heldon Aubut's Minneapolis History

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Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Known as the "Fifth Avenue of the North-west", Nicollet Ave. is noted for its fine, modern stores furnishing merchandise gathered from all over the world along with products made in Minneapolis.

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

The New Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn.
The New Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn.

"Headquarters Old Colony Club, Rotary Club, Traffic Club of Minneapolis, Kiwanis Club"

New Nicollet Hotel, Minneapolis
The Northwest's Finest Hotel
A New $3,500,000 Hotel.  600 Rooms with Bath or connecting. 3 Blocks from Stations, Retail and Wholesale Centers

E. C. Kropp Col, Milwaukee

postmarked 1934

Post Office and Guaranty Loan Building, Minneapolis, Minn.
Post Office and Guaranty Loan Building, Minneapolis, Minn.

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

Post Office Building, Minnesota, Minnesota
Post Office Building, Minnesota, Minnesota

"This building contains 362 thousand square feet of floor area.  It was completed in 1934 at a cost of five million dollars.  Building was occupied March 1st, 1935."

Published by Little Press, Inc. Minneapolis, Minn.

postmarked 1968

Powers Mercantile Company, Minneapolis, Minn.
Powers Mercantile Company, Minneapolis, Minn.

Jno T. Faber Publisher, Milwaukee, Wis. Made in Germany

Postmarked 1908

Skyline, Minneapolis, Minn.
Skyline, Minneapolis, Minn.

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

 

A Bunch of Skyscrapers, Minneapolis Minn
A Bunch of Skyscrapers, Minneapolis Minn

postmarked 1908

Minnesota State Soldiers Home
Minnesota State Soldiers Home

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

 

Minnesota State Soldiers' Home, Minneapolis, Minn.
Minnesota State Soldiers' Home, Minneapolis, Minn.

H. A. Olson Specialty Col, Publisher, St. Paul, Made in U.S.A.

St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge and Exposition Building, Minneapolis, Minn.
St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge and Exposition Building, Minneapolis, Minn.

V. O. Hammon Pub. Col, Chicago

St. Anthony Falls, From Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.
St. Anthony Falls, From Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.

V. O. Hammon Pub. Col, Minneapolis and Chicago

postmarked 1906

Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls and milling district, Minneapolis Minn.
Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls and milling district, Minneapolis Minn.

V. O. Hammon Pub. Col, Minneapolis and Chicago

postmarked 1906

Minneapolis, St. Anthonys Falls.
Minneapolis, St. Anthonys Falls.

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

postmarked 1909

Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls and Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.
Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Falls and Milling District, Minneapolis, Minn.

V. O. Hammon Pub. Col, Minneapolis and Chicago

postmarked 1915

Syndicate Block, M'p'l's.
Syndicate Block, M'p'l's.

Copyright by Sweet, Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Selling Co.

postmarked 1907

Syndicate Building, Minneapolis, Minn
Syndicate Building, Minneapolis, Minn

Pub. by the Acmegraph Co., Chicago

postmarked 1914

City of Lakes and Parks - Third Ave. Bridge, Showing Milling Section, Minneapolis, Minn.
City of Lakes and Parks - Third Ave. Bridge, Showing Milling Section, Minneapolis, Minn.

"Third Ave. Bridge
A graceful concrete structure spanning the Mississippi river just above St. Anthony Falls, which converts the water power into electricity to run the flour mills located on the edge of the banks."

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

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

Governmental Inspection, Cadet Corps, University of Minnesota
Governmental Inspection, Cadet Corps, University of Minnesota

R. Steinman & Co., Publishers, Saint Paul, Minn.       

City of Lakes and Parks, Air View of University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.
City of Lakes and Parks, Air View of University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

 

University Avenue, Minneapolis
University Avenue, Minneapolis

About 1910

Woman's Building, Soldiers' Home, Twin Cities, Minn.
Woman's Building, Soldiers' Home, Twin Cities, Minn.

postmarked 1909

Y.M.C.A., Minneapolis, Minn.
Y.M.C.A., Minneapolis, Minn.

postmarked 1915

Minneapolis, Minn., Lake Harriet and Pavilion
Minneapolis, Minn., Lake Harriet and Pavilion

F. W. Woolworth & Co., Minneapolis, Minn., Made in Germany

Foshay Tower, Minneapolis, Minn.
Foshay Tower, Minneapolis, Minn.

"This building, fashioned after the Washington Monument, can be seen for miles around Minneapolis.  Many shops and business offices are located in this thirty story building."

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

Greyhound Bus Depot, Minneapolis, Minn.
Greyhound Bus Depot, Minneapolis, Minn.

"This new and modern Bus Depot is the terminal point daily for thousands of people traveling to and from all sections of the United States."

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

New Post Office, Minneapolis, Minn.
New Post Office, Minneapolis, Minn.

"A $4,000,000 Federal building of artistic architectural distinction facing Pioneer Square on the banks of the Mississippi River adjacent to the main business district of the city."

postmarked 1941

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

Skyline, Minneapolis, Minn.
Skyline, Minneapolis, Minn.

"Looking north from Tenth Street at the skyline of Minneapolis, commercial, cultural, financial and educational center of the Northwest."

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

3rd Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.
3rd Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis, Minn.
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