1906 annual report of the Commissioner of Public Work of the City of St. Paul. This report tells the story of the development and use of the roads, sidewalks, sewers, gas lines and electricity. This information is gathered from primary resources of the period and goes into much detail. This reliable information is presented in reports, fold out statistical data sheets, maps, black and white photographs and sketches.
Published on February 1, 1907, this cartoon portrays a Japanese-American child, labeled "Little Jap in San Francisco" and carrying on his back a large bundle with the words "Cause of war with the United States" on it. Within the bundle is a rolled-up treaty. The boy tips his cap to a Japanese military officer. The published cartoon is captioned "Another Case of Child Labor: Isn't Japan overworking the Japanese schoolboy of San Francisco a little?" Japan had registered dissatisfaction with the California government's support of the San Francisco Board of Education in its ruling that Japanese children should not be admitted to public schools but, rather, sent to Oriental School. The United States enforced the provisions of its treaty with Japan giving to Japanese immigrants equal access to public education.
This picture shows Peterson with saw and sawhorse, cutting wood for the fire, on a path that goes past a house and yard in a snowy St. Peter neighborhood. In the distance is the Swedish Lutheran Church, located at 4th and Elm Streets.
Studio portrait of the Belle Plaine Coronet Band wearing matching uniforms and holding their instruments. Back row left to right: John Leuwer, ? , Rienhard Engfer. Middle row : Oliver Hillstrom, Emil Affolter, Fred Bohland, Walter Kahle, Joe.
Hamline University's Carnegie Library under construction. James J. Hill stands on the edge of the platform in the center foreground. The Hamline Methodist Episcopal Church can be see in the background to the left of the pulley.
Black and white group portrait of a chemistry class, 4 men wearing suits, and 4 women wearing dresses, standing together in a room, tables on the side and display cases in the background. Left to right: Lura Leonard, Miss Getty, Frank Vogel, Frank Murray?, Professor Keppel, Andrew Lingren, Carl Anderson, Lulu Cross.
Interior view of a classroom in the Old Main Building; men and women wearing casual attire sitting on chairs, facing a woman wearing a dress standing in front of the room; woman wearing a dress looks on at the side of the room, blackboards on wall in background, desks in foreground. Old Main was constructed in 1874.
Monthly meeting minutes that include committee and annual reports, also contains photographs and loose pages. Written in Swedish. The Concordia Society was a benevolent women's society organized October 17, 1901, at the Swedish Hospital of Minneapolis. The Concordia Society was primarily dedicated to providing free beds and of other services to persons in need of medical care. These documents are in Swedish, the official language of the Hospital in its early years. The Swedish Hospital was run by and for Swedish immigrants.
Exterior view of the Congregational Church, Glenwood, view from northwest. Also shows parsonage to the left and the back of the Ward Hotel to the right. Augustus F. Gauger (1852-1929) was the church's architect.
The daughter of Robbinsdale's founder Andrew B. Robbins, Edith Robbins graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1894. She spent several years teaching grade school in Robbinsdale before becoming a high school teacher in Minneapolis. She married Thomas Lester Daniel in 1907. Edith Robbins Daniel served on the Robbinsdale School Board for 24 years.
Portrait of eighteen Carleton women. This appears to be the same group of women depicted on a postcard labeled "Cecilia Glee Club 1907." The women shown are: Irene Ehresman, Martha Oathout, Mamie Cheney, Bess Dougherty, Harriet Buckley, Lulu Townsend, Lucretia Woodard, Clara Boxrud, Lucia Warner, Laura Sherman, Helen Cooper, Vera Erickson, Florence Rice, Ruth Buswell, Hazel Reeves, Miss Crawford, Julia Parker, Nell McKenzie.
This picture of the Executive Committee of the Concordia Society of the Swedish Hospital. There are 19 women. The women are identified on the back of the frame. Front Row (left to right): Mrs. G.H. Trabert, wife of Dr. T., Mrs. A Malmsten, Mrs. Hawkins, Mrs. O. Nestor, Mrs. A.F. Elmquist, Mrs. F.O. Streed. Second Row: Mrs. Olof Bodien, Mrs. J.K. Elianson, Mrs. A Gustafson, Mrs. Frank Peterson, Mrs. Ida S. Dearborn, Mrs. P.P. Quist. Third Row: Mrs. S.A. Peterson, Mrs. Swan Klarquist, Mrs. A.J. Soderlind, Mrs. F.E. Moody, Mrs. Elise Anderson, Mrs. August Ekman, Mrs. E. Aug. Skogsberg.
Group portrait of 12 men on the Filed Day Track Team, 11 wearing athletic attire and 1 wearing a suit and hat, standing together on the steps of a building. Team members include: Ahles, Mohros, Wentland, Hubble, Fitch, Williams, Lindquist, Williams, Baker, Lynch, Parent, Day.
Leavitt H. Hallock, Henry A. Stimson, Charles F. Thwing, David N. Beach, George R. Merrill, Charles L. Morgan, O. B. King, Charles C. Salter, Mary T. Hale, Samuel C. Gale, S. V. S. Fisher, John E. Bell, Edward F. Waite, David Percy Jones, Harry B. Hendley, George A. Brackett, Joseph R. Kingman, Harington Beard
The book contains the proceedings and speeches during the fiftieth anniversary celebrations. Topics include: social outreach to immigrant communities, spawning of new churches in Minneapolis, memories of former pastors, an address on the Indian issue, and more. It also includes images of members and past building not available elsewhere. Contributors and topics include persons active in the civic and business life of Minneapolis.
Group portrait of 15 men, wearing suits, sitting and standing together. Members include in back row, Ladd, Andrew G. Lindgren, W. Thurman, F. Koefod. Middle: E. Wentland, G. Parent, B. Keppers, W. McGregor, S. Williams, N. Ahles; sitting, F. Liljedahl, J. Hubble, George Lynch (coach), F. Mohres, D. McNutt.
View of the Geneva Beach Hotel from Lake Geneva with people standing at the top of the hill and on the dock in front of the hotel. There is a man rowing a boat in the lake. In 1896, J.L. Dickinson acquired the Alexandria Hotel at Geneva Beach from Mr. Letson, an early resort builder, and changed the name to the Geneva Hotel. The Hotel burned in Sept 2 1911. It was thought that the "new fangled" electric lights was the cause.
Schools in south-central Minnesota (1876-1909). The twenty-three graduates of the year 1906-1907 proudly display their diplomas. While there is no record of the total enrollment for the year 1906-1907, there are records of 14 sisters who lived at St. Joseph Convent that year. This likely included 9 teachers for the grades and kindergarten, the music teacher, cook and housekeepers. Among the teachers was Mother Aloysia Bath, OSB, who served at St. Joseph's School in 1876 and 1884-86 (before and after her term as prioress) and again for a 24-year period from 1901-1924 (Saint Benedict's Monastery Archives).
Guri Endreson Monument 1907. The Monument reads: Created by The State in memory of her heroic deeds during indian massacre. Peter Bonde was sheriff in Kandiyohi County from 1906-1927. He was known as the Prohibition Sheriff. Images in this collection were taken by Peter Bonde from 1890-1910.
Guri Endreson Monument 1907. The Monument reads: Created by The State in memory of her heroic deeds during Indian Massacre. Peter Bonde was sheriff in Kandiyohi County from 1906-1927. He was known as the Prohibition Sheriff. Images in this collection were taken by Peter Bonde from 1890-1910.
International Stock Food Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Advertisement for International animal food with testimonial from William T. Dever, a Chester White Swine breeder. He notes his Chester White Boar, Protection Chief, had "won more First Prizes and Champion Ribbons than any hog living or dead" because of his use of International Stock Food mixed with his feed twice a day. International Stock Food Company was owned by Marion Savage, a Minnesota-based entrepreneur for whom the town of Savage, Minnesota, was named. Savage bought record-breaking harness race horse Dan Patch to help promote his business.
Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library