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Millers Jersey

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

This Minneapolis Millers home jersey was probably worn by pitcher Leslie Klesitz during the 1950-51 season.

This short-sleeved wool flannel baseball uniform jersey has a button-closure front opening and reads “MILLERS” across the breast and has the number “30″ applied on the back.

For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this jersey in our collections database.

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“Second Minnesota”, “Sherman’s Movement Against Atlanta”, and The War in Virginia”, The Saing Paul Pioneer and Democrat – July 22, 1864

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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Summer at Minnehaha Falls

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

A hand-tinted stereoview of Minnehaha Falls during the summer, circa the 1890s.

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“Latest News by Telegraph”, “State News” and “From the Fourth Regiment”, The St. Cloud Democrat – July 21, 1864

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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Feed Sack

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Midland Cooperatives cotton feed sack, circa 1960-80.

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“Sherman” and “500,000 More”, The Goodhue Volunteer – July 20, 1864

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

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“Recruiting in Insurgent States” and “Doings of the Late Congress”, The Stillwater Messenger – July 19, 1864

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

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Diary entries by Matthew Marvin – July 18, 1864

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Corporal in the 1st Minnesota Regiment who was wounded at Gettysburg. Marvin has been discharged, and is now home at his family’s farm in St. Charles, Illinois where he spends his time helping his family and visiting friends. On July 18 he writes, “Weather A.m. very hard wind & Rain[.]”. The previous day, July 17, he explains that he, “took dinner & Tea with C Goddard[.]” Marvin and Charlie Goddard remain good friends after serving together in the 1st Minnesota Regiment.

See week’s worth of entries here: 1864-07-18_Marvin_combined

Citation: July 9 – July 20, 1864 Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Diary, January 1- December 31, 1864. Volume 3. Matthew Marvin Papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2355 box 1]

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

A Bristol Type 170 Freighter aircraft off-loading a car at Wold-Chamberlain Field in 1946.

This image forms part of our Minneapolis and St. Paul Newspaper Negative collection. Additional photographs in this series may be available in the library, please view the finding aid here.

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“How to Reach our Soldiers”, “Georgia Correspondence” and “The Fourth Minnesota”, The Saint Paul Press – July 17, 1864

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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