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Mississippi River, Brainerd Minnesota, 1870
Mississippi River, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1870
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Street scene, Brainerd Minnesota, 1870
Street scene, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1870
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Front Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1870
Front Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1870
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Headquarters of Northern Pacific Railroad at Brainerd Minnesota, 1872
Headquarters of Northern Pacific Railroad at Brainerd, Minnesota, 1872
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Sanitarium, Northern Pacific Beneficial Association, Brainerd Minnesota, 1883
Sanitarium, Northern Pacific Beneficial Association, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1883
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The Villard Hotel, Brainerd Minnesota, 1886
The Villard Hotel, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1886
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View on Front Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1888
View on Front Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1888
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Northern Pacific Land for Sale in Northern Minnesota, 1894
Northern Pacific Land for Sale in Northern Minnesota, 1894
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First National Bank, Brainerd Minnesota, 1900
First National Bank, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1900
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West Front Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1905
West Front Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1905
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East Front Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1907
East Front Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1907
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Island in the Mississippi River near Brainerd Minnesota, 1907
Island in the Mississippi River at Brainerd, Minnesota, 1907
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High School, Brainerd Minnesota, 1908
High School, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1908
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Mississippi River Dam, Brainerd Minnesota, 1908
Mississippi River Dam, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1908
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YMCA, Brainerd Minnesota, 1908
YMCA, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1908
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North Fourth Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1908
North Fourth Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1908
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Front Street looking west, Brainerd Minnesota, 1909
Front Street looking west, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1909
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Ransford Hotel, Brainerd Minnesota, 1909
Ransford Hotel, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1909
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YMCA and Opera House, Brainerd Minnesota, 1909
YMCA and Opera House, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1909
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St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Post Office, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Post Office, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Government Dam, Pine River near Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Government Dam, Pine River near Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Swedish Baptist Church, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Swedish Baptist Church, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Washington High School, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Washington High School, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Mississippi River, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Mississippi River, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Public Library, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Public Library, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Pulp Mill, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Pulp Mill, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Sixth Street looking south, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Sixth Street looking south, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Dam and pulp mill, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910
Dam and pulp mill, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910
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Bridge across the Mississippi, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910's
Bridge across the Mississippi, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910s
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Northwestern Hospital, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910's
Northwestern Hospital, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910s
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Rice Lake Boat Landing, Brainerd Minnesota, 1910's
Rice Lake Boat Landing, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1910s
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Oak Street looking east, Brainerd Minnesota, 1911
Oak Street looking east, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1911
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Citizens State Bank, Brainerd Minnesota, 1912
Citizens State Bank, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1912
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Iron Exchange Building, Brainerd Minnesota, 1912
Iron Exchange Building, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1912
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St. Joseph's Brainerd Minnesota, 1912
St. Joseph's, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1912
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Northern Pacific Depot, Brainerd Minnesota, 1913
Northern Pacific Depot, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1913
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Northwestern Hospital, Brainerd Minnesota, 1915
Northwestern Hospital, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1915
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Four duplex cement houses, North Sixth and Grove Streets, Brainerd, 1916
Four duplex cement houses, North Sixth and Grove Streets, Brainerd, 1916
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Sixth Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1920's
Sixth Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1920s
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High School, Brainerd Minnesota, 1920's
High School, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1920s
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Elks Building, Brainerd Minnesota, 1920's
Elks Building, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1920s
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Laurel Street South, Brainerd Minnesota, 1920's
Laurel Street South, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1920s
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Northwestern Hospital, Brainerd Minnesota, 1920's
Northwestern Hospital, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1920s
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Northern Pacific Depot, Brainerd Minnesota, 1921
Northern Pacific Depot, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1921
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Interior of St. Francis Catholic Church, Brainerd Minnesota, 1925
Interior of St. Francis Catholic Church, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1925
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Iron Exchange Building, Brainerd Brainerd Minnesota, 1925
Iron Exchange Building, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1925
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Tourist Camp, Brainerd Minnesota, 1925
Tourist Camp, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1925
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Elks Building, Brainerd Brainerd Minnesota, 1927
Elks Building, 6th and Laurel, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1927
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Northern Pacific Depot, Brainerd Minnesota, 1928
Northern Pacific Depot, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1928
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Street scene, Brainerd Minnesota, 1928
6th Street looking South from Front Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1928
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Street scene in downtown Brainerd Minnesota, 1930
Laurel Street looking East from 5th Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1930
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Street scene in downtown Brainerd Minnesota, 1930
Front Street looking East from 6th Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1930
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Pavilion at Breezy Point near Brainerd Minnesota, 1930
Pavilion at Breezy Point near Brainerd, Minnesota, 1930
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Pine Beach Hotel on Gull Lake, Brainerd Minnesota, 1930's
Pine Beach Hotel on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1930s
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Bathing Beach at Lum Park, Brainerd Minnesota, 1935
Bathing Beach at Lum Park, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1935
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Franklin Junior High School, Brainerd Minnesota, 1935
Franklin Junior High School, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1935
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Washington High School, Brainerd Minnesota, 1935
Washington High School, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1935
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Paul Bunyan parade, Brainerd Brainerd Minnesota, 1935
Paul Bunyan parade, Brainerd Brainerd, Minnesota, 1935
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Paul Bunyan parade, Brainerd Brainerd Minnesota, 1935
Paul Bunyan parade, Brainerd Brainerd, Minnesota, 1935
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American Legion convention parade, Brainerd Minnesota, 1936
American Legion convention parade, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1936
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Fire Hall, Brainerd Minnesota, 1936
Fire Hall, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1936
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Main Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1936
6th Street looking North from Maple Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1936
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New Mississippi River Bridge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1937
New Mississippi River Bridge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1937
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Playground and main lodge, Ruttger's Sherwood Forest Lodge on Gull Lake 1937
Playground and main lodge, Ruttger's Sherwood Forest Lodge on Gull Lake 1937
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Grand View Lodge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1938
Grand View Lodge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1938
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Mississippi River Bridge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1938
Mississippi River Bridge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1938
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Dining Room, Ruttger's Pine Beach Lodge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1939
Dining Room, Ruttger's Pine Beach Lodge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1939
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Pine Beach Hotel, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940
Pine Beach Hotel, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940
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Benedix Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940
Benedix Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940
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Benedix Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940
Benedix Resort on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940
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Robert's Pine Beach Hotel on Gull Lake, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940
Robert's Pine Beach Hotel on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940
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St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940
St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940
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Tourist Camp, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940's
Tourist Camp, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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Breezy Point Lodge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940's
Breezy Point Lodge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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Laurel Street looking East, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940's
Laurel Street looking East, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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6th Street from Laurel Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940's
6th Street from Laurel Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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City Hall, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940's
City Hall, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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6th Street looking north, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
6th Street looking north, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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St. Francis Catholic Church, Brainerd Minnesota, 1940's
St. Francis Catholic Church, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1940s
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Paper Mill on Mississippi River, Brainerd Minnesota, 1946
Paper Mill on Mississippi River, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1946
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Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake, Brainerd Minnesota, 1950's
Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1950s
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Roberts Pine Beach Hotel, Brainerd Minnesota, 1942
Roberts Pine Beach Hotel, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1942
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View of Lake Margaret from Inwood Lodge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1942
View of Lake Margaret from Inwood Lodge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1942
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Greetings from Brainerd Minnesota, 1946
Greetings from Brainerd, Minnesota, 1946
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View of downtown Brainerd during its Diamond Jubilee Celebration, 1946
View of downtown Brainerd during its Diamond Jubilee Celebration, 1946
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Northern Pacific railroad shop, Brainerd Minnesota, 1946
Northern Pacific railroad shop, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1946
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Van's Cafe, Brainerd Minnesota, 1947
Van's Cafe, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1947
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First Baptist Church, Brainerd Minnesota, 1948
First Baptist Church, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1948
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Breezy Point Lodge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1948
Breezy Point Lodge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1948
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City Hall and Armory, Brainerd Minnesota, 1950's
City Hall and Armory, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1950s
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Crow Wing County Courthouse, Brainerd Minnesota, 1950's
Crow Wing County Courthouse, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1950s
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Laurel Street looking East, Brainerd Minnesota, 1950's
6th Street looking North from Maple Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1950s
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Paul Bunyan Playground, Brainerd Minnesota, 1950's
Paul Bunyan Playground, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1950s
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Roberts Pine Beach Resort, Brainerd Minnesota, 1953
Roberts Pine Beach Resort, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1953
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St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd Minnesota, 1955
St. Joseph's Hospital, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1955
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6th Street looking North from Maple Street, Brainerd Minnesota, 1960's
6th Street looking North from Maple Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1960s
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Benedix Resort and Pancake House, Brainerd Minnesota, 1960's
Benedix Resort and Pancake House, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1960s
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Aerial view, Brainerd Minnesota, 1960's
Aerial view, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1960s
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River View Motel, Brainerd Minnesota, 1960's
River View Motel, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1960s
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Lost Lake Lodge, Brainerd Minnesota, 1984
Lost Lake Lodge, Brainerd, Minnesota, 1984
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