Statue of John S. Pillsbury

Statue of John S. Pillsbury

Close-up, statue of John S. Pillsbury, 1914-1915. Photograph by Charles J. Hibbard.

John S. Pillsbury

John S. Pillsbury

Official Governor's Portrait of John S. Pillsbury, 1887. Painted by artist John Antrobus.

William Rush Merriam

William Rush Merriam

Official Governor's Portrait of William R. Merriam, 1890–1895. Painted by artist Adolf Muller-Ury.

A color postcard of National Farmers Bank of Owatonna, c.1920

National Farmers Bank of Owatonna

A color postcard showing the National Farmers Bank of Owatonna, c.1920.

Hiawatha and Minnehaha, by Jacob Fjelde

Jacob Fjelde's sculpture Hiawatha and Minnehaha has stood in Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis since the early twentieth century. Now a popular fixture of the park, its placement there was originally controversial.

Schubert Club

Founded in 1882, the Schubert Club is one of the oldest existing arts organizations in the country. It has had a significant impact on the cultural life of St. Paul, supporting music education and hosting concerts featuring well-respected local, national, and international musicians.

Eastman, Charles Alexander (Ohiyesa), (1858–1939)

Famed author and lecturer Charles Eastman was raised in a traditional Dakota manner until age fifteen, when he entered Euro-American culture at his father's request. He spent the rest of his life moving between American Indian and white American worlds, achieving renown but never financial security.

Walker, Thomas Barlow (T.B.), (1840–1928)

Thomas Barlow (T.B.) Walker worked his way through school and into Minnesota's lumber industry, where he became unusually successful. He later helped found two of Minneapolis's significant cultural organizations, the Public Library System and the Walker Art Center.

Archbishop John Ireland

Archbishop John Ireland

Archbishop John Ireland, c.1910. Artist unknown.

David M. Clough

David M. Clough

Official Governor's Portrait of D.M. Clough, 1898. Painting by artist Herbert Conner.

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