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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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Ojibwe Bandolier Bag

Monday, July 14th, 2014

Ojibwe bandolier bag with front pocket. Pocket panel of loomed glass seed beads has geometric motifs, is attached to cloth backing and features integrated tabs finished with wool yarn tassels. Area above the pocket features a spot-stitch embroidered floral motif. Loomed seed bead panels are attached to cloth strap. Associated with the World’s Columbian Exposition and Becker County Indian Industries. Circa 1890s.

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Beer Delivery Wagon

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Beer Delivery Wagon

A photograph from around 1890 showing the Yoerg Brewing Company’s delivery wagon in St. Paul. Anthony Yoerg moved to St. Paul in 1848 and started brewing soon thereafter.

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Red Wing Ceramic Bulldog

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Red Wing Ceramic Bulldog

A stoneware bulldog in Albany Slip glaze likely made by the Red Wing Stoneware Company in the 1890s.

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J.J. Brechet Cash Store, Glencoe

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

J.J. Brechet Cash Store, Glencoe

A tintype photograph of J.J. Brechet Cash Store in Glencoe, Minnesota taken around 1890.

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Red Wing ceramic pig

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Red Wing ceramic pig

Glazed stoneware pig likely made by the Red Wing Stoneware Company in the late 1890s.

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Plow

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Plow

Wooden plow made in Sweden circa 1850 and brought to the United States by Swedish immigrants in 1890.  The plow is featured in the podcast “They Chose Minnesota: Immigration to the North Star State.”

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Arbuckle’s Ariosa coffee

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Arbuckle's Ariosa coffee

Three-ounce bag of Arbuckle’s Ariosa coffee beans. Manufactured by Arbuckle Brothers in New York, New York between 1891 and 1900.

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Victorian valentine

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Victorian valentine

Chromolithographed paper valentine created between 1890 and 1900.

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Medicine delivery wagon

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Medicine delivery wagon

Horse-drawn delivery wagon adapted for use by Dr. Peter Mark, a manufacturer and purveyor of patent medicines active during the 1890s. All four sides of the wagon are decorated with faded stenciled or painted designs advertising Dr. Mark’s patent medicines, including “Sarsaparilla for the Blood” and “Mark’s Lung Balsam.”

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