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Bibliography

"A" Mill Explosion

Drawing of the Explosion Aftermath
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Robert Murray Frame
Call/Reference ID: TS 2149.D9 F72.
Neg. No. 23904.
Date: 1981? Original Drawing: June 1, 1878
Description: "The Scene of the Minneapolis Disaster." (Drawing from American Miller showing aftermath of the Washburn "A" Mill explosion).

Diagram of a Dust Collector
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
William De La Barre Personal Papers
Description: "Diagram of the Behrns Dust Collector." Diagram of the Behrns Exhibit 1876-1878.
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: A/.D332

Map of the Mill Area
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: The Northwestern Miller
Date: May 10, 1878
Vol.: 5 No.: 48 Page: 1
Description: Map showing the damage caused by the "A" Mill explosion.
Publisher: The Northwestern Miller
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: FOLIO HD9056 .N8

Article Describing Dust Explosions
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Prof. Louis W. Peck
Vol.: No.: Page: 162-163
Description: Article describing the way dust may cause explosion.
Publisher: Popular Science. New York.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TS 2149.D9 P35

Article Describing Causes of Explosion
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: The Northwestern Miller
Date: May 31, 1878
Vol.: 1 No.: 46 Page: 3-4
Description: Article describing the causes of the "A" Mill explosion.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: FOLIO HD9056 .N8

Photograph of the Victims
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: The Eventually News
Date: April 28, 1920
Vol.: 1 No.: 27 Page: 4-5
Description: Photo page from Eventually News showing the men who died in the Washburn "A" explosion. Publisher: The Eventually News
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: FOLIO: TS 2149. D9 W38 1920

Abolition

Minnesota State Constitution
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Title: The Summer Christmas Came to Minnesota: The Case of Eliza Winston, a Slave.
Author: William Davis Green
Date: 1989
Page: 152
Description: Section of MN Constitution that describes the state's position on slavery.
Publisher: [United States : s.n.].
Location: Minnesota Historical Society Library
Call/Reference ID: E450.W77 G73

Eliza Winston's Account of Her Case
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Affidavits in the Slave Case." Eliza Winston's account of her case.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Falls Evening News
Date: Aug. 28, 1860
Vol.: 3 No.: 458 Page: 2

Article About the Slave Case
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Slavery in Minnesota." Republican author writes supporting the actions of the abolitionists.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Falls Evening News
Date: Aug. 25, 1860
Vol.: 3 No.: 457 Page: 2

Anti-abolitionist Article
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Another Abduction Case: Outrageous Conduct of the Abolitionists."
Pro-Slavery opinion.
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Pioneer and Democrat
Date: Aug. 22, 1860
Vol.: No.: 369 Page: 1

Newspaper Editorial
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Description: "The Slave Case." Article by the editors of the paper discussing their editorial policy in the Eliza Winston case.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Falls Evening News
Date: Aug. 25, 1860
Vol.: 3 No.: 457 Page: 2

Handcuffs Worn by Slaves
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Title: Iron Shackles
Date: early 1800s
Accession No.: 3624.H502

The Civil War

Letter From Fort Snelling
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
First Minnesota Infantry Regiment letters, 1861-1865
Description: Letter from Fort Snelling (MN 1st regiment). "Fort Snelling May 4th 1861..."
Date: May 4, 1861
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection
Call/Reference No.: P1933

Letter From Washington D.C.
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
First Minnesota Infantry Regiment letters, 1861-1865
Description: Letter from Fort Snelling (MN 1st regiment). "Washington DC. July 27th 1861..."
Date: July 27th, 1861
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection
Call/Reference No.: P1933

Lucius Hubbard Writes About the End of the War
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Lucius F. Hubbard and Family Papers
Description: "Dear Aunt Mary. When I Last wrote you..."
Hubbard letter from end of war and Lincoln assassination to his aunt Mary.
Date: May 3rd, 1865
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection
Call/Reference No.:A/.H875

Article About the Attack on Fort Sumter
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Article about attack on Sumter.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Goodhue County Republican
Date: April 19, 1861
Vol.: IV No.: 34 Page: 1

List of Red Wing Volunteers
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "The Goodhue Volunteer."
Article about Red Wing volunteer enlistment and list of volunteers showing William Colvil and A.E. Welch.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Goodhue County Republican
Date: April 26, 1861
Vol.: IV No.: 35 Page: 2

Minnesota Troops at Gettysburg
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Article about the 1st MN regiment at Gettysburg.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Goodhue County Republican
Date: July 10, 1863

Gratia Countryman

Graph of Book Distribution
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Author: Robert Gordon Freestone
Date: 1977
Description:. Graph of distribution points for library between 1889-1977.
Publisher: University of Minnesota for Thesis (M.A.).
Location: Minnesota Historical Society Library
Call/Reference ID: Z733.M66 F74

Story of One Woman's Library Experience
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Community Bookshelf
Author: Minneapolis Public Library
Date: Feb., 1923
Vol.: II No.: 1 Page: 3
Description:. Article about a woman from Richfield who is unable to borrow library books for her kids from the Mpls. library.
Location: Minnesota Historical Society Library
Call/Reference ID: Z 733.M64c

Bookmobile Article
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "Library Truck Brings Volumes to Homes." Article and photo about Gratia and the Bookmobile
Location: MHS Microfilm
The Minneapolis Journal
Date: May 12, 1922
Vol.: N/A No.: N/A Page: 11

Obituary Notice
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "Miss Countryman, City's Librarian Until 1936, Dies." Gratia's Obituary.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Minneapolis Morining Tribune
Date: July 27, 1953
Vol.: XXXVII No.: 64 Page: 1

Photograph of Gratia Countryman
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: Painting of Gratia sitting at her desk.
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: L7 p41
Negative No.: 6086-B

Photograph of a Library Reading Room
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Date: bfore 1912
Description: Photograph of a reading room set up by Countryman at St. Anthony.
Location: Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis Collection

Dangers of Mining

Safety Inspector's Report
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Report by Ed Smith (Mine Inspector)
"St. Louis County, 1917-18." Page: 125
Date: 1918
Location: MHS State Archives Coll.
Call/Reference ID: 119.C.4.5(B)

Statistics on Mining Fatalities
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Accident Report
Date: 1916
Location: MHS State Archives Coll.
Call/Reference ID: 119.C.4.5(B)
Folder: (Books in a State Archive Box: See book 1916 Page: 149).

Report About a Mud Slide
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Milford Mine Report.
Date: Feb. 5th, 1924.
Location: MHS State Archive Coll.
Call/Reference ID: 118.H.18.5(B)

Article About a Cave-in
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Cave-In at Stevenson: One Man Killed and Two Injured by a Slump of Frozen Earth."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Date: Nov. 28th, 1903.
Vol.: X No.: 46 Page: 1
Mesaba Ore and the Hibbing News

Article About Someone Falling Into a Mine
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Mining Captain Killed: Captain Alfred Meets Death in Mine he was Working."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Mesaba Ore and the Hibbing News
Date: Dec. 5th, 1903.
Vol.: X No.: 47 Page: 1

Photograph of Miners Lighting Fuses
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Godfrey Miners preparing to light fuses for blasting: Chisholm."
Date: ca. 1935
Location: MHS Photographic Coll.
Donor: Oliver Mining Company, 1963.
Location No.: HD3.122 p10
Negative No.: 55780

Ethnicity

Graph of Native Born Residents
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
United States Census: 1900.
Date: June 1, 1900
Description: Foreign and Native Born Graph
Location: MHS Microfilm

Hibbing Census Page
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
United States Census: 1900
Date: June 1, 1900.
Description: Illustrates origins
Location: MHS Microfilm

Report on the Ethnicity of the Miners
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Workers ethnic composition according to mine. Oliver Mining Co.: Nationalities Statement Compiled as of Dec. 20, 1907.
Date: Dec. 20th, 1907.
Location: MHS Manuscript Coll.
Call/Reference ID: 148.H.17.6(F) Box 1
Oliver Mining Company Records
Folder: "James Steel: Nationalities Statistics No. 1 Incl. 1890, 1907-1908."

Cost of Hiring Translators
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Great Northern Railway Report: "Compensation for Translators."
Date: Nov. 11, 1910.

Map of a Section of Hibbing
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Sanborn Insurance Map: Hibbing
Date: June, 1904.
Location: MHS Map Room
Call/Reference ID: MHS A-V Map Room

The Falls

Father Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Landscapes
Description: "Father Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony" painted by Douglas Volk
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: FM6.15G p7
Negative No.: 250

Cross-section of the Apron Over the Falls
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The preservation of the Falls of St. Anthony."
Author: F.U. Farquhar, M. Am. Soc. C.E.
Date: 1883
Description: "Longitudinal & Cross Sections of Dyke at Falls of St. Anthony."
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F613 M68 S2253 (1883).

Map of the Recession of the Falls
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The geology of Minnesota: the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota."
Author: Newton Horace Winchell
Date: 1888
Description: Map of the recession of the falls over time.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Johnson, Smith & Harrison, state printers, 1884-1901.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: Folio QE127.A2 1872

Description of the Geology of the Falls
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The preservation of the Falls of St. Anthony."
Author: F.U. Farquhar, M. Am. Soc. C.E.
Date: 1883
Page: 394
Description: Shows the formation and recession of the Falls from a geological point of view. Publisher: Host-Item: c2 In American Society of Civil Engineers. Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Vol. 12 (Oct. 1883).
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F613 M68 S2253 (1883).

St. Anthony Falls, East Side
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Landscapes
Date: ca. 1865
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Call/Reference ID: MH5.9 MP1c p34
Negative No.: 122-A

Bird's-eye view of St. Anthony Falls
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Landscapes
Date: 1910
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Photo Credit: Charles J. Hibbard
Call/Reference ID: MH5.9 MP1h p22
Negative No.: 4684-B

Ard Godfrey

Contract Between Godfrey and Steele
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Ard Godfrey Papers
Description: The agreement between Godfrey and Steele regarding Godfrey's work at St. Anthony.
Date: December 11, 1848
Call/Reference ID: P33
Box 1

Excerpt From Harriet's Diary
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Ard Godfrey Papers
Description: Reminiscence of Harriet R. Godfrey (daughter) about the events of 1862 Date: unknown
Call No.: P33
Box 3

Letter to His Wife
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Ard Godfrey and Family Papers
Description: "I have a claim but do not know as it is good for anything as it is not examined yet...." Ard writes about his gold mining experiences March 22, 1863.
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: P33


Letter Describing His Work at the Sawmill
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Ard Godfrey and Family Papers
Description: "St. Anthony Falls March 12, 1848 My dear Wife, I received your letter of the 29 of January, 16 days ago."
Date: March 12, 1848
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: P33

Photograph of Ard Godfrey
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: Young Ard Godfrey with right hand on hip.
Date: ca. 1880
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: por 15947 r2
Negative No.: 89140

Photograph of Ard Godfrey's House
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: Photo of Minnie Godfrey's wedding party at the Godfrey house.
Date: July 8, 1886
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: GT3.32e r22
Negative No.: 63252

Joseph Hancock

Journal Entry and Reminiscence
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Joseph Hancock journal entry describing his trip to Red Wing.
Date: July 10, 1850
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Description of Red Wing
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "History of Goodhue County, Minn."
Author: Joseph Woods Hancock
Date: 1893
Vol.: No.: Page: 181
Description: Description of Red Wing by Hancock.
Publisher: Red Wing, Minn. : Red Wing Print. Co., 1893.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F612 .G66 H2

Decision to Come to Red Wing
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "Missionary Work at Red Wing, 1849-1852."
Author: Joseph Woods Hancock
Date: 1905
Vol.: No.: Page: 165
Description: Description of Hancock's decision to come to Red Wing.
Vol. 10, pt. 1. St. Paul, Minn. : Minnesota Historical Society, 1905.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F602 .M61 v.10:1

Working at the School in Red Wing
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "Missionary Work at Red Wing, 1849-1852."
Author: Joseph Woods Hancock
Date: 1905
Vol.: No.: Page: 173
Description: Hancock's story about giving raisins to school children.
Vol. 10, pt. 1. St. Paul, Minn. : Minnesota Historical Society, 1905.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F602 .M61 v.10:1

Joseph Hancock's Tombstone
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Call/Reference ID: N/A (Original Communities Project Photograph)
Description: Photograph of Joseph Hancock's tombstone.
Date: 5/99
Photo Credit: Kristine Hagen-Thofson

Photograph of Joseph Hancock
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Portrait of Joseph Wood Hancock
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: por 19278 p1

Lucius Hubbard

Request for Hubbard's Promotion
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "Minnesota in the Civil and Indian wars, 1861-1865."
Authors: Prepared and published under the supervision of the board of commissioners appointed by the act of the Legislature of Minnesota of April 16, 1889.
Date: Dec. 17, 1864 (possible printed 1893)
Vol.: 2 Page: 594
Description: Request for Hubbard's promotion of rank in army.
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn.: Printed for the State by the Pioneer Press Company, 1890-1893.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: E515.M66 1890

Biennial Message From Governor Hubbard
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "Governor's Biennial Message."
Author: Governor Lucius F. Hubbard
Date: Delivered January 4, 1883 (Pub. 1885)
Vol.: No.: Page: 25
Description: From book titled, "Biennial message of Gov. L.F. Hubbard to the Legislature of Minnesota, delivered January 7, 1885 ..." Governor Hubbard's Board of Health comments.
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn., Pioneer Press Co., 1885.
Also published in Also in: "The messages of the governors to the Legislature of Minnesota, 1874-1901. [no. 12]."
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: J87.M62 1885

Newspaper Article
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: "Goodhue Co. Republican. Official Paper of the County of L.F. Hubbard, ..." Newspaper banner with Hubbard name and article about paper price and dist.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Goodhue County Republican
Date: May 10, 1861
Vol.: 4 No.: 37 Page: 2

Obituary Notice
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Obituary for Lucius F. Hubbard
Location: MHS Microfilm
Minneapolis Journal
Date: Feb 6, 1913

Sword and Scabbard
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title:"Army officer's sword and scabbard."
Description: Governor Lucius F. Hubbard's sword.
Date: Ca. 1898
Call No.: MHS Museum Collection: 1985.3.2.A-B

Photograph of Lucius Hubbard
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Portrait of Governor Lucius Frederick Hubbard
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: por 8119 p3

Hydropower

Diagram of a Water Wheel
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Louis C. Hunter
Vol.: 1 No.: Page: Fig. 19
Description:. Chart: From "A History of Industrial Power in the United States, 1780-1930: Volume One: Waterpower in the Century of the Steam Engine."
Publisher: Charlottesville : Published for the Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation by the University Press of Virginia, 1979.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: HD1694.A5 H76

Diagram of a Chute Dropping Water to a Turbine
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Stilwell-Bierce & Smith-Vaile Co.
Date: 1895
Vol.: 64
Description: From book titled: "Descriptive Catalogue of the 'Victor' Turbine." Chart title: "Sectional elevation of Flume and Wheel Pit in Pillsbury "A" Mill, Minneapolis, Minn, showing manner of setting their two 55inch Victor Turbines, under 50 feet head." Chart showing turbine and wheel pit in Pillsbury "A" mill.
Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, [Press of the Groneweg Print. Co., 1895]
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TJ875 V64

Diagram of a Victor Turbine
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Stilwell-Bierce & Smith-Vaile Co.
Date: 1895
Vol.: 64 Page: 4
Description:. From book titled: "Descriptive Catalogue of the 'Victor' Turbine."
Publisher: Dayton, Ohio, [Press of the Groneweg Print. Co., 1895]
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TJ875 V64

Water Wheel Powering a Millstone
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Scott F. Anfinson
Date: 1990
Vol.: 49 No.: 1-2 Page: 6 (Figure 2)
Description: From: "Archaeology of the Central Minneapolis: Riverfront, Part 2: Archaeological Explorations & Interpretive Potentials."
See the "Minnesota Archaeologist."
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: "Minnesota Archaeologist"
Flow of Water Through a Turbine Powered Mill
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: Scott F. Anfinson
Date: 1990
Vol.: 49 No.: 1-2 Page: 12 (Figure 4)
Description: From: Archaeology of the Central Minneapolis: Riverfront, Part 2: Archaeological Explorations & Interpretive Potentials.
See the "Minnesota Archaeologist." Figure 4. "Typical turbine arrangement (top) from Howard (1976) and side view of the Pillsbury "B" mill turbine with the turbine tube embedded in the bedrock."
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: "Minnesota Archaeologist"

Map of the Waterways
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Milestones
Author: F.U. Farquhar, M. Am. Soc. C.E.
Date: 1883
Description: "The Falls of St. Anthony June, 1878." Map showing falls and geologic formations (Plate XXVI).
Publisher: Host-Item: c2 In American Society of Civil Engineers. Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Vol. 12 (Oct. 1883).
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F613 M68 S2253 1883

The Iron Range

Drawing of Iron Bearing Rocks
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The Iron Bearing Rocks of the Mesabi Range in Minnesota."
Author: Edward Spurr
Date: 1894
Page: 34-37
Description: Drawing of Iron Laden Ore. (Figs. 5-8)
Publisher: Minneapolis, Harrison & Smith, state printers, 1894.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: QE127 .A25 No.10

Description of the Chemistry of Ore
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The Miner's Guide and Metallurgist's Directory."
Author: J.W. Orton
Date: 1893
Page: 2
Description: "Metals, Their Chemistry and Geology."
Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Co. ; Cincinnati, H. W. Derby & Co., 1849.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN270.O6

Description of the Smelting Process
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The Miner's Guide and Metallurgist's Directory."
Author: J.W. Orton
Date: 1892
Page: 44-45
Description: Smelting Iron.
Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes & Co. ; Cincinnati, H. W. Derby & Co., 1849.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN270.O6

Formation of the Mesabi Range
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The Marvelous Mesaba."
Author: Orson C. Gillett
Date: Ca. 1936
Page: 8-13
Description: Processes by which the Mesabi Range was built up and iron ore deposited there.
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Clark, [Ca. 1936]
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 G47

Cross-section of Rocks With Ore
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The Mesabi Iron Range."
Author: Horace Vaughn Winchell
Date: 1892
Page: 26 (Fig. 4)
Description: "Possible Occurrence of Ore Surrounded by Taconite and Ore."
Publisher: [Reading, Pa.] 1892.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403. M6 W6m

Map of the Iron Range
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "The Iron Ores of Lake Superior" 2nd Edition
Author: Crowell & Murray
Date: 1927
Description: Map of iron ore deposits in the western Mesabi Range
Publisher: The Penton Publishing Company. Cleveland, Ohio. 1903.
Location: MHS Library.
Donor: Elwood R. Maunder.
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 C7

James Lawther

Invoice for Building Materials
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Invoice for building materials bought by Lawther's company.
Date: 1867
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Receipt From North-Western Express Company
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Shipping receipt for Lawther for gold delivered.
Date: 1858
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Letter Written to Lawther
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Letter informing Lawther that he has been elected mayor of Red Wing.
Date: 1861
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Letter From Cannon Falls Milling Company
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Letter to Lawther from Cannon Falls Milling Company sending him payment for grain received on his account.
Date: 1876
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Obituary Notice
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Obituary.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Litchfield Independent
Date: July 5, 1916

Photograph of James Lawther
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "A History of the City of Red Wing, Minnesota."
Author: Christian Alfred Rasmussen
Date: 1933
Vol.: No.: Page: 273
Description: Portrait of James Lawther in book.
Publisher: [Red Wing, Minn. : Printed by the Red Wing Advertising Co.], 1933.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F612.G69 R372

Edmund Longyear

Advertisement for the Town of Bovey
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: Large half page Ad for Bovey, Minnesota: "Bovey! The New Town on the Western Mesaba."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Mesaba Ore and the Hibbing News
Date: May 28, 1904.
Vol.: XI No.: 2 Page: 8

Log of the First Hole Drilled on the Mesabi
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
E.J. Longyear Company Records
Description: "Hole No. 1: Sec. 5-42-28 - Michigan: From E. J. Longyear's Note Book."
Date: Ca. 1889
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection.
Call/Reference ID: 143.F.10.10(F) Box 161

Letter From Longyear to His Uncle
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
E.J. Longyear Company Records
Description: E.J. Longyear Company Records: Letter by E.J. to his uncle J.M Longyear, Esq.
Date: May 24, 1890.
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection.
Call/Reference ID: 143.F.16.10(F) Box 161

Letter From a Potential Customer
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
E.J. Longyear Company Records
Description: Letter from Parke E. Simmons to E.J. Longyear. (See E.J.L. hand written note on the bottom of letter)
Date: July 1, 1901.
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection.
Call/Reference ID: 145.F.14.7(B) Box 3
Folder: "Correspondence: July, 1901."

Article on Diamond Drilling on the Mesabi
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "Growth of Diamond Drilling and its Importance to Mining."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Mesaba Ore and the Hibbing News
Date: Aug. 22, 1903.
Vol.: X No.: 32 Page: 8

Photograph of Edmund Longyear
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: Portrait of Edmund J. Longyear.
Location: MHS Photographic Coll.
Donor: Jeff Jones
Call/Reference ID: (P) Longyear, Edmund J.

Leonidas Merritt

Legal Complaint Against Rockefeller
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Title: "Paper Book: Leonidas Merritt, Plaintiff-Respondent, vs. Duluth Missabe & Northern Railway Company, Defendent-Appelant."
Author: Leonidas Merritt
Page: 4-6
Description: Complaint in Legal Case: State of Minnesota, Supreme Court, April Term, 1895.
Publisher: Duluth: J.J. LeTourneau & Co., 1895
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: KFM 5445.9.M4

Pamphlet written about the Rockefeller Case
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Title: "The Truth About Mr. Rockefeller and the Merritts."
Author: Frederick Taylor Gates
Date: Appendix dated Jan. 22, 1897
Page: (See Appendix "A" - "B" pp. 32-33)
Description: Copy of Western Union telegram dated New York, Dec. 31, 1896 to Joseph B. Cotton, Lyceum Building, Duluth Minnesota.
Publisher: New York, The Knickerbocker press, n.d.
Location: MHS Library.
Call/Reference ID: HD9515.G3

Response by Merritt to the Pamphlet
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Title: "Leonidas Merritt's Answer to the Gates Pamphlet."
Author: Leonidas Merritt
Date: Ca. 1912
Page: (See pp. 80-81)
Description: Typescript: "Broken, for the time being in health and almost in spirit...."
Location: MHS Library.
Call/Reference ID: HD9515.M6.M473.1912

Article About Mineral Leases
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "Many Mineral Leases: The State Issues Seventy-seven to a Duluth Syndicate."
The Duluth Evening Herald
Date: April 5, 1890.
Vol.: 7 No.: 312 Page: 6

Large Sale of Land on the Range
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "The Largest Sale Known: State Lands Adjoining Duluth are Sold Today at the Top: Several Hundred Thousand Dollars Raised for Schools."
Location: MHS Microfilm
The Duluth Evening Herald
Date: April 8, 1890.
Vol.: 7 No.: 314 Page: 1
Photograph of Leonidas Merritt
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: Portrait of Leonidas Merritt in black suit.
Date: Unknown
Location: MHS Photographic Coll.

Milling

Want Ads
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Occupations
Author: The Northwestern Miller
Date: March 29, 1916
Vol.: 105 No.: 13 Page: 872
Description: Advertisement: From a Classified ad in "The North Western Miller."
Publisher: The Northwestern Miller
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: FOLIO HD 9056.N8

Flow Sheet of the Milling Process
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Occupations
Author: Pillsbury Flour Mills Co.
Date: 1922
Page: (Attached to back of book)
Description:. Flow sheet of mill and machinery (fold out attached to back cover)
Publisher: Minneapolis, Pillsbury Flour Mills Co. [c1922]
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TS 2135.M66 P6

Statistics of Injuries
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Occupations
Author: Don Divance Lescohier for the Bureau of Labor, Industries and Commerce of the State of Minnesota.
Page: 186-187
Description:. "Flour Mills and Grain Elevators." Chart from "Industrial accidents and accident prevention ... Part II of the Thirteenth biennial report of the Bureau of Labor, Industries and Commerce of the State of Minnesota, 1911-1912."
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: HC 107.M6 A2 no. 1

Table of Various Milling Jobs
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Occupations
Title: Report of the Minneapolis Survey for Voacational Education
Volume: Bulletin No. 21
Date: January 1, 1916
Description: Table of occupations involved in the milling process.
Publisher: National Society for Vocational Education
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: T61.N2 1916

Roller Mills Being Operated
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Occupations
Description: "Interior View of Old Washburn 'A' Mill." (original) mill with roller mills and workers
Date: ca. 1875
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: HD7.12 r7
Negative No.: 110-A

Man Packing Flour
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: Occupations
Description: Photo of a painting: Interior view of first (1874) Washburn 'A' Mill, Minneapolis.
Date: 1875
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: HD7.12 r5
Negative No.: 108-A

Mining

Description of the Two Mining Processes
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Title: "The Red Mesabi."
Author: George Ryland Bailey
Date: 1930
Page: 30-31
Description: Description of open pit and underground mines.
Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, 1930.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 B15

Comparison of Costs
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Title: "Open Pit Mining on the Mesabi Range"
Author: Bennett, Russell H. Trend of mining and contracting practice. 1931.
Date: 1931
Vol. 1 No. 15 Page: 1346
Description: Tonnages and Costs for Open-Pit and Underground Mines in Minnesota.
Publisher: Civil Engineering for Dec., 1931.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 O6

Chart of an Underground Mine
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Title: "Methods of Iron Mining in Northern Minnesota."
Author: Prof. Frederick Warner Denton
Date: 1897
Page: 35 (Figure 19)
Description: "Stull Rooms used in the Fayal Mine."
Publisher: Chicago, 1897.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 D42

Photographs of the Underground Mining Process (page 1)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Description: Miners at work in an underground drift, Seller Mine. Shows digging with maul and pick.
Date: 1906
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Photo Credit: Underwood & Underwood.
Call/Reference ID: HD3.122 r23
Negative No.: 5604

Photographs of the Underground Mining Process (page 2)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Description: "Timbering after blasting in the Godfrey iron mine."
Date: 1935
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Photo Credit: Gerald Young
Call/Reference ID: HD3.122 p7
Negative No.: 16058

Photographs of the Underground Mining Process (page 3)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Date: Ca. 1935
Description: "Dumping ore from chute into tram cars on main haulage level of the Godfrey underground mine, Oliver Mining Company at Chisholm, Minnesota."
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Photo Credit: Studio Gerald Young: Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Donor: Oliver Mining Company Public Relations Dept.: Duluth, MN., 1963.
Call/Reference ID: HD3.122 p8
Negative No.: 11801

Photograph of a Steam Shovel
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Title: "Methods of Iron Mining in Northern Minnesota."
Author: Prof. Frederick Warner Denton
Date: 1897
Page: 25 (Figure 13)
Description: Milling process: "View of an 80 Ton Vulcan Shovel, Oliver Mine."
Publisher: Chicago, 1897.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 D42
Loading Ore Onto a Train
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Occupations
Description: "Mahoning Mine: Mesabe Range Near Hibbing, 1899."
Date: 1899
Location: MHS Photographic Coll.
Call/Reference ID: HD3.112 p122
Negative No.: 1599

Moving Hibbing

Map of a Section of Old Hibbing
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Sanborn Insurance Map: Hibbing
Date: Dec., 1897.
Location: MHS Map Room
Call/Reference ID: MHS A-V Map Room

Article About the Move
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Moving Day is Popular Story: Hibbing Residents Hear About Their Town Being Moved to Central Addition."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Hibbing Daily Tribune
Date: July 15th, 1919.
Vol.: XXI No.: 12 Page: 2

Articles Against Moving Hibbing (page 1)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Injunction to Prevent Moving: 150 Hibbing Citizens Go into Courts to Prevent Taking Away of Streets."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Hibbing Daily Tribune
Date: Oct. 1st., 1919.
Vol.: XXI No.: 78 Page: 1

Articles Against Moving Hibbing (page 2)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Court Finds That Defendants are not in any Conspiracy."
Location: MHS Microfilm
The Mountain Iron Range Reporter
Date: January 6, 1921
Vol.: 3 No.: 29 Page: 2

Collapse of the Sellers Hotel (page 1)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Sellers Hotel Total Wreck: Building Collapses on First Avenue Road Near Detention Hospital."
Location: MHS Microfilm
The Mountain Iron Range Reporter
Date: January 6, 1921
Vol.: 3 No.: 29 Page: 3

Collapse of the Sellers Hotel (page 2)
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
James Steel Papers
Description: Photo in James Steel papers showing the collapse of the Seller's Hotel.
Date: Jan. 3rd, 1921.
Location: MHS Manuscript Coll.
Call/Reference ID: 148.H.17.7(B) Box 2
Folder: "Photographs: Alpha: Nashwauk, Virginia: 1890-1904."

Mine Pit Near Hibbing
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Mahoning Mines in Hibbing: Illustrates mines encroaching on homes.
Date: 1900
Location: MHS Photographic Coll.
Call/Reference ID: HD3.112 p23
Negative No.: 888

Photograph of a House Being Moved
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description:. Shows the moving of the Dear House.
Folder: Picture in a single photo album.
Date: 1919.
Location: MHS Photographic Coll.
Photo Credit: G.W. Bertilson
Call/Reference ID: A-V Collection (Album 16)

Julia Nelson

Handbill Promoting a Speech by Nelson
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Flyer advertising Julia speaking in Red Wing on suffrage issues.
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Points on Municipal Suffrage
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Flyer describing her "Points on Municipal Suffrage."
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Minnesota White Ribbon Newspaper
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: "The Minnesota White Ribbon."
Author: The Minnesota White Ribbon
Date: 1902
Description: "The Minnesota White Ribbon: Issued Monthly: Official Organ of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Minnesota."
Caption from "The Minnesota White Ribbon."
Editor: The Minnesota White Ribbon
Publisher: t. Paul : [Woman's Christian Temperance Union of Minnesota], 1901-
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: FOLIO: HV 5285.M6

Article About Julia Nelson
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Local News: Short Items: Article about Julia B. Nelson.
Location: MHS Microfilm
Goodhue County Republican
Date: Nov. 20, 1873
Vol.: XXVI No.: 15 (Whole No. 847) Page: 5

Biography of William H. Richards
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Title: William H. Richards: a Remarkable Life of a Remarkable Man
Author: Julia B. Nelson
Date: 1894 (Pub. Ca. 1900)
Description: William H. Richards Biography written by Julia B. Nelson.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Murray Bros. Press, [Ca. 1900].
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: KF368.R44 N45

Photograph of Julia Nelson
Community: Red Wing | Theme: People
Description: Portrait of Julia B. Nelson with newspaper "The White Ribbon" in her hands.
Date: 1903
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: por 19280 p3
Negative No.: 94201

John Pillsbury

Advertisement for Pillsbury's Hardware Store
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Title: Tribune's Directory for Minneapolis and St. Anthony, 1871-1872
Date: 1872
Description: "Advertisement for a hardware store owned by Pillsbury at St. Anthony."
Publisher: Tribune's Print Co.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: F613.M2

Letter From a Farmer to Pillsbury
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
State Archives
Call/Reference ID: 111.F.5.10(F)
Date: 1877
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Description: "Letter from farmer to Pillsbury."
Folder: 386 Governor Pillsbury Records.

Article About Pillsbury's Inauguration
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "The Two Messages."
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Daily Pioneer Press
Date: Jan. 8, 1876
Vol.: XXII No.: 7 Page: 2

Obituary Notice
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "Pillsbury is Dead."
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Weekly Dispatch
Date: Oct. 24, 1901
Vol.: 34 No.: Page: 5

Photograph of John Pillsbury
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "Photograph of John Sargeant Pillsbury."
Date: Ca. 1887
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: por 11917 p2
Negative No.: 83715

Pottery

Minnesota Stoneware Company Advertisement
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Occupations
Description: "Minnesota Stoneware Company Manufacturers."
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Call/Reference ID: MG6.9 RW3.1P p24

Blueprints of the Minnesota Stoneware Company Factory
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Occupations
Red Wing Potteries Records
Description: Appraisal blueprint of factory. Blueprint of RW stoneware company for insurance purposes.
Date: Unknown
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: P629
Folder: Oversized Item: A2/ovl

Red Wing Sewer Pipe Information
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Occupations
Title: "Clay: The Success of the Clay Industry is largely Dependent on the quality of its Clay..."
Author: Red Wing Sewer Pipe Company.
Date: 1912
Page: 5-6
Description: Sewer pipe information from promotional pamphlet.
Editor: Red Wing Sewer Pipe Company.
Publisher: Red Wing, Minn. : The Company, [1912].
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TP839 .R42 1912

Red Wing Stoneware Boarding Agreement
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Occupations
Description: Agreement with Louis Johnson to provide boarding for Red Wing stoneware employees.
Date: 1898
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Man at Pottery Wheel
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Occupations
Description: Photograph of man making pot (man - C. J. McGrew?)
Date: 1936
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Workers in the Clay Pits
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Occupations
Description: "Work in the Clay Pit." Photograph of diggers in clay pits in Red Wing, Minnesota.
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Victor Power

Page From Power's Journal
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Victor L. Power Personal Papers
Description: 1 page of journal entry from Victor L. Power Scrapbooks. (See page 52 for Feb. 21, 1922).
Date: Feb. 21, 1922.
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection.
Call/Reference ID: A/.P887v Vol. 8 Box 3

Power's First City Council Meeting
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "Full House at First Meeting: President Power Names Department Heads."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Mesaba Ore and the Hibbing News
Date: April 5, 1913.
Vol.: 20th year No.: 14 Page: 1

Article About Power's Political Future
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "Are They Trying to Bait Mayor."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Mesaba Ore and the Hibbing News
Date: Sept. 27, 1913.
Vol.: 20th Year No.: 39 Page: 1

Article About Striking Miners
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "Mayor Power Defends Pickets in Mine Strikes."
Location: MHS Microfilm
The Duluth News Tribune
Date: June 29, 1916.
Vol.: 48 No.: 58 Page: 5

Power's Obituary Notice
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: "Vic Power, 10 Times Mayor, Dies Suddenly Early Today."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Hibbing Daily News
Date: April 6, 1926.
No.: 55 Page: 1-2

Photograph of Victor Power
Community: Hibbing | Theme: People
Description: Oval shaped photo with Victor Power's signature on bottom. Photo is from Book: Duluth and St. Louis Co., MN.: Their Story and People. (See Vol. 3 opp. page 970) Date: Book Pub. Ca. 1921
Call/Reference ID: (P) Power, Victor L.

Prospecting

Compares Investing to a Card Game
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Is This Hand Worth Playing: A Problem for Investors?"
Author: Marion Stuart Cann
Date: 1892
Page: 1
Description: Drawing showing a hand of cards.
Publisher: Duluth Stock Exchange, 1892.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 C2

Description of the Prospecting Process
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Transactions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers."
Author: Edmund James Longyear
Date: 1897
Page: 1
Description: Exploration Process: Lake Superior meeting in July, 1897.
Publisher: New York: The Institute, [1871-1918]
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 L65 1897 (See also TN1.A5)

Two Efforts to Dig Test Pits
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Iron Mining in Minnesota."
Author: Charles Edwin Van Barneveld
Date: 1912
Page: 32-35
Description: Two Test Pit Stories
Publisher: Minneapolis, 1912.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 V2

Open Pit Mining on the Iron Range
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Open-Pit Iron Mining on the Mesabi Range"
Author: Bennett, Russell H. Trend of mining and contracting practice. 1931.
Date: 1931
Vol. 1 No. 15 Page: 1345
Description: Benefits of Lake Superior.
Location: MHS Library

Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 O6

Railroads Helping the Iron Range
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Transportation of Iron Ore..."
Author: Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company
Date: 1927
Page: 2, 8
Description: Information on transporting iron ore by railway.
Publisher: Duluth, Minn. [c.1927]
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: HE2791. D885 1927

Chart of Test Pits
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Report on the Mesabi Iron Range in Minnesota."
Author: Horace Vaughn Winchell
Date: 1892
Page: (Opp. 26)
Description: Twentieth Report: Plate 1: Test Pits at the Biwabik Mines.
Extracted from the 20th Annual Report of the MN Geological Survey:
Re-printed and re-paged.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TN403.M6 W568 1893

Public Health

Vaccination Certificate
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Vaccination Certificate
Date: July 16 and 22, 1891
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Death Certificate
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Minnesota Department of Health Records
Description: Death Certificate of Smallpox victim: Marion Flynn: Age 19.
Date: Ca. 1917
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: 127.K.9.12 (F)
Folder: See black bound book: Case 5 Table 4.

Writings of Dr. Charles Hewitt
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Minnesota Department of Health Records
Description: Notes from a speech or article by Dr. Charles Nathaniel Hewitt of Red Wing.
Date: Ca. 1890's
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: 126.B.14. 13 (B)
Folder: "Misc. Papers 1890-1910."

Board of Health Report
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Minnesota Department of Health Records
Description: "Smallpox & Chickenpox #11-XXI."
Date: Jan. 26, 1921
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID:127.K.9.7 (B)
Folder: "Field Investigation by Division of Preventable Diseases." By Dr. J.N. Gehlen.

Article About Those Not Vaccinated
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Newspaper article about those who are not vaccinated for smallpox.
Minneapolis Journal
Date: Jan.14, 1925

Photograph of a Man With Smallpox
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Minnesota Department of Health: Photographs
Description: Photo of smallpox patient.
Location: MHS State Archives
Call/Reference ID: 127.H.10.2 (F)

Public Health

Advertisement for Puffed Cereal
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Food Shot From Guns of Peace."
Date: 1930
Description: "Food Shot From Guns of Peace 125 Million Explosions in each grain of Wheat and Rice Make Puffed Grains Virtually as Nourishing as Hot Cooked Cereals." (Quaker puffed wheat and puffed rice Ad). See the "Farmer's Wife" magazine.
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Webb Pub. Co., -1935.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: S1.F72

Hospital Menu
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner."
Author: Abbott Hospital: Nurses Alumnae Association
Date: Ca. 1925
Vol.: No.: Page: 18-19
Description: From book titled: "Abbott Hospital Alumnae diets and recipes." Hospital menu including puffed rice as an item.
Publisher: Minneapolis Minn.: Abbott Hospital Alumnae, Ca. 1925
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TX715 .A13 1925

Patent Documents for Alexander Anderson
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Alexander Pierce Anderson Personal Papers
Description: US patent papers for wheat-puffing. Patent description for "art of treating starch material."
Date: 1902
Location: MHS Manuscript Collection
Call/Reference ID: MHS Microfilm M314

Universal Exposition of 1904 (page 1)
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "The Universal Exposition of 1904."
Author: David Roland Francis
Date: 1913
Vol.: 1 No.: Page: 580
Description: From Book Titled: "The Universal Exposition of 1904."
Shows a concession stand and listing from the Exposition of 1904 including puffed rice.
Publisher: St. Louis : Louisiana Purchase Exposition Co., 1913
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: T860.B1 F8

Universal Exposition of 1904 (page 2)
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Photo of Anderson at a concession stand during the 1904.
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society
Photograph courtesy of Jean Chesley

Article About the Digestibility of Bread
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "The Digestibility of Breads."
Author: Professor Harry Snyder for "The Northwestern Miller"
Date: Aug. 24, 1927
Description: Article about the digestibility of bread.
Editor: The Northwestern Miller
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Miller Pub. Co., 1919-
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: FOLIO: HD9056.N8 V. 117-248

Photograph of Alexander Anderson
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Portrait of Alexander Pierce Anderson working with tube of wheat.
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: por 12750 p1

The River

Chart of High and Low Water Levels
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "Mississippi River : Red Wing, Minn.: 792.9 Miles Above Cairo."
Author: United States. Mississippi River Commission
Date: 1939
Description: From book titled: "Highest and lowest annual stages of the Mississippi River and principal tributaries to 1937."
At head of title: "War department. Corps of engineers, U.S. Army."
Publisher: [Vicksburg, Miss.] M.R.C. print, 1939.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TC425.M6 1937

Chart of Shipping Costs
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "Mississippi River from Minneapolis to Lake Pepin."
Author: United States Army: Corps of Engineers
Date: 1927
Vol.: No.: Page: 51
Description: From book titled: "Mississippi River from Minneapolis to Lake Pepin : letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting report from the Chief of Engineers on preliminary examination and survey of Mississippi River from Minneapolis to Lake Pepin, with a view to improvement by the construction of locks and dams."
(Chart comparing transport costs of rail vs. steamboats).
Publisher: [Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1927]. From series: Doc. / 69th Congress, 2d session, House ; 583
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: TC425.M6 M5

Map of Goodhue County
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Landscapes
Title: "Map of Goodhue County."
Author: Newton Horace Winchell
Date: 188
8 Description: From book titled "The geology of Minnesota: the Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota."
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Johnson, Smith & Harrison, state printers, 1884-1901.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: Folio QE127.A2 1872

Man Gathering Clams
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Landscapes
Description: Clamming Boat near the Foot of Lake Pepin, Wisconsin.
Date: 1887
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society
Ferry Near Red Wing
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Landscapes
Description: Photograph of ferry crossing near Red Wing.
Date: Pre-1895
Location: Goodhue County Historical Society

Barn Bluff
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Landscapes
Description: photograph of Barn Bluff.
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Location No.: MG6.9 RW1 p11

Sea Wing Disaster

Description of the Disaster
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "In Memory of Those Who Perished."
Author: Red Wing Memorial Service Committee
Date: 1890
Page: 1
Description: "Memorial services for those who perished in the disaster upon Lake Pepin, July 13, 1890, held at Red Wing, Minnesota, Friday, July 25th, 1890"
Editor: Red Wing Memorial Service Committee
Publisher: Red Wing : Red Wing Print. Co., 1890.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: VM461.5.S42 I6 1890

List of Sea Wing Victims
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "In Memory of Those Who Perished."
Author: Red Wing Memorial Service Committee
Date: 1890
Page: 6
Description: "Memorial services for those who perished in the disaster upon Lake Pepin, July 13, 1890, held at Red Wing, Minnesota, Friday, July 25th, 1890"
Editor: Red Wing Memorial Service Committee
Publisher: Red Wing : Red Wing Print. Co., 1890.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: VM461.5.S42 I6 1890

Victim's Death Certificate
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Goodhue County District Court
Description: Death Certificate of Sea Wing Victim. "Mrs. John Shifler and her Children of Red Wing."
Date: 1890
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: 118.C.11.1 (B)

Map of the Wreck Site
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Newspaper drawing of Map showing Lake Pepin.
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Daily Pioneer Press
Date: July 15, 1890
Vol.: XXXVII No.: 196 Page: 1 (Whole First Page)

Article About the Disaster
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Very Climax of Horror: The Tornado on Pepin's Treacherous Bosom the Crowning Calamity of All Minnesota's Annals."
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Daily Globe
Date: July 15, 1890
Vol.: XII No.: Page: 1

Images of the Sea Wing Wreckage (page 1)
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "National guard Looking for Survivors in the Wreckage of the Steamboat 'Sea Wing', Lake Pepin: Accident on July 13, 1890."
Date: 1890
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Photo Credit: F.G. Wheeler
Call/Reference ID: MHS Photo Collection HE5.7 p14
Negative No.: 2999

Images of the Sea Wing Wreckage (page 2)
Community: Red Wing | Theme: Milestones
Description: Pen drawing of the photograph of the Sea Wing wreckage.
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Daily Pioneer Press
Date: July 15, 1890
Vol.: XXXVII No.: 196 Page: 1

The Strike of 1916

Union Song Book
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Title: "I.W.W. Songs: To Fan the Flames of Discontent."
Author: I.W.W.
Date: December, 1914
Page: 21
Description: Song Title: "Wage Workers Come Join the Union" Sung to the tune "Battle Hymn of the Republic." Joe Hill ed., 8th.
Publisher: I.W.W. Publishing Bureau. 112 Hamilton Ave. Cleveland, Ohio.
Location: MHS Library
Call/Reference ID: M1664.L3 S66 1914

Strikers' Demands
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "What Strikers Are Demanding: The Following Demands are the Demands Made by the I.W.W. Leaders."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Hibbing Daily Tribune
Date: June 28th, 1916.
Vol.: XVII No.: 401 Page: 1

Miners Denied Charity
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Virginia Refuses Charity to Miners."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Duluth News Tribune
Date: June 24th, 1916.
Vol.: 48 No.: 53 Page: 9

Information on a Strikers' Demonstration
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Parade is Orderly."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Duluth News Tribune
Date: June 23rd, 1916.
Vol.: 48 No.: 52 Page: 9

Crossing the Picket Line
Community: Hibbing | Theme: Milestones
Description: "Pickets Threaten Workmen at Mines."
Location: MHS Microfilm
Duluth News Tribune
Date: June 30, 1916.
Vol.: 48 No.: 59 Page: 5

Eva McDonald Valesh

Valesh Describes Her Work
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Eva McDonald Valesh Personal Papers
Description: "The Reminiscences of Eva McDonald Valesh."
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: P39

Valesh Writes About Her Travels
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Albert Dollenmayer Personal Papers
Description: Eva talking about her travels and visits with other Alliance members.
Date: 8/20/1891
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: P1212

Valesh Lists Her Accomplishments
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Albert Dollenmayer Personal Papers
Description: List of Eva's accomplishments
Date: Ca. 1891
Location: MHS State Archives Collection
Call/Reference ID: P1212

One of Valesh's First Articles
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "'Mong Girls Who Toil." One of Eva's first articles about labor conditions.
Location: MHS Microfilm
St. Paul Daily Globe
Date: March 25, 1888
Vol.: X No.: 85 Page: 1

Article About Eva Valesh
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: "Miss Eva Don't Like This." Article about Eva having not been appointed editor of the newspaper.
Location: MHS Microfilm
The Great West Date: Feb. 13, 1891
Vol.: 2 No.: 70 Page: 4

Photograph of Eva McDonald Valesh
Community: St. Anthony | Theme: People
Description: Portrait of Eva McDonald Valesh
Date: ca. 1885
Location: MHS Photographic Collection
Call/Reference ID: por 19276 p1
Negative No.: 92756