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Execution of the Thirty-Eight Sioux Indians: At Mankato, Minnesota, December 26, 1862.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0181
Abstract

This collection contains one lithograph image of the execution of thirty-eight Sioux Indians at Mankato, Minnesota in December of 1862. The hanging occurred after the Dakota Conflict of 1862.

Dates: Other: December 26, 1862

Hughes, Thomas, 1854 - 1934, and Family. Papers, 1855 - 1946

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0101
Abstract This collection relates primarily to Thomas Hughes a lawyer in Mankato and a lay historian for south-central Minnesota. The majority of the Hughes collection concerns the history of Blue Earth County, Dakota and Winnebago Indians, steamboating on the Minnesota River, Welsh immigrants in Minnesota, and Traverse des Sioux. A few documents depict aspects of Hughes's legal profession, but the majority of documents, newspapers, and photographs pertain to the region's history. Also, the collection...
Dates: 1855 - 1946

MHS (Minnesota Historical Society). Scrapbooks, 1861-1922

 Collection — Container: 27 Microfilm
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1444
Abstract Scrapbooks of clippings compiled from Minnesota newspapers by Minnesota Historical Society staff on a variety of topics relating to Minnesota history, biography, and geographical locations. There appear to be numerous clippings on some topics, including the Dakota Conflict of 1862, the Civil War, Governor John A. Johnson and other prominent Minnesotans, the Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Mankato and other areas of Minnesota beyond the Twin Cities. Volumes 1-74, 76-83,...
Dates: 1861-1922

Mills, Lucius Denning, 1848 - 1936 and Others. "Reminiscences of Pioneer Life [1848 - 1933]." Reminiscences, 1933

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0119
Abstract The Lucius Denning Mills collection holds a typed copy of an unpublished manuscript entitled “Reminiscences of Pioneer Life” compiled by Mills. Mills recalled his family living in Illinois before migrating to the area around Garden City, Minnesota. Also, he discussed living conditions in Mankato, Minnesota for the year 1854, the Dakota Conflict and subsequent mass hanging in Mankato, and the hardships and joys experienced by pioneers on the Minnesota frontier during the...
Dates: 1933