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Beltrami County Court House, Bemidji Minnesota, 1906
Beltrami County Court House, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1906
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General View, Bemidji Minnesota, 1908
General View, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1908
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Crookston Lumber Company, Bemidji Minnesota, 1908
Crookston Lumber Company, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1908
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City dock, Bemidji Minnesota, 1909
City dock, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1909
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High School, Bemidji Minnesota, 1909
High School, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1909
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Bemidji Lumber Company, Bemidji Minnesota, 1910
Bemidji Lumber Company, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910
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Crookston Lumber Company, Bemidji Minnesota, 1910
Crookston Lumber Company, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910
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Birds Eye View of Bemidji Minnesota, 1910
Birds Eye View of Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910
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Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1910's
Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910s
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Third Street, Bemidji Minnesota, 1910's
Third Street, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910s
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Central High School, Bemidji Minnesota, 1910's
Central High School, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910s
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Great Northern Depot, Bemidji Minnesota, 1910's?
Great Northern Depot, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1910s?
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Main Street looking east, Bemidji Minnesota, 1911
Main Street looking east, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1911
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Birds Eye View, Bemidji Minnesota, 1912
Birds Eye View, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1912
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Advertising postcard for The Bargain Store, Bemidji Minnesota, 1912
Advertising postcard for The Bargain Store, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1912
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Beltrami Avenue, Bemidji Minnesota, 1913
Beltrami Avenue, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1913
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Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1915
Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1915
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Bemidji (Images of America) Bemidji (Images of America)
Bemidji links its early history to that of Shay-now-ish-kung, or Chief Bemidji, who lived with his family on the shores of the lovely lake bearing his name. After the Carson brothers opened their trading post in 1888, logging flourished and lumber camps boomed. Bemidji was incorporated in 1896, and the railroad reached the town in 1898. Hotels, businesses, and saloons mushroomed near the railroad tracks. Saloons and a brisk nightlife kept Bemidji in the news until federal agent W.E. "Pussyfoot" Johnson and his deputies closed the saloons and made it a more respectable place to live. Early settlers took advantage of the beautiful shoreline to develop summer hotels and parks. Kodak reported that the spot where the statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox stand is the second-most-photographed tourist attraction in the United States.
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Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1918
Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1918
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Post Office, Bemidji Minnesota, 1918
Post Office, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1918
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Minnesota Avenue, Bemidji Minnesota, 1920
Minnesota Avenue, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1920
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Third Street looking west, Bemidji Minnesota, 1920's
Third Street looking west, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1920s
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Beltrami Avenue, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1921
Beltrami Avenue, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1921
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High School, Bemidji Minnesota, 1922
High School, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1922
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Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1923
Birchmont Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1923
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"Shoot the Chutes" on Lake Bemidji, Bemidji Minnesota, 1924
"Shoot the Chutes" on Lake Bemidji, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1924
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Birchmont Beach Hotel Cottages, Lake Bemidji, Bemidji Minnesota, 1925
Birchmont Beach Hotel Cottages, Lake Bemidji, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1925
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Post Office, Bemidji Minnesota, 1925
Post Office, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1925
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Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1928
Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1928
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Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1930's
Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1930s
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Dormitory, Normal School, Bemidji Minnesota, 1930's?
Dormitory, Normal School, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1930s
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Library, Bemidji Minnesota, 1930's
Library, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1930s
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Club House and Golf Course, Bemidji Minnesota, 1933
Club House and Golf Course, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1933
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Fireplace of States Building, Bemidji Minnesota, 1938
Fireplace of States Building, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1938
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Beltrami Avenue, Bemidji Minnesota, 1938
Beltrami Avenue, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1938
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Fireplace of States, Bemidji Minnesota, 1938
Fireplace of States, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1938
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Paul Bunyan at a used car dealer, Bemidji Minnesota, 1939
Paul Bunyan at a used car dealer, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1939
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Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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Paul Bunyan and Babe, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
Paul Bunyan and Babe, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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3rd Street Business Section, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
3rd Street Business Section, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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3rd Street, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
3rd Street, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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Fireplace of States, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
Fireplace of States, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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Stadium at State Teachers College, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
Stadium at State Teachers College, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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Gymnasium at State Teachers College, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
Gymnasium at State Teachers College, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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Bemidji High School Auditorium, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's?
Bemidji High School Auditorium, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s?
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Boat Dock at Yourg's Bay View Resort on Turtle River Lake, Bemidji Minnesota, 1940's
Boat Dock at Yourg's Bay View Resort on Turtle River Lake, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1940s
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Log Cabin Court, Bemidji Minnesota, 1941
Log Cabin Court, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1941
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Log Cabin Court, Bemidji Minnesota, 1941
Log Cabin Court, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1941
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Greetings from Bemidji Minnesota Postcard, 1944
Greetings from Bemidji, Minnesota Postcard, 1944
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Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1947
Birchmont Beach Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1947
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Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji Minnesota, 1948
Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1948
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First State Bridge over Mississippi River at Bemidji Minnesota, 1948
First State Bridge over Mississippi River at Bemidji, Minnesota, 1948
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Third Street Cafe, Bemidji Minnesota, 1950
Third Street Cafe, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1950
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The Lakeside Motel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1950's
The Lakeside Motel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1950s
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Markham Motel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1950's
Markham Motel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1950s
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Joe's Lodge on Lake Andrusia, Bemidji Minnesota, 1950's
Joe's Lodge on Lake Andrusia, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1950s
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Aerial view, Bemidji Minnesota, 1952
Aerial view, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1952
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Museum of Natural History, Bemidji Minnesota, 1952
Museum of Natural History, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1952
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Dining room at Swedmark Lodge on Lake Andrusia, Bemidji Minnesota, 1952
Dining room at Swedmark Lodge on Lake Andrusia, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1952
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The Paul Bunyan Playground, Bemidji Minnesota, 1953
The Paul Bunyan Playground, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1953
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Lakefront at Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Lakefront at Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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4th and Beltrami, Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
4th and Beltrami, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Midway Seaplane Base, Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Midway Seaplane Base, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Town and Country Club, Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Town and Country Club, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Wildlife Museum in Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Wildlife Museum in Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Paul Bunyan Motel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Paul Bunyan Motel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Markham Hotel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Markham Hotel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Lakeside Motel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Lakeside Motel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Billboard on US Highway 71 near Bemidji Minnesota, 1954
Billboard on US Highway 71 near Bemidji, Minnesota, 1954
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Street scene, Bemidji Minnesota, 1955
Street scene, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1955
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Beach Scene at Lake Bemidji State Park, Bemidji Minnesota, 1956
Beach Scene at Lake Bemidji State Park, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1956
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Morell's Chippewa Indian Trading Post, Bemidji Minnesota, 1957
Morell's Chippewa Indian Trading Post, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1957
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Beltrami Avenue and 3rd Street, Bemidji Minnesota, 1960
Beltrami Avenue and 3rd Street, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1960
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Band Clinic at Bemidji State Teachers College, Bemidji Minnesota, early 1960's
Band Clinic at Bemidji State Teachers College, Bemidji, Minnesota, early 1960s
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Aerial view, Bemidji State College, Bemidji Minnesota, early 1960's
Aerial view, Bemidji State College, Bemidji, Minnesota, early 1960s
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Street scene, Bemidji Minnesota, early 1960's
Street scene, Bemidji, Minnesota, early 1960s
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Bemidji Hospital, Bemidji Minnesota, early 1960's
Bemidji Hospital, Bemidji, Minnesota, early 1960s
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Paul Bunyan and Babe The Blue Ox, Bemidji Minnesota, early 1960's
Paul Bunyan and Babe The Blue Ox, Bemidji, Minnesota, early 1960s
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Aerial View of Bemidji Minnesota, 1960's
Aerial View of Bemidji, Minnesota, 1960s
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Edgewater Motel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1960's
Edgewater Motel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1960s
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Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge on Lake Bemidji, Bemidji Minnesota, 1960's
Ruttger's Birchmont Lodge on Lake Bemidji, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1960s
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Street scene, Bemidji Minnesota, 1941
Street scene, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1961
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Multiple views of Bemidji Minnesota, 1961
Multiple views of Bemidji, Minnesota, 1961
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Paul Bunyan Amusement Park, Bemidji Minnesota, 1965
Paul Bunyan Amusement Park, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1965
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Paul Bunyan Motel, Bemidji Minnesota, 1967
Paul Bunyan Motel, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1967
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Paul Bunyan and Babe, his Blue Ox, on Lake Bemidji, Bemidji Minnesota, 1969
Paul Bunyan and Babe, his Blue Ox, on Lake Bemidji, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1969
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Morell's Trading Post, Bemidji Minnesota, 1970
Morell's Trading Post, Bemidji, Minnesota, 1970
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