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    • 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
    • Saint Peter Workingmen's Co-operative Association stock certificate

    • 1870-09-16
    • This document for two shares of stock in the Saint Peter Workingmen's Co-operative Association was issued on September 16th, 1870 to someone whose name appears to be John P. Gren. This may be the man who is listed as John P. Grand, a farmer in...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Teachers and pupils at the church, Pierz, Minnesota

    • 1881?
    • Schools in north-central Minnesota (1871-1909). The first log school, though built by the parishioners, was supported by government funds and was, therefore, also the district school for Pierz. By 1889, the public versus parochial school...
    • Saint Benedict's Monastery
    • Map of Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1885
    • Map of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1885. Cover names Haynes & Woodard as the publishers. The book contains 22 pages of color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships. This is one of two versions of this atlas in the collection of the Nicollet...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Plat Book of Kandiyohi County, 1886

    • 1886
    • Plat Book of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, 1886. Title page states complied by Brown and Wright. The book includes 35 pages of color maps of 22 townships and 8 cities or towns. Includes many geographic features, including: Hawk River, Clear...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Ferry Crossing the Minnesota River, Shakopee, Minnesota

    • 1889
    • Albumen print of a ferry crossing the Minnesota River between Shakopee and Eden Prairie. Seen in the image is a long wooden ferry nearing the bank of the river. Riding the ferry are three women and a man along with a man atop a horse. Visible in...
    • Scott County Historical Society
    • 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
    • Plat Book of Morrison County Minnesota, 1892

    • 1892
    • Plat Book of Morrison County, Minnesota, 1892. Title page says, "Drawn from actual Surveys and the County records by C. M. Foote & J. W. Henion, Surveyors and Draughtsmen. Published by C. M. Foote & Co., 309 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn.,...
    • Morrison County Historical Society
    • Pope County Plat Map 1898

    • 1898
    • Plat map of Pope County showing property owners in 20 townships.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Nichols' Headlight: Souvenir of Little Falls and Morrison County, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • Nichols' Headlight: Souvenir of Little Falls and Morrison County, Minnesota, 1899. Unbound document, 32 pages stored in a three-ring binder with each sheet in a sheet protector. Statement included with publisher data on first interior sheet says...
    • Morrison County Historical Society
    • Plat Book of Kandiyohi County, 1900

    • 1900
    • Plat Book of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, 1900. Title page not included. The book includes 39 pages of color maps of 24 townships and 8 cities or towns, including the 4 wards of the city of Willmar. Includes many geographic features, including: ...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Topographic map, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1901-10
    • 1938 reprint of the 1901 edition; topographic map; verso: "The Topographic Maps of the United States" and index to standard symbols; Jno. H. Renshawe, Topographer in Charge; Triangulation by U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey; Topography by H.L. Baldwin...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Water Tower, Edgerton, Minnesota

    • 1902
    • Erecting Edgerton's water tower. Several men are on the water tower frame. Flat prairie in background.
    • Pipestone County Historical Society
    • Plat book of Morrison County, Minnesota, 1902

    • 1902
    • Plat book of Morrison County, Minnesota, 1902. Hardcover, green with brown spine and corners. Though hardcover, this book appears to be a scrapbook, with irregular fold-out pages of plat maps cut from another source and pasted within. The note...
    • Morrison County Historical Society
    • Plat book of Morrison County, Minnesota, 1902-1907?

    • 1902 - 1907?
    • Plat book of Morrison County, Minnesota, circa 1902-1907. Spine says, "Map of Morrison County." Hardcover, tan with brown spine and corners. Though hardcover, this book appears to be a scrapbook, with irregular fold-out pages of plat maps cut from...
    • Morrison County Historical Society
    • Pope County Plat Book, 1904

    • 1904
    • Plat book of Pope County townships, 1904. Colored maps pasted onto book pages, hard bound.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • The Illustrated History of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    • 1905
    • This is the first published history book of Kandiyohi County. This history describes the many aspects of the County's history including: early settlements, Native Americans, U.S. Dakota Conflict of 1862, politics, Monongalia County history, State...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Albert Borth's threshing crew, Chokio, Minnesota

    • 1905-04-04
    • Albert Borth (5th from left, arms crossed) Threshing rig engine burned straw. 1921 Albert Borth - father of Mrs. Art (Lena) Asmus Asmus family came from Lester Prairie to Chokio 1896 Borth family came from Arlington, Minnesota to Chokio about...
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Plat Book of Todd County Minnesota 1906

    • 1906
    • Plat book of Todd County, Minnesota. 1906. Compiled from county records and actual surveys. J. R. Dunham, Compiler and draftsman, Clinton, Iowa.
    • Todd County Historical Society
    • Home of Thomas Whipple, Goodhue County, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • Home built by the Thomas Whipple family at Prairie Island. The Whipples were among the first to return to Minnesota following the exile to Nebraska.
    • Goodhue County Historical Society
    • Church of the Messiah, Goodhue County, Minnesota

    • 1908?
    • Exterior view of the Church of the Messiah which was installed at Prairie Island in 1905. The abandoned church was brought by barge by Prairie Island Mdewakanton people and is still in use 100 years later.
    • Goodhue County Historical Society
    • Pope County Plat Book, 1910

    • 1910
    • Plat book of Pope County townships, 1910. Includes village maps, railroad yard, patron list, farm photos, world history and time line, maps of Minnesota, U.S.A. and the world.
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Main Street, Farwell, Minnesota

    • 1910 - 1925
    • Postcard featuring a small photograph of Main Street in Farwell, Minnesota and a poem. "I sent you a letter by fast express, It reached you quickly I know. Your answer was sent by freight, I guess , It comes so exceedingly slow."
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • La Grand Hotel, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1910?
    • Exterior view of the La Grand Hotel. Located on Block 12, Original Town (northeast corner, on Pacific Avenue). Built in 1900 as the Teepee-Tonka, a hotel and business block, and renamed the La Grand Hotel in 1910. References: The Morris Sun, 26...
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Morrison County, Minnesota: Its Advantages and Prospects

    • 1912?
    • Morrison County, Minnesota: Its Advantages and Prospects, c. 1912. Booklet extolling the virtues of agriculture in Morrison County, Minnesota; meant to urge people to move to the county. Discusses agricultural crops produced in Morrison County....
    • Morrison County Historical Society
    • Atlas of Nicollet County Minnesota 1913

    • 1913
    • Atlas and Farm Directory of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1913. Title page names Webb Publishing Co. as the publisher and Anderson Publishing Co. as the compiler. The atlas contains 18 pages of color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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