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Battle of Chickamauga, 1863

Date: 1925
Description: "Battle of Chickamauga," an oil painting depicting a dramatic moment in the Battle of Chickamauga, painted by Alfred Thorsen after the lithograph. "Charge...
Drawing

River from Fort Snelling

Date: October 1852
Description: Landscape view of the river looking downstream from Fort Snelling, Minnesota Territory. An expanse of placid river water fills the center of the drawing an...
Photograph

Paul Bunyan statue

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Description: A man and boy pose in front of a giant Paul Bunyan statue.
Photograph

"Puck," a King Charles Spaniel

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Description: Portrait of "Puck," a King Charles Spaniel. According to family tradition, he was Virginia Dousman's pet.
Photograph

Raft Boats in Winter Quarters

Date: 1872
Description: Elevated view of nine rafters wintering at Reed's Landing. At left is Hiram Price, with L.W. Crane beside her. Third is Annie Girdon w...
Photograph

The Annie Girdon

Date: 1870
Description: Sidewheel rafter, Annie Girdon. The crew is on deck and a raft of logs is in the foreground. Sign on wheel reads Annie Girdon, lightning pack...
Photograph

The Arkansas and Other Boats at the Levee

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Description: The sternwheel packet, "Arkansas," next to a barge with other steamboats at the levee in Winona between 1870 and 1880. Railway cars are on a siding in the...
Print

Excursion on Steamer "Sidney"

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Description: The sternwheel excursion, "Sidney," loading passengers at Red Wing. The gangplank is lowered and passengers are on deck and on the landing. Later named Was...
Postcard

America Vessel

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Description: The screw passenger and freight vessel, America, docked. Sign on boat reads United States and Dominion Transportation Company, Booth Line, U.S. Mail...
Photograph

The "Keokuk" at the Winona, Minnesota Levee

Date: 1858
Description: Elevated view of the sidewheel packet, "Keokuk," at the Winona, Minnesota levee between 1858 and 1866. A barge and railway cars are in the foreground.
Postcard

Red Wing at Steamboat Landing

Date: 1909
Description: The sternwheel excursion, Red Wing, with the excursion barge, Mae, at a landing.
Postcard

Steamer J.S.

Date: 1901
Description: The sternwheel excursion, J.S., taken near Wabasha.
Postcard

Steamer St. Paul on Mississippi River

Date: 1909
Description: An aerial view of the sidewheel excursion, Saint Paul, on the Mississippi River taken in 1909. St. Paul, Minnesota is seen in the background. Later...
Photograph

The "Red Wing"

Date: 1870
Description: The sternwheel packet, "Red Wing," at a landing on the upper Mississippi River between 1870 and 1882.
Photograph

The "Vernie Mac" at Taylor Falls

Date: 1900
Description: A fire fighter's excursion on the "Vernie Mac" at a landing near Taylor Falls on the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin. Excursion barge is a...
Photograph

Marine Iron Company

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Description: The Peter Grignon Shipyard next to the Marine Iron Company.
Photograph

U.S. Pharmacopeia Exhibit

Date: 1928
Description: View of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's exhibit at the 1928 American Medical Association Convention, prepared and conducted by the College of Pharmacy...
Photograph

Edward Kremers at University of Minnesota

Date: May 04 1938
Description: Pictured, left to right: (top row) Professor Gustav Bachman, Professor Earl B. Fischer, (bottom row) Dean Charles H. Rogers, Dr. Edward Kremers, Dr. Glenn...
Photograph

St. Paul Ice Carnival Parade

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Description: Elevated view of the St. Paul Ice Carnival; royal family equipages in street parade with crowd lining street. There is a real estate agency and a laundry o...
Photograph

St. Paul Ice Carnival

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Description: St. Paul Ice Carnival, bouncing — an instantaneous view. Circle of men in a residential area tossing a person in the air.

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