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February 27, 2013

Vulcan Krewe, 1946

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Vulcan Krewe, 1946

Two members of the Vulcan Krewe take a police officer hostage during the 1946 St. Paul Winter Carnival. The Krewe is a fraternal organization whose members are elected on a yearly basis and participate in charitable, promotional and theatrical activities associated with the Carnival. The image was captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on February 22, 1946.

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