Real photographic postcard of the Shakopee American Legion. Seen is the front exterior of the building, which was a house located at the corner of Lewis Street and Fourth Avenue. The building is a two story brick faade with a front balcony and overhang. A large sign on the balcony reads "The American Legion Club/Post No. 2."
The Vasa Orphans' Home was founded by Eric Norelius in 1865 and operated by the Minnesota Conference of the Augustana Lutheran Church from 1876 onward. The postcard picture was taken on Decoration Day, 1907, and shows the children playing on the grounds, enjoying their holiday.
Wooden two-story building at Svithiod Home. The Svithiod Home was started in 1928 near Excelsior by the Independent Order of Svithiod for immagrants "who felt a need for fellowship outside the religious sphere."