Black and white photograph of Florence Macbeth taken c.1915-1920.

Florence Macbeth seated at piano

Photograph of Florence Macbeth taken c.1915–1920.

Black and white studio portrait of Florence Macbeth, 1917.

Studio portrait of Florence Macbeth

Autographed studio portrait of Florence Macbeth, 1917.

Black and white publicity photograph of Florence Macbeth taken on June 24, 1913.

Florence Macbeth

Publicity photograph of Florence Macbeth taken on June 24, 1913.

Macbeth, Florence Mary (1889–1966)

Mankato-born Florence Macbeth won international acclaim as an operatic soprano during the 1910s and 1920s. Known as "the Minnesota nightingale," Macbeth made hundreds of concert and recital appearances during her career. She toured the U.S. with the Chicago Opera Company for fourteen years before retiring from singing in the 1930s.

Tinted color postcard of High bridge c.1905.

High bridge, St. Paul

Tinted postcard of High bridge c.1905.

Oil-on-canvas painting of steamboats traveling the Mississippi River. Painted by Ferdinand Richardt in 1857.

View on the Mississippi River

Oil-on-canvas painting of steamboats traveling the Mississippi River. Painted by Ferdinand Richardt in 1857.

Oil-on-canvas painting of Fort Snelling. Painted by Alexis Jean Fournier in 1888.

Fort Snelling

Oil-on-canvas painting of Fort Snelling. Painted by Alexis Jean Fournier in 1888.

Landscape watercolor on paper by Edwin Whitefield painted, c.1856–1859.

One mile above Shakopee looking over the valley of the Minnesota River

Landscape watercolor on paper by Edwin Whitefield painted, c.1856–1859.

Oil-on-canvas painting of Henry H. Sibley, 1860.

Henry H. Sibley

Oil-on-canvas painting of Henry H. Sibley by Thomas Cantwell Healy, 1860.

MN90: F. Scott Fitzgerald — the voice of his generation

St. Paulite F. Scott Fitzgerald is considered one of America’s greatest authors. MN90 producer Marisa Helms speaks with Minnesota writer Patricia Hampl who says though Fitzgerald’s reputation was solidified in more glamorous places like New York and Europe, Fitzgerald always had a romance with the Midwest, and his Midwest was St. Paul.

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