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February 24, 2016

Thomas Walker

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A 1/6th plate daguerreotype showing a young Thomas B. Walker and an unidentified man in 1852. Walker made his fortune in timber and went on to found the Minneapolis Public Library and the Walker Art Center.

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