Gustavus Adolphus College senior thesis, "Why Do Free Citizens Endorse Socialism?", handwritten by Adolph O. Eberhart in 1895 and submitted in fulfillment of a requirement for the Bachelor of Arts Degree. The content of the essay, written in English, reflects political questions of the time and is an articulately-written discussion. It was included in the commencement ceremony held on May 23, 1895 as the "Oration with Valedictory". Adolph O. Eberhart served in various public offices, then as elected representative in the Minnesota Legislature 1902 - 1905, Lieutenant Governor 1906 - 1909, and Governor 1909 -1914.
A close view portrait of Sarah B. Stearns in mid-life, wearing a dress with elaborate sleeves, and a cameo. Stearns was an advocate of women's suffrage and was the first woman to serve on the Duluth School Board.
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
The graduates of 1895 is assembled in this studio portrait, which later appeared in the 1912 Breidablick college annual with the caption "Our Governor's Class", in reference to Adolph O. Eberhart, who appears in the photograph. The graduates are: Rev. John G. Laurin, Edward L. Erickson, Governor Adolph O. Eberhart, Prof. Andrew A. Stomberg, Hon. Thomas H. Johnston, Rev. Swan L. Wilson, Rev. Runolfur Marteinson, Atty. Charles Johnson, Dr. Alfred E. Ahlstrom, Atty. Frank A. Eckman, Hannah Nelson, M. S. Norelius, Prof. Louis Anderson, Grace Gresham-Brownell, Dr. Brandur, J. Brandson, and Dr. Joseph A. Prim.