The World of Work: History of Work in Minnesota



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Minnesota land was
a common practice.
This depiction of
“A prairie home”
was included in the
publication “Where to
Emigrate and Why”
by Frederick B. Goddard
in 1869.

Workers in a New Land


Idyllic landscape

A prairie home.

Minnesota Historical Society

Immigrant Train

Special C.B. & Q. train for Hollanders at
Pullman Avenue Station. They were brought
to this country by Francis H. Murray, 1910.

Minnesota Historical Society

Immigrant Family

Family of recent immigrants, ca 1920

U of M Immigration History Research Center
and the Minnesota Historical Society


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