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.
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.
Ernest Levine lived on a farm west of St. Peter. His interest in farming was such that it was confidently prophesied that he would become a farmer. Here he is acting the part. He became, instead, a superintendent of schools.
This is a photograph of Po-Go-Nay-Ke-Shick, also known as Hole in the Day, an Ojibway Native American. The photograph was taken in the studio of St. Paul photographer Joel E. Whitney. The photograph was purchased in 1862 by a woman from Indiana.
This is a photo of William Carey Brown, who was born at Traverse des Sioux in 1854. Brown was graduated from West Point, becoming a Brigadier General by the time he retired. This photo was taken when he was a Cadet 4th Class.
Black and white portrait of a N. J. Quickstad wearing football attire and holding a football and football helmet, text on picture frame. Quickstad was an alum and former instructor in physics and chemistry