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“News Items”, From Wilmington” and “Repeal of the Illinois Black Laws”, The Stillwater Messenger – January 31, 1865

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

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Goal

Friday, January 30th, 2015

A University of Minnesota hockey player scores a goal against North Dakota on February 7, 1954.

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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“From Fort Fisher” and “Sherman”, The Saint Paul Press – January 29, 1865

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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“From Fort Fisher” and “Sherman”, The Saint Paul Press – January 29, 1865

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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Ink Blotter

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

A rectangular paperboard ink blotter with depiction of Indian woman advertising for Wabasha Roller Mills, Minnesota, circa 1920.

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

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Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company K – January 28, 1865

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Cloudy & variable[.] Cool in the morning warm in afternoon[.] Windy at night[.] On duty as B. O. of D. made the rounds twice during the day[.] had a nice little horse to ride “All quiet”[.] Writing reading &c. Saw Colonel Barritt and had a short talk with him.

Citation: January 28, 1865. Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery, Diary, 1864. Thomas Montgomery and family papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2812 box 1]

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Images of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015


Once again, our Collections are featured in the Huffington Post, and just in time for the end of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival!

To see more images like the one below check out our newest post, Saint Paul Winter Carnival!

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Spool Rack

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

A spool rack used by Mrs. Quentin (Alice Lee Palmer) Horner, a Minneapolis dressmaker in the 1950s and 1960s. The rack consists of a wooden frame with ten (10) rungs, each with eight (8) nails holding spools of thread.

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

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“Stanton’s Trip South” and “South Carolina”, The Saint Paul Pioneer and Democrat – January 27, 1865

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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St. Anthony Falls

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

A rare stereographic daguerreotype showing St. Anthony falls in Minneapolis in the 1850s.

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