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MASONIC TEMPLE ON HENNEPIN AVENUE DECORATED FOR SHRINE WEEK
Temple is decorated in flags and bunting for Shrine Week. Unique Theater is to right. West Hotel is at far right. Gluek Brewing is at far left. Owl Drug is at bottom left. Brown Liquor was at 216 Nicollet Ave. It has a billboard up at left. Chancellor Cigars and White Sewing Machines also have large signs. Temple is now (1980's) Hennepin Center for the Arts.

Order No. BR0225

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave at 6th St Mpls Mn
View: Exterior Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: 1908
Decade: 1900s
Name(s):  Brown, Jonas F.
Gage, J.F.
Moore, J.T. (Dr)
Subject(s):  Advertising
Automobiles
Clubs and Lodges
Dr J.T. Moore Doctor Office
Folk Sculpture
Gluek Brewing Company
J.F. Gage Office Furniture Company
Jonas F. Brown Liquor Store
Masonic Temple
Owl Drug Store
Shriners Club
Unique Theater
West Hotel
White Sewing Machine Store


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ONE OF THE FIRST ELECTRIC AUTOMOBILES IN MINNEAPOLIS
Sturgis is the car owner. Photo taken on April 14, 1896. Sturgis and Haskell are in the front, the others are behind. Front entry of the hotel is visible. Crowd of men are looking at the car. Car was exhibited at the 1896 Bicycle Show held in the Exposition Building. This car was invented by an Iowan named Morrison who sold it to Sturgis.

Order No. BR0233

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave near 5th St Mpls MN
View: Portrait
Format: neg
Year: 1896
Decade: 1890s
Name(s):  Haskell, W.E.
Lynn, W.H.
Olson, S.E.
Sturgis, Harold
Swift, Lucian
Subject(s):  Bicycles
Electric Automobiles
Mens Hats
West Hotel


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DELEGATES AT A CONVENTION POSED IN FRONT OF THE WEST HOTEL IN MINNEAPOLIS
Delegates are posed on the hotel steps. One man is holding a paper with the name of the organization, but it is not legible.

Order No. BR1109

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave at 5th St Mpls MN
View: Portrait
Format: neg
Year: circa 1903
Decade: 1900s
Subject(s):  Beards and Mustaches
Meetings
Mens Hats
Neckties
Organizations
West Hotel
Womens Hats


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THE WEST HOTEL ON 5TH AND HENNEPIN IN MINNEAPOLIS
Horse railroad car of the Twin City Rapid Transit Company is passing in front of the hotel on Hennepin. Note the new trees protected by stakes in foreground.

Order No. D21

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave at 5th St Mpls MN
Photographer: Mortimer, F.L.
View: Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: between 1884 1888
Decade: 1880s
Subject(s):  Carriages
Horse Streetcars
Trees in Cities
Twin City Rapid Transit Company
West Hotel


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LOOKING NORTH ON HENNEPIN AVENUE FROM 7TH STREET
Businesses are named on the left hand side of the street then on the right.

Order No. M0098

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave looking north at 7th St Mpls MN
View: Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: circa 1920
Decade: 1910s 1920s
Name(s):  Carpenter, J.T. (Dr)
Subject(s):  Automobiles
Billiard Parlors
Busy Bee Tailor Shop
Clubs and Lodges
Dr J.T. Carpenter Dentist Office
Dryers Bowling Alley
Grand Theater
Majestic Hotel
Masonic Temple
New Grand Lunch Restaurant
Plymouth Building
Streetlights
West Hotel
Winter Garden Ballroom


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AERIAL VIEW OF A CIRCUS PARADE ON HENNEPIN AVENUE LOOKING SOUTH
Buildings named from far right to the background. Parade is just rounding the corner of 6th St. Photo taken from the top of the Lumber Exchange Building.

Order No. M0099

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave looking south from 6th St Mpls MN
View: Skyline Aerial Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: 1889
Decade: 1880s
Subject(s):  Circus Parades
Clubs and Lodges
Cupolas
First Baptist Church
Holmes Hotel
Lyceum Theater
Masonic Temple
Minneapolis Public Library
Spires
West Hotel


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WEST HOTEL ON HENNEPIN AVENUE AND 5TH STREET
Unique Theater is at far left. Cream of Wheat building is at far right with columned front.

Order No. M0193

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave at 5th St Mpls MN
View: Exterior
Format: neg
Decade: 1900s 1910s
Subject(s):  Automobiles
Cobblestone Roads
Cream of Wheat Building
Streetlights
Unique Theater
West Hotel


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MINNEAPOLIS STREET SCENE

Order No. M0304

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: 7h St from Hennepin Ave to Harmon Pl Mpls MN
View: Cityscape Exterior
Format: neg
Year: 1936
Decade: 1930s
Subject(s):  620 Club
Automobiles
Grand Central Meats
Hotel Majestic
Men's hats
Streetlights
West Hotel
Women's hats


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HENNEPIN AVENUE AT 6TH STREET LOOKING NORTH
Businesses named from left to right. Note milk wagon at bottom right. Date based on construction of Plymouth Building 1910-11.

Order No. M0505

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave at 6th St Mpls MN
View: Cityscape
Format: neg
Year: circa 1911
Decade: 1910s
Name(s):  Keeler, R.S.
Subject(s):  Advertising
Cupolas
Delivery Wagons
Draft Horses
Electric Streetcars
Loomis Gas Light Specialty Company
Masonic Temple
Milk Delivery
Plymouth Building
R.S. Keeler Clothing Store
Signs
Soda Fountains
Unique Theater
West Hotel
White Sewing Machine Store


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HENNEPIN AVENUE LOOKING NORTH FROM 7TH STREET
Businesses named go down the left side then the right. Plymouth Building is under construction, note scaffolding near the top. Part of WPA photograph collection

Order No. M0905

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  Neighborhood: Central
Address: Hennepin Ave at 7th St Mpls MN
Photographer: Busch
View: Cityscape
Source: WPA photograph collection
Format: 5 x 7 neg
Year: 1936
Decade: 1930s
Subject(s):  620 Club
Advertising
Automobiles
Clubs and Lodges
Cocoanut Grove Club
Construction Equipment
Grand Central Market
Hennepin Fruit Market
Hotel Majestic
Liggett Drugstore
Masonic Temple
New Grand Theater
Plymouth Building
Police
Signs
Traffic Signs and Symbols
West Hotel

 

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