Scaffolding at the front entrance to the Capitol

Scaffolding at the front entrance to the Capitol

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Original description on print: “Main Front Entrance, Minnesota State Capitol, May 1, 1900.” A passing wagon accidentally pulled down the scaffolding (upper right), causing Albert Swanson to fall to his death and Frank Thiery to break his leg. Photograph album, May 1896–November 1905 (+Reserve 47, Box 1). Minnesota Board of State Capitol Commissioners records, 1892–1914.

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Minnesota Historical Society

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