Elevator row, Clara City

Elevator row, Clara City

This postcard of "Elevator Row" in Clara City, Minnesota, c.1910, shows one of the major reasons rural people have gone to town since the 1880s: to connect to the railroad to sell grain.

Dan Patch and driver.

Dan Patch and driver.

Dan Patch and driver, c.1904.

Rookwood counter/advertising sign

Rookwood counter/advertising sign

Rookwood tile owned by Henrietta Barclay Paist and used in her studio in St. Paul.

Hand-painted pendant art original

Hand-painted pendant art original

Hand-painted pendant made by Henrietta Barclay Paist between 1920 and 1929.

Two Girls in Green

Two Girls in Green

Description: Two Girls in Green, c.1920. Painted by Henrietta Barclay Paist.

Girl in Blue Dress

Girl in Blue Dress

Girl in a Blue Dress, c.1920. Painted by Henrietta Barclay Paist.

Henrietta Paist and others posed outdoors with a bicycle

Henrietta Paist and others posed outdoors with a bicycle

Henrietta Barclay Paist and others posed outside with a bicycle, c.1905.

Henrietta Paist trade sign

Henrietta Paist trade sign

Henrietta Barclay Paist trade sign, created between 1900 and 1925.

Henrietta Barclay Paist in her studio, Minneapolis

Henrietta Barclay Paist in her studio, Minneapolis

Henrietta Barclay Paist in her studio in Minneapolis, c.1905.

Paist, Henrietta Barclay (1870–1930)

Multi-talented artist, designer, teacher, and author Henrietta Barclay Paist is perhaps best known for her china painting, a popular turn-of-the-century pastime. Born in Red Wing in 1870, she studied ceramics in Germany, watercolor painting in Minneapolis, and design in Chicago before settling in the Twin Cities.

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