-1888 school year. The pamphlet lists instructors, aims of the school,...
    • Macalester College
    • 8th Reserve Battalion at Lager Lechfeld, Germany

    • 1888
    • Lager Lechfeld is a small town in Bavaria, Germany. It has been the site of a German military triaining camp since 1864 and a prisoner of war camp since 1870.
    • Saint John's Abbey
    • Zion Evangelical Church, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

    • 1890
    • St. Paul's College in St. Paul Park, organized in 1889 offered both a preparatory and collegiate course. St. Paul's was organized and supported by the Northern German Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. This conference included German...
    • Minnesota Annual Conference United Methodist Church
    • St. Martin Church and Rectory, St. Martin, Minnesota

    • 1891
    • Schools in north-central Minnesota (1871-1909). This "cathedral on the prairie," like so many other churches dotting the landscape of Stearns County (sometimes referred to as "Little Germany") was reminiscent of the churches in the Old World. St....
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Deutsche Tisch, Northfield, Minnesota

    • 1892
    • Group portrait of Carleton students of German, posed with books inside Gridley Hall. Pictured are: Gracia L. Jenks; Carlos Eben Allen; Alice E. Andrews; James E. Jenks; Wiliam J. McCarthy; Maude V. Willsey; William W. Taylor; Gertrude Woodruff;...
    • Carleton College Archives
    • Lyceum Theatre Program, May 3, 1892

    • 1892-05-03
    • Lyceum Theatre program listing "Gathering of the Clans" and Assembly of Nations under the auspices of the Caledonia Club of Minneapolis, Prof. J.A. Walker, Aberdeen, Scotland, director. Part I, Number 1 Selection of Scottish Airs; Number 2...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Sisters and pupils at Holy Angels School, Browerville, Minnesota

    • 1893
    • Schools in north-central Minnesota (1871-1909). In 1892, two sisters (Adela Eich and Casimir Pietron) and a candidate (Miss Rose Carlin - later Sister Josephine) opened a mission in St. Joseph's Parish in Browerville. The parish had built a...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Bohemian Flats and west side of Mississippi River

    • 1895-03-09
    • View of Bohemian Flats, west side of Mississippi River, near Washington Avenue. The Minneapolis Western bridge, and the Gas Works are also visible.
    • Hennepin History Museum
    • Big Island Park grove of trees, Excelsior, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • Visitors enjoy the shade in a grove of trees at Big Island Park, color added. Card is addressed to Hoke Smith, United States Senate, Washington, D.C., postmarked 1913. Message reads: Lithography is the working man's art. Don’t destroy American...
    • Westonka Historical Society
    • German Lutheran Church, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • Trinity Lutheran Church still stands today. It is on the northeast corner of Main Street and Hobart. The church has been added to since this picture was taken. The church at this time was at the edge of town with no other buildings around it.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • Greetings from Brownton, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Composite image of Brownton, Minnesota. Identified places include: German Lutheran Church, State Bank of Brownton, Street View, High School, westside of Main Street, Lake Addie, Methodist Church, eastside of Main Street.
    • McLeod County Historical Society
    • Holy Angels Grade School, St. Cloud, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Schools in St. Cloud (1869-1909); St. Benedict's Monastery (convent), St. Joseph, Minnesota. Holy Angels Grade School opened in 1887 with an enrollment of 160 pupils; by 1894, it had an enrollment of 400. By 1880, St. Cloud's population had risen...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Historic Building purchased for St. Mary's Convent, Stillwater, Minnesota

    • 1907?
    • Schools in south-central Minnesota (1876-1909). By 1850, Stillwater, which owes its existence to the building of Fort Snelling in 1819, became the lumbering capital of the St. Croix River region. This soon brought pioneer settlers to the area. ...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Pupils of St. Bonifacius' School, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota

    • 1907?
    • Schools in south-central Minnesota (1876-1909); St. Benedict's Monastery (convent), St. Joseph, Minnesota. Known for its bee-keeping industry, St. Bonifacius became a typical small town German settlement with its own church and school. In 1885,...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Students and Faculty at St. Paul's College, St. Paul Park, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • Students and faculty on the steps of St. Paul's College. St. Paul's College in St. Paul Park, organized in 1889 offered both a preparatory and collegiate course. St. Paul's was organized and supported by the Northern German Conference of the...
    • Minnesota Annual Conference United Methodist Church
    • German class in 1908-09, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1908 - 1909
    • Blenda Nelson, Luther Falk, Mary Anderson, Mable Johnson (back row) and Albert Loreen, Axel Hallberg, Ernest B. Anderson, and Bertha Almen (front row) are shown reading in this postcard portrait.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • "Obscuring the Real Issue," an editorial cartoon by "Bart"

    • 1908?
    • William Jennings Bryan holds up an image of Kaiser Wilhelm in an effort to draw attention to "The European War Bogie" as the major national issue to be included in the Minnesota Democratic Party platform, while "Brewery Control" takes a back seat.
    • Gustavus Adolphus College
    • Greetings from Stewart, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • Composite image of Stewart, Minnesota. Identified places include: the C. R. Donaldson home, Catholic Church, Round Grove Lake, Main Street, German Lutheran Church.
    • McLeod County Historical Society
    • German Catholic Church, Buckman, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • Composite view of the German Catholic Church in Buckman. One half of the postcard features an exterior view and the other half features an interior view.
    • Saint John's Abbey
    • Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy with students, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • Students from Villa Sancta Scholastica Academy survey their new premises in 1910. The motherhouse and academy building was completed in 1909. The original architects were German and Lignell of Duluth, but the building was taken over by Franklin...
    • St. Scholastica Monastery
    • Ofiice at Scott County Courthouse, Shakopee, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • Interior view of an office at the county courthouse in Shakopee. Square room with tall window to left, bare walls. Radiator next to window. Two desks, left and right. Seated at the left desk is Hugo Hentges with arms folded, wears shirtsleeves...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • First church built in the New Grove Community, Shaokatan Township, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1920
    • This church was built in 1884 and was 5 miles south and 1 mile east of Hendricks, Minnesota. Its members were mostly German. The church was used until 1927 when it was destroyed by fire. Many cars are parked around the church for Sunday morning...
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • German Lutheran Church, Nicollet, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • The Trinity Lutheran Church in Nicollet, Minnesota, was also known as the German Lutheran Church. A small portion of the large stable for the horses of the members of the congregation can be seen at the far right on this postcard.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • German Catholic Benevolent Association Convention, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1911-09-24
    • Participants in the German Catholic Benevolent Association's parade are shown marching northward on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter in 1911. A band and a group of soldiers, very likely the members of St. Peter's Company K of the Second Infantry...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Ward Ames house, 1618 Vermilion Road, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Ward Ames house 1618 Vermilion Road by architect Frederick German built 1912 for John Miller; main entrance view
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Ward Ames house, 1618 Vermilion Road, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Ward Ames house 1618 Vermilion Road architect F. German built 1912 for John Miller; door of main entrance view; carving; stonework; landscaping
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Ward Ames house, 1618 Vermilion Road, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Ward Ames house 1618 Vermilion Road architect Frederick German built 1912 for John Miller; drive entrance past carriage house Hawthorne Road
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Ward Ames house, 1618 Vermilion Road, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Ward Ames house 1618 Vermilion Road by architect Frederick German built 1912 for John Miller; porch; tiles; stonework; lamp
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Ward Ames house, 1618 Vermilion Road, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • Ward Ames house 1618 Vermilion Road by architect Frederick German built 1912 for John Miller; rear view
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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