A photograph of Richardson D. Barrett, son of Theodore H. and Georgia Barrett, on the front steps of his home located in Section 9, Donnelly Township, Stevens County, Minnesota. He holds a suitcase and a hat in his left hand. Two dogs are on the steps with him.
Formal portrait of Arthur Kingsbury Fillebrown, son of Walter and Harriet Fillebrown. Arthur was born July 16, 1892, and died May 4, 1978. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 1914 and served in the military as an ambulance driver in World War I.
Future Minnesota Governor John A. Johnson and his wife camping with friends near St. Peter. The names are on the reverse side of the photograph. John A. Johnson is number 15 and his wife is number 21. The photograph was taken in the 1890s.
Judge John R. Carey, an early settler on the north shore of Lake Superior, wrote this account of the history of Duluth and northern Minnesota until 1870. He describes early exploration of the area, the surveying of the town of Superior, missionary efforts in the area, early elections, the building of railroads, the development of iron ore deposits and interesting anecdotes about residents and events.
A cabinet card group portrait of Dora Probstfield and seven other young women. The women are possibly students from Moorhead Normal School. The Fallman Parlor Photo Car was a photography studio located on a train car with the photographer renting a railroad car in order to travel from town to town. The studio was known for utilizing backdrops and props.
A cabinet card group portrait of young men and women in front of an unidentified building. One woman is on a bicycle. People in the photograph include: Mrs. E.K. Jaques, B.F. Buck, F.B. Chapin, Katie D.M. Hunt, Lizzie Hunt, Ella Buck, Mrs. B.F. Buck, Kirk Holmes, Flora Hunt, Eva Phinney, Birgetta Fogarty, Clara Watson, Jennie E. Walsh, Anna Bucking, Jennie Chilton, Mary Chapin, Dora Probstfield, Ella Haigley, Jennie Day, Florence Morton, O.J. Myhre, Lizzie Hanson, Nellie Foss, Samuel Garborg, Octavia Evans, Susie Meili, Kittie Morton, Zelpha Foote, and Charles H. Graham.
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.
From left to right: Clay Evenson, Herman Maves, Jo Poetz, John A. Johnson, Albert Dick, and William Everett. The men are camping at Case's Point at Lake Emily, east of St. Peter. Johnson later served as governor of Minnesota from 1905 until 1909.
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