First annual report of the State Fish Commissioners of Minnesota made to Governor C.K. Davis. Provides a general overview of national/international fish culture, review of state fish species, summary of distribution of fry (young fish) within the state, and annual expenditures of the commissioners. A diagram estimating acres of water surface of the state is included in the appendix.
Bird's-eye view taken from Church Hill of Lanesboro power dam built over the Root River in 1868. It was constructed on a foundation of solid stone and anchored at each side by rock bluffs. Houses and various village buildings are seen on north side of river. Photo taken by unknown photographer and later copied by Bue.
View of Minnehaha Falls, two persons in what appears to be Native American dress are standing separately by the falls; image is invoking the "Song of Hiawatha" poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; trees and plants are quite bare of leaves.
Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library