Dan Patch and driver

Dan Patch and driver

Dan Patch and driver, c.1904.

Dan Patch

Sired by a champion pacer and born in 1896, Dan Patch was bred to be a racehorse. At first glance, though, his chances didn't look too good. He had long legs, knobby knees, and worst of all, a sweet disposition—not considered an asset in the hypercompetitive world of harness racing.

Statue of John S. Pillsbury

Statue of John S. Pillsbury

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

Statue of John S. Pillsbury; students on attached bench

Statue of John S. Pillsbury; students on attached bench

Statue of John S. Pillsbury, 1904. Photograph by Sweet.

Governor John S. Pillsbury and friends at State Fair

Governor John S. Pillsbury and friends at State Fair

Governor John S. Pillsbury and friends at the State Fair, c.1900.

Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson

Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson

Mahala Fisk Pillsbury with her mother, daughter, and grandson, c.1888. Photograph by Arthur B. Rugg.

Governor John S. Pillsbury

Governor John S. Pillsbury

Governor John S. Pillsbury, c.1888. Photograph by Arthur B. Rugg.

John S. Pillsbury

John S. Pillsbury

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

John S. Pillsbury home

John S. Pillsbury home

John S. Pillsbury Home, 1005 Fifth Street Southeast, Minneapolis, c.1885. Photograph by William H. Jacoby.

John S. Pillsbury sign

John S. Pillsbury sign

A wood-framed, glass-plated sign that hung in the Minnesota governor's office from 1876 to 1884.

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