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Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota

This image shows the main cataract of Minnehaha Falls, with an excerpt of the poem “Hiawatha” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card

The description states:

MINNEHAHA FALLS

Located in Minnehaha Park in South Minneapolis, Minnehaha Falls, made famous in Longfellow’s “Hiawatha”, tumbles into a deep glen of woodland beauty below.

Minnehaha Park and the associated creek and falls are part of the Mississippi National River and Recreational Area, extending along large portions of the Mississippi River in Minnesota.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.

Native American Statue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

This image shows a life-sized statue of the legendary American Indians Hiawatha and Minnehaha, 

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card

The description states:

HIAWATHA AND MINNEHAHA STATUE.

MINNEHAHA PARK, MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.

This statue, immortalized by Longfellow in his poem “The Song of Hiawatha” is located just above Minnehaha Falls, a few yards from the beautiful Mississippi River Gorge.

Hiawatha was a founder of the Iroquois Confederacy. Minnehaha, however, is fictional, from the poem noted above.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.

Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota

This image shows the original building of the Mayo Foundation, now known as the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card

There is no description on the back of this card.

The Mayo Clinic is known world-wide for its efforts to treat advanced medical problems, and employs over 4,700 physicians.

This image likely dates from the 1940s.