Main Street in Crosby, Minnesota, had many businesses. On the left can be seen Bon Ton Cafe, Crosby Theater and a motel. On the right are Keely Drug, Anderson Taylor Shop, Smith's Variety, a bar and a hardware store.
A street view of Mora Minnesota, looking south on Union Street. There are cars parked up and down the road, the hardware store, cafe, radio store, furniture store, meat market, and a gas station in the distance.
Black and white postcard of main street looking north in Jordan, Minnesota. Cars parked on the side of street, the Mertz Tap Room, motel and restauraunt are visable on right and the Minnesota Café is on the left.
Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota, looking west shows on the left the Desoto Plymouth dealer with a gas pump outside, the Coast to Coast Hardware store, a drug store and many more businesses. On the right is the Spalding Hotel and Art's Fixit Shop.
Northward view of the St. Peter business district begins at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Nassau Street. It reaches as far as the beginning of the boulevard at Skaro Street. The Nicollet County Bank is at the left, and the First National Bank is at the right.
St. Peter business district looking northward along South Minnesota Avenue from a location at its intersection with Grace Street. Many old cars are visible, and the signs of many of the stores can be read. The boulevard that started at Skaro Street can be seen in the far distance in the middle of the photograph.
The Hotel Del Otero's entrance has a wooden sign overhead, in addition to a sign on each side, one advertising special dinners and dancing, A.F. King, Proprietor, and the flag is flying from the tour seen through the trees.
This view of Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota, is looking west. On the left is the Desoto Plymouth dealer with gas pump in front. Next to it is the Red Owl Store, a bakery and a beauty shop. Across the street is the Spalding Hotel with the Dutch Room.
This is a collection of postcards with images from Duluth and northern Minnesota, and advertisements representing Duluth and area businesses, from about the 1930s. Some of the postcards are of Enger Park Municipal Golf Course, St. Mary's Hospital, Boulevard Drive, the Duluth Boat Club, Northland Country Club, the Hotel Holland, the Duluth Armory, and the steamship Juniata in the Duluth-Superior harbor. Business advertisements represented include Griffith's Interior Design, Enger & Olson Inc., Duluth Ice and Fuel Co., Hansen Fish Co., Peerless Laundry, Lundmark-Olson Co., Duluth Poultry Co., Gershgol's Economy Markets Inc., and the Shrine Auditorium Garage.
The C. H. Feldman Hardware Store at the far left was located at 512 South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The photographer aimed his camera northward along the avenue from its intersection with Myrtle Street. A portion of the Nicollet County Courthouse is visible at the far right.
Upper image is of the bar and foliage against wall. Lower image is a close-up of the rear of the bar with bottles and wall art. Between photos is text: "Mertz Tap Room, Jordan, Minn. We Lead - Others Follow, Phones Day - 160, Night - 28." Reverse - text in upper left : vertical letters "MERTZ", horizontal list "Liquors, Cafe, Hotel, Dance Hall, Beer Garden, Jordan, Minn." "MWM Sepia Postcards, MWM, Aurora, MO. No handwritten text or stamp.
Peoples Theater stood on Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota. The theater signs advertise "Shufflin' Sam Adams" and Colleen Moore. Above the theater was the office of Dr. A.C. Bosel, Dentist. To the right of the theater is Walt's Barber Shop and to the left is Powder Puff Beauty Salon and Hartman's Cash and Carry.
The Co-Mo Company, PostCards, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Main Street in Crosby, Minnesota, had not been paved at the time of this photograph. The businesses are a hardware store and meat market, The Crosby Crucible newspaper, Will S. Pitt Real Estate and First State Bank of Crosby. The back of the postcard has a message to Mrs. Joe Hester of Crosby, Minnesota. It is postmarked Park Rapids, Minnesota, stamped with a 2 cent stamp and a Christmas Seal.
Panoramic view of a portion of the St. Peter business district on Minnesota Avenue. The photograph was taken at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Nassau Street, looking to the north. The Nicollet County Bank can be seen at far left, and the First National Bank at far right.
View of the St. Peter business district is centered on the intersection of South Minnesota Avenue and Nassau Street. The Nicollet County Bank at 224 S. Minnesota Avenue is to the right of the center of the image. Buildings along the 300 block are shown in the left half of the image.
The Mason Brothers in St. Peter operated a hardware store at 324 South Minnesota Avenue. This image of one of the window displays shows a variety of weapons, ammunition, and other items for hunters. A large sign shows a hunter at a lake.
The Mason Brothers in St. Peter operated a hardware store at 324 South Minnesota Avenue. This image of one of the window displays shows a variety of hunting items and a couple of signs showing hunters in action.
The streetlights extend northward down the middle of Minnesota Avenue in this view of the St. Peter business district. The Armory is north of the Public Library, which is on the Mulberry Street corner at the far right.
The First National Bank in St. Peter was located at 225 South Minnesota Avenue at the time this postcard was made. Part of the Lindberg Hardware Store at 119 West Nassau Street can be seen behind the bank. A shoe store was located along the north side of the bank.
This view of the bank's interior is what a customer at the First National Bank in St. Peter saw upon entering the building. The building at 225 South Minnesota Avenue is no longer the home of the bank.
The wooden three-story Sampson House on a street corner in Excelsior advertises offerings at its café, including fried chicken and fish dinners, crappie dinners, fried chicken sandwiches and homemade ice cream for 15 cents.
The Radisson Inn had screened porches on the first floor, and open balconies on the second floor. Originally the Glenn Morris Estate, it was remodeled by the owner of the downtown Radisson Hotel in the 1920s. Located on Highway 7 and Christmas Lake, it burned in the 1930s.
This photo, with color added, depicts visitors in the doorway of the Glen Morris Inn, viewing Lake Minnetonka and the sailboat at the dock. Message mentions the ""artistic places,"" the warm swimming in the lake, and crackling fires, postmarked 1915.
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.
The St. Peter Creamery was located on the east side of the 100 block of North Front Street in St. Peter. The south side and the west end are shown here. A note on the back states that the photograph was taken in 1920.
Postcard fragment showing the interior of saloon with two men leaning on bar and barkeeper behind a counter. The bartender is identified as Walter Kahle. The customers as Jack Krentz and Eddie Diers. Krentz wears suspenders and hat with brim, Diers is smoking a pipe, wearing cap, overcoat and overalls. The signs above the bar read: "Positively no credit" and "No minors allowed."