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A photo of an African American Civil War soldier from the Minnesota Historical Society. Found it doing some research for The Daily Circuit.

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Pink wool suit, 1906. Two pieces, trimmed with pink ribbon and lace. Made by dressmaker Julia Tomasek, St. Paul, Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.

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Evening gown, ca. 1910-1912. Debutante's dress with short train. White net studded with glass beads over grayish pink silk crepe chiffon over pale yellowish pink silk taffeta. Made by Helen Gjertsen, Dayton's (department store) dressmaker. Minnesota Historical Society.

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The Nephilim Chronicles: Fallen Angels in the Ohio Valley: Ancient Giant Human Skeleton Handed Over to the Minnesota Historical Society

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Drying wild rice on sheets of birch bark, Minnesota, 1910. photo by Frances Densmore (1867-1957)

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Ojibway hut on Bear Island, Leech Lake. Photograph Collection, 1905. Minnesota Historical Society

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The University of Minnesota just launched its online Ojibwe-English 'talking' dictionary. You can listen to this beautiful language, see photos from Minnesota Historical Society collections and learn more about a nation so vital to the land we now call Voyageurs National Park.

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