Journal by Newton H. Winchell describing commission meetings and budget discussions involved with the writing of the Final Report on the geology of Minnesota for the Geological and Natural History Survey.
This is a photograph of Rev. Aaron H. Kerr, 1819-1890. He was a Presbyterian minister in St. Peter from 1856 to 1878, except for service as chaplain of the Ninth Minnesota Infantry Regiment from 1862 until 1865. In 1878 he moved to Rochester to serve as steward at the State Hospital until 1890.
This photograph shows one of the earliest residents of Nicollet County, Charles Flandrau, who became a judge on the Minnesota Supreme Court. Flandrau led men from St. Peter to help defend New Ulm against attacks in 1862.
This is a photograph of Hiram Jacoby, who operated a photograph studio in St. Peter for many years. He was a very early resident of the city. Jacoby took a very large number of photographs of St. Peter and of area residents.
This photograph shows St. Peter resident Hester Woods in the photographer's studio with a document in her right hand and numerous baskets of flowers placed near her. Hester married Maurice Dean. She was graduated from St. Peter High School in 1886.
This photograph shows Henry (born in 1881) and Warren (born in 1882), the young sons of Gideon S. Ives of St. Peter, in winter clothing, seated on a toboggan in the photographer's studio. The background shows a painted winter scene.
This is a photograph of E. St. Julien Cox, the first mayor of St. Peter from 1865 to 1867. Cox was a captain in Company E of the Second Minnesota Regiment during the Civil War. He led volunteers to fight at New Ulm during the 1862 Uprising. Cox served as judge of the Ninth Judicial District from 1876 to 1882.
This is a photograph of E. St. Julien Cox, the first mayor of St. Peter from 1865 to 1867. Cox was a captain in Company E of the Second Minnesota Regiment during the Civil War. He led volunteers to fight at New Ulm during the 1862 uprising. Cox served as judge of the Ninth Judicial District from 1876 to 1882.
A portrait of Georgia (McKee) Barrett, Herman, Minnesota, seated at a table holding flowers laid on the table. She is wearing a black dress with white lace bow at the neck. Taken at an unknown location.
Parade of members of the Toboggan and Snowshoe Association in their white hats and coats along Superior Street in downtown Duluth. The orignal image was taken February 22, 1886 by Carl Thiel and Edward H. Foster and was later copied by Hugh McKenzie.
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections