The first vote recorded in Olmsted County was taken on October 13, 1857. The ballots were tallied and the totals were recorded by J. N. McLane, Clerk of the County Commissioners, on November 2, 1857. Voters cast ballots to determine if the proposed constitution would be accepted and for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Congressmen, Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, Clerk of the Supreme Court, Judge of the 3rd Judicial District, Attorney, Representatives, Senators, Clerk of District Court and Judge of Probate.
Members of Captain Eugene St. Julien Cox's Company E of the First Mounted Rangers signed this document stating that they had received blankets and that they were responsible for their care and safe keeping. The document is dated November 22nd, 1862.
Gustavus Adolphus College senior thesis, "Why Do Free Citizens Endorse Socialism?", handwritten by Adolph O. Eberhart in 1895 and submitted in fulfillment of a requirement for the Bachelor of Arts Degree. The content of the essay, written in English, reflects political questions of the time and is an articulately-written discussion. It was included in the commencement ceremony held on May 23, 1895 as the "Oration with Valedictory". Adolph O. Eberhart served in various public offices, then as elected representative in the Minnesota Legislature 1902 - 1905, Lieutenant Governor 1906 - 1909, and Governor 1909 -1914.
Minneapolis Kindergarten Association Normal School
Constitution for the Minneapolis Kindergarten Association Alumnae, whose "object shall be to study the needs, advance the interests and improve the standing of the Minneapolis Kindergarten Association Normal School."
Macalester Neutrality and Peace Association. This is a collection of seven copies of a petition to the United States government to remain neutral in World War I. The order and number of signatures varies from copy to copy.
This is a handwritten table of how many Macalester students or former students served in World War I according to rank and military division (Army, Navy, etc.). Oct. 30, 1918 is stamped near the bottom of the document. The table appears to be written on the back of a piece of stationary from The Rogers (Hotel?) at Nicollet and 4th Street in Minneapolis, Minn.
A list of resorts in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Canada who have noted "restricted" or "selected" clientele as well as "gentiles only" in their current resort brochures. The first page is dated 1946 and other pages are stamped July 19, 1947.
University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
Boys' pre-camp medical examination form (Camp Co-op-a-gan, Perch Lake, northern Minnesota) to be filled out by parents or guardians and physicians conducting medical examinations three days prior to camp.
University of Minnesota Libraries, Immigration History Research Center Archives