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    • Zinsmaster Bread Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • The Zinsmaster Baking Company began in Duluth in 1913 as the Zinsmaster-Smith Bread Company, Harry W. Zinsmaster and R. F. Smith partners. The small local enterprise grew to one of national importance. Principal company staff retired in 1977 and...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Zenith Furnace Company, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • This is the West Duluth plant of the Zenith Furnace Company. West Duluth is a neighborhood of Duluth. Captain August B. Wolvin bought the aging blast furnace at this Fifty-seventh Avenue West location, modernized it and organized Zenith Furnace...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Young people, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Unidentified young people at coal trestle. Three images on one backing, possibly an album page. Cf. Morris Junior Comet, 1910, for partial identification.
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Young Judea Trailblazers basketball team, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Young Judea Trailblazers were just one of several teams that participated in Minneapolis community inter-league play. Pictured are: Shel Stryker, Al Vorspan, Bud Helper, Ed Firestone, Irv Pinsky, Rueb Kaplan, Marsh Drucker.
    • 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
    • Wreckage of the Broadway Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • This photograph shows the badly damaged Broadway Bridge in St. Peter after a portion of its deck collapsed under the load of a heavy truck. The bridge was repaired and moved to one side in order to allow construction of a new bridge on the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • World War I: The Home Front in Minnesota

    • 2012-07-31
    • Immediately after signing the Declaration of War against Germany on April 6, 1917 President Woodrow Wilson issued an appeal to all citizens to support the government of the United States. (Mankato Free Press, April 6, 1917, p. 1). Many responded to...
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    • World War I patients at Base Hospital 26 in Allerey, France

    • 1918-07
    • One thousand wounded soldiers were received at the Base Hospital 26 in Allerey, France during one day in July, 1918. Some patients await treatment on stretchers on the floor while other patients lie on stretchers stacked four high on wooden racks.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • World War I Cadets in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1917 - 1918
    • These students served as cadets during World War I. They are shown in their uniforms beside the High School that was constructed in 1907 in St. Peter, Minnesota.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • 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
    • Woolen Mill, Fergus Falls, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Image of the woolen mill building with three men standing and one man sitting on roof top and two women standing on ground level outside building. A bicycle is set up against the building.
    • Otter Tail County Historical Society
    • Women at their tent, Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

    • 1916-06-14
    • Two unidentified Ojibwe women are seated in the grass at the door of a tent while one woman leans against a tree. A dog is sitting with them. On the left is a canvas covered tipi. This snapshot by Stella Stocker is from her photograph album....
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Women and girls in angel costumes, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1871?
    • Studio photograph of identified six Duluth girls and one woman as angels in costume
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Womanless Wedding revue, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1927-04-07
    • Womanless Wedding comedy revue on stage at Preston: Olaf Thompson as the bride and Howard Shattuck as the henpecked husband; local businessmen dressed in drag to put on a show for popular entertainment; Mathias Bue portrayed one of twin girls...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Womanless Wedding revue, Lanesboro, Minnesota

    • 1927-01-07
    • Womanless Wedding comedy revue on stage at Lanesboro school gymnasium: Olaf Thompson as the bride and Howard Shattuck as the henpecked husband; local businessmen dressed in drag to put on a show for popular entertainment; Mathias Bue portrayed one...
    • Fillmore County Historical Society
    • Winter Carnival portrait, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1941
    • Edith Marofsky and niece Beattie Marofsky at the Winter Carnival in Como Park in St. Paul. Edith is wearing a drum & bugle corps uniform manufactured by H. Harris Co., one of several Jewish-owned clothing manufacturing businesses in St. Paul.
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Winona and St. Peter Railroad Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1879?
    • This view of the original Winona and St. Peter Railroad bridge over the Minnesota River that was completed in 1871 appears to look toward Kasota from a location near the St. Peter State Hospital. The bridge was replaced about 1879 by a metal one. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Catalog of the Whitney Window Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • Illustrated catalog featuring homes and buildings fitted with Whitney Windows, producers of casement windows that open out. Minneapolis residences include those of architect W.G. Purcell, Professor E.W. Olmsted, W.B. Chandler, Karl DeLaittre, B.M....
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Willis Hall and chimes, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

    • 1943?
    • Colorchrome postcard of a rear view of Willis Hall on the Carleton College campus with Burton Hall and Sayles-Hill Gymnasium also visible. Portion of handwritten text on the back reads "this is one of the not so new buildings on campus here. Chimes...
    • Carleton College Archives
    • Rural Scene Photograph Album, Rushmore, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • A 22-page photograph album with a paper cover and 18 photographs glued on the pages. Most of the photographs are of the exterior of farm houses and scenes of field work from around the Rushmore, Minnesota, area.
    • Nobles County Historical Society
    • William McMahill harvesting crew, Rapidan Township, Minnesota

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    • Eight men and one woman standing with harvesting equipment. Note on back of photo says, "Harvest machine and crew of William McMahill. Cross on Bill. The rest dont amount to much. Will McMahill used to own 40 acre farm in Section 1 Rapidan Twp. ...
    • Blue Earth County Historical Society
    • William Clark home, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1895?
    • This photograph shows the William Clark home in St. Peter, which was located on Myrtle Street. Three adult women are shown, one of whom is seated in a rocking chair on the porch. Two children and a baby carriage can also be seen.
    • 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
    • Whittier School, Princeton, Minnesota

    • 1885
    • The Whittier School was built in 1867 and was one of the first schools in Princeton. Raleigh Herdliska built a home on the corner of this lot after the school was torn down.
    • Mille Lacs County Historical Society
    • Whittier School, Princeton, Minnesota

    • 1885
    • The Whittier School was built in 1867 and was one of the first schools in Princeton. Raleigh Herdliska built a home on the corner of this lot after the school was torn down.
    • Mille Lacs County Historical Society
    • Apollo Club program, December 26, 1896

    • 1896-12-26
    • Apollo Club program for first concert of second season, at the Lyceum Theatre. Program lists officers, board of directors, membership committee, concert committee, members of the club by singing part, a list of songs performed, lyrics, and a list...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Whaleback "Frank Rockefeller" launch in shipyard, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1895?
    • Whaleback "Frank Rockefeller" launch in shipyard; bystanders; one of the largest whalebacks 366 foot 2,759 ton steamer; worth more than $225,000;damaged November 2, 1905
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Central School of Agriculture, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1914?
    • Members of a cooking class, from left to right: Stella Carlson, Lena Andert, Selma Thompson, Anna Peterson, Ella Tinseth, Miss Estenson, Agnes Aanerud, Selma Page. Note on back by donor reads "Believed to be the first class at W.C. If not the...
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Wesley Nixon, telegraph operator, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Wesley Nixon was a telegraph operator at the Bulwer Junction depot in New Brighton for over 40 years. His father, Charles Nixon, lived at the depot and was one of its first station agents. The New Brighton Area Historical Society has renovated the...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Welcome wagon, Concordia College, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1917?
    • Three students with campus welcome wagon, one professor is inside wagon. Wagon is pulled by a horse. Popcorn and peanuts are sold from the wagon. Bottom of the photo reads: "Our Welcome."
    • Concordia University Library
    • Watonwan County's first courthouse, St. James, Minnesota

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    • Madelia was Watonwan's first county seat, from 1860-1878. The first courthouse building is the one pictured but was since razed. In 1878 the county the seat was relocated to St. James.
    • Watonwan County Historical Center
    • Wanda Gag House, New Ulm, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Exterior view of the Gag family home, built in 1894. She was born March 11, 1893, to Anton and Lissi Gag in New Ulm. She was the first of their seven children. Wanda Gag live there until age 20. After the death of her parents, Wanda was forced to...
    • Wanda Gag House Association
    • Wahlstrom Hall, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1958?
    • This image shows a view of Wahlstrom Hall, one of the dormitories on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus in St. Peter. This postcard negative has been converted to a digital positive image.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Wahlstrom Hall at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • This image shows a view of Wahlstom Hall, one of the dormitories at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. This domitory has been demolished. This postcard negative, marked 478, has been converted to a digital positive image.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • W. G. Willis Block, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1882?
    • W. G. Willis Block; 219 West Superior; Boston One Price Clothing House; identified men
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections

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