This is a letter and contract to W.B. Sloan for ads in the "Falls Evening News" and the "Minnesota Republican" newspapers of W.A. Croffut and Edwin Clark. It is written on "Falls Evening News" letterhead.
Pierre Bottineau and G. A. Bracket chart the course westward for the Northern Pacific Railway in 1869. This photo also includes an Indian woman, two Indian men, and twenty-five railroad scouts. Photo of the expeditionary force was taken on the second day out.
Cabinet photograph of Truman Elwell Rickard (1881-1948) in winter attire. In 1904, as a University of Minnesota student, Truman Elwell Rickard (composed the music and wrote the original words for "Hail! Minnesota," which became the Minnesota state song in 1945. Rickard later married Grace Larson, a daughter of L.W. Larson, a prominant early Fosston settler.
This house at 44th and West Broadway was a rental property owned by Andrew B. Robbins. Pictured out front are from left to right, Alfred Parker, Mrs. Raliegh Parker, Fred Baker Jr. Bakers's Aunt Mrs Guptel and Mrs. Christensen, the blacksmith's wife. The house was struck by kightening and burned to the ground in 1902.