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Harry Sinclair Lewis, c. 1915. Photo: Minnesota Historical Society Photograph Collection.

Harry Sinclair Lewis, c. 1915. Photo: Minnesota Historical Society Photograph Collection.

Evelyn Raymond (1908-1998), "Erg" 1938, bronze, Height 20 inches.  Minnesota Historical Society collection. Erg: a unit of work or energy.

Evelyn Raymond (1908-1998), "Erg" 1938, bronze, Height 20 inches. Minnesota Historical Society collection. Erg: a unit of work or energy.

Chief Little Crow (Minnesota Historical Society) Chief Little Crow Born around 1810, Chief Little Crow was the Mdewakanton Dakota Sioux chief who literally outfought his brother to take the position as chief. After several clashes with the military in the Dakota War of 1862 the war also gained the nickname of “Little Crow’s War.” Additionally upset about the amount of broken treaties, Little Crow and his warriors launched a tremendous attack that led to the deaths of a large but unknown…

Chief Little Crow (Minnesota Historical Society) Chief Little Crow Born around 1810, Chief Little Crow was the Mdewakanton Dakota Sioux chief who literally outfought his brother to take the position as chief. After several clashes with the military in the Dakota War of 1862 the war also gained the nickname of “Little Crow’s War.” Additionally upset about the amount of broken treaties, Little Crow and his warriors launched a tremendous attack that led to the deaths of a large but unknown…

The cover of Sinclair Lewis’ novel Main Street, published in 1920. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.

The cover of Sinclair Lewis’ novel Main Street, published in 1920. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.

Polly Webber, J.M. Payne and Nancy Riley (Cherokee), Embroidered coat, c. 1852-65; Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul

Polly Webber, J.M. Payne and Nancy Riley (Cherokee), Embroidered coat, c. 1852-65; Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul

Happy International Women's Day (#IWD) - we celebrate the women who founded this organization over 77 years ago! Thank you! #weavingMN (Pictured: Helga and Mamie Hasslen and Hilma Berglund at the Sibley House 1919. Image: Minnesota Historical Society.)

Happy International Women's Day (#IWD) - we celebrate the women who founded this organization over 77 years ago! Thank you! #weavingMN (Pictured: Helga and Mamie Hasslen and Hilma Berglund at the Sibley House 1919. Image: Minnesota Historical Society.)

Underground in the Soudan Mine, Tower, MN, 1963. Photograph: Minnesota Historical Society.

Underground in the Soudan Mine, Tower, MN, 1963. Photograph: Minnesota Historical Society.

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