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    • 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
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union Temple in Windom, Minnesota

    • 1889 - 1892
    • An exterior view showing the front of the Women's Christian Temperance Union Temple (W. C. T. U.), a two-story Lecture Hall for temperance and other timely topics. On August 25, 1889, the building was bought at a sheriff's sale and was used for...
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • Women's Christian Temperance Union Temple in Windom, Minnesota

    • 1900
    • An exterior view of a two story building that was built in 1892. The Women's Christian Temperance Union Temple (W. C. T. U.) was first used for lectures, and later used for purposes ranging from traveling shows to funerals.
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • Winslow House, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1918
    • This building was originally constructed in 1855 as the Winslow House in St. Peter. It has been used for several other purposes over the years. The building still stands, minus the original top floor, on the northwest corner of the intersection...
    • 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
    • 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 Crooks locomotive, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1938
    • The William Crooks was the first locomotive to operate in Minnesota. Constructed in 1861, it arrived on a river barge in Saint Paul. It provided service in 1862 for the Saint Paul and Pacific Railroad, a company that eventually became part of the...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Wilcox Motor Trucks Catalog, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1910
    • Illustrated trade catalog of vehicles produced by Wilcox Motor Trucks. Includes several models used for transporting a variety of goods from food, to hardware, to passengers. Detailed descriptions of models include speed, capacity, size, price, and...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Westport Church, Westport Township, Minnesota

    • 1953
    • Westport Church built in 1870, razed 1955. The church was built by popular subscription and was used by various denominations - Presbyterian, Methodist, Lutheran. By 1915 it was associated with the Villard Methodist Church. The building was also...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • West Sveadahl, looking north, Sveadahl, Minnesota

    • 1912
    • Small town of Sveadahl looking north. The Creamery is in the grove. Ida Anderson's house with the chimney sticking out. Blacksmith shop is the little building sticking out past the barn. Two church barns used to house horses during church and...
    • Watonwan County Historical Center
    • West side of Main Street, Hendricks, Minnesota

    • 1920
    • Four of these buildings remain today, looking much as they did in this picture. The building at the south end is under construction. It was the creamery. Today it is being renovated to be used as a brewery.
    • Lincoln County Historical Society
    • West Duluth Oneota School, Duluth, Minnesota

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    • Brick Oneota school built in 1888 at 4420 West First Street; designed by architect Oliver Traphagen; the building also served as the Oneota Village Council Chambers before the village of Oneota became part of West Duluth; brick and brownstone with...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • West Duluth Acme Match Corporation, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1931-04-13
    • West Duluth Acme Match Corporation; 212 North Fortieth Avenue West; was also used for Seven-Up bottling; see also Precision Products Incorporated photograph
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Wannigan on the river, St. Hilaire, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Wannigan on the river at St. Hilaire. The sawmill is visible in the background. Photograph is used on page 23 of "The Big Mill" by John L. Brekke.
    • Pennington County Historical Society
    • Volunteers at Mount Sinai Gift Shop, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1954?
    • Two members of the Mt. Sinai Women's Auxiliary pose in the gift shop holding a sign adverstising greeting cards. The Mt. Sinai Women's Auxiliary was formed a year prior to the opening of Mt Sinai Hospital, in 1950. The Auxiliary operated the snack...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • View of the city from east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This photo shows a view of St. Peter from a location east of the city. The image was used to create postcard E7821. Identified structures include the courthouse, Old Main, the city water standpipe, the Power House, the St. Peter Roller Mills, and...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Veterans Day

    • 4/3/2011
    • This guide could be used to meet the Minnesota statute requiring one hour of instruction on Veterans Day if a district is in session. Students may create a timeline of United States wars/conflicts including photographs of Minnesota veterans. ...
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    • Standard Atlas of Cottonwood County Minnesota, 1909

    • 1909
    • Hardcover book containing maps of the villages, cities and townships of Cottonwood County; map of Minnesota, United States and World; Patrons Directory; Illustrations of local people and places; Reference Business Directory; Analysis of the System...
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • United Church Seminary cornerstone laying, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1899 - 1900
    • This photo depicts the cornerstone laying for the United Church Seminary building. The cornerstone is inscribed with the date ""1900,"" but we know the building was not used until 1902, so the exact timing of events requires more research. It was...
    • Luther Seminary Archives
    • U.S. President Biography Research, 2nd Grade

    • 2011-06-10
    • This is a guide that researches presidents of the United States and their influence in Minnesota.This guide can be used for a biography project about United States presidents or used to celebrate President's Day.
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    • Grand Opera House Program, April 17, 1890

    • 1890-04-17
    • Grand Opera House Program for performance of Hermann Emil Zoch on Thursday, April 17, 1890 in his 26th piano recital, "a repetition of his Boston and other successes." Includes Programme of pieces performed and national reviews of other Zoch...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Tuberculosis Ward at the St. Peter State Hospital, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1960
    • This photograph shows a building that was originally used as a tuberculosis ward at the St. Peter State Hospital. It later served as a recreational facility. Sources at the hospital state that it was constructed in the first decade of the...
    • St. Peter Regional Treatment Center
    • Tuberculosis  Ward at St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • This postcard shows a building at the St. Peter State Hospital that was used for tubercular patients. Hospital sources state that it was constructed in the first decade of the twentieth century.
    • St. Peter Regional Treatment Center
    • Tuberculosis  Building at St. Peter Hospital, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • This postcard shows a building at the St. Peter State Hospital that was used for tubercular patients. Sources at the hospital indicate that it was constructed in the first decade of the twentieth century.
    • St. Peter Regional Treatment Center
    • Trigonometry based on Architecture

    • 2012-06-15
    • Using the Geometry and Measurement Standards, students will use the measurement of angles and a single lenth within a right triangle to fill in the missing measurements. The teacher can also provide a scale-factor to the picture and tell the...
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    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Tollefson

    • 1978-03-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tollefson was a a farmer in Northfield, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: First knowledge of powerline; petition for powerline. Health and safety. As member of the Citizen's Advisory Committee. Problems with 1973 siting...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ronnie Brooks

    • 1979-08-09
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Brooks was originally from New Jersey. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and did her graduate work in political science at Michigan State. After graduating, she taught at Michigan State and...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Interview with Ken Tilsen, Judges and Lawyers Oral History Project, Hudson, Wisconsin

    • 2009-06-22
    • In this interview, Ken Tilsen gives a brief account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan and lawyer, touching also on Minnesota politics. He was born in Leipzig, North Dakota, to parents of eastern European heritage. An account is given as to why...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

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