Sheldon Aubut's Minneapolis History

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From the Margaret Marriott Collection

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U. S. Government Dam and Locks and Ford Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.
U. S. Government Dam and Locks and Ford Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.

"Government Dam and Locks and Ford Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.
Through these locks pass the Mississippi river Boats and barges laden with coal, oil and industrial machinery.  The head of navigation is at Minneapolis Municipal Dock via Washington Ave. South."

St. Marie's, Gopher News Co., Minneapolis, Minn.

postmarked 1954

Four Busy Corners in Minneapolis
Four Busy Corners in Minneapolis

postmarked 1911

Francis Drake Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Francis Drake Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota

"Finest SMALLER Hotel in Minneapolis
HOTEL FRANCIS DRAKE
10th Street at 5th Avenue South
200 rooms and Kitchenette Apts.  -- each having private bath -- for the transient and permanent guest.
Air-Conditioned Lobby and Coffee Shop.
RATES: (Single) $3.50 per day and up

Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T. Art-Colortone" post card

postmarked Tampa FL 1955

East From Fountain, Gateway Park, Minneapolis, Minn.
East From Fountain, Gateway Park, Minneapolis, Minn.

postmarked 1923

Gateway Park and Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn
Gateway Park and Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn

Quality Line, Bloom Bros. Co. Minneapolis

Gateway Park and Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn.
Gateway Park and Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn.

Gateway Park and Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn.
Gateway Park houses the Gateway Tourist Bureau of the Minneapolis Civic and Commerce Association., where visitors may secure information about points of interest and travel conditions.
To the left of the Nicollet Hotel, is Nicollet Avenue, known as the "Fifth Avenue of the Northwest" where many important mercantile establishments and smart shops are to be found.  To the right is Hennepin Avenue, where the theaters and other fine retail stores are located.

St. Marie's, Gopher News Co., Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.
Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C. T. Art-Colortone" Post Card

Great Northern Station, Minneapolis, Minn.
Great Northern Station, Minneapolis, Minn.

Pub. by the Co-Mo Co., Minneapolis, Minn.

postmarked 1928

Hennepin Avenue Looking North From 6th St., Minneapolis, Minn.
Hennepin Avenue Looking North From 6th St., Minneapolis, Minn.

V.O. Hammon Pub. Co., Minneapols and Chicago

 

The Narrows, Lake Minnetonka, near Minneapolis, Minn.
The Narrows, Lake Minnetonka, near Minneapolis, Minn.

Curt Teich & Col, Inc., Chicago, U.S.A. 1939

Hotel Radisson, Minneapolis, Minn.
Hotel Radisson, Minneapolis, Minn.

E. C. Kropp Co, Milwaukee

Lumber Exchange, Minneapolis, Minn.
Lumber Exchange, Minneapolis, Minn.

V.O. Hammon Pub. Co., Minneapols and Chicago

 

Masonic Temple, Minneapolis, Minn.
Masonic Temple, Minneapolis, Minn.

Made in Germany, A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York

postmarked 1908

 

The Masonic Temple, Minneapolis, Minn.
The Masonic Temple, Minneapolis, Minn.

The Rotograph Co. N. Y. City, printed in Germany

postmarked 1915

Minneapolis, Minn., View in Loring Park showing Hotel Plaza
Minneapolis, Minn., View in Loring Park showing Hotel Plaza

June 1907

Memorial Stadium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
Memorial Stadium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

Curt Teich & Col, Inc., Chicago, U.S.A. 1939

 

The Milling District by Moonlight over the Ice-Bound Mississippi, Minneapolis, Minn.
The Milling District by Moonlight over the Ice-Bound Mississippi, Minneapolis, Minn.

V.O. Hammon Pub. Co., Minneapols and Chicago

 

Minneapolis, Minn., The Milling District, West Side Mills.
Minneapolis, Minn., The Milling District, West Side Mills.

"Twenty-one of the twenty-two flour mills, whose product early made Minneapolis famous, are situated in this group and are operated by power generated by St. Anthony Falls."

The Hugh C. Leighton Co, Manufacturers, Portland, ME., U.S.A.
Made in Germany

postmarked 1912

Flour Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn., Largest in the World
Flour Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn., Largest in the World

postmarked 1912

Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.
Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.

H. A. Olson Specialty Co., Publishers, St. Paul, Minn.

postmarked 1934

Flour Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.
Flour Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.

Made in Germany, A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York

postmarked 1910

St. Anthony Falls and Part of Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.
St. Anthony Falls and Part of Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.

 

Minneapolis, Stone Arch Bridge and Flour Mills
Minneapolis, Stone Arch Bridge and Flour Mills

Raphael Tuck & Sons' Post Card Series No 2201, "Minneapolis".  Art Publishers to their Majesties the King and Queen

Nicollet Avenue from Third Street, Minneapolis, Minn.
Nicollet Avenue from Third Street, Minneapolis, Minn.

postmarked 1914

Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, Minn.
Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, Minn.

E. C. Kropp Co, Milwaukee

postmarked 1906

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