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October 24, 2015

37 Amazing Vintage Photos Show Street Scenes of Minneapolis in the 1920s-30s

Here below are some amazing vintage photos showing street scenes of Minneapolis in the 1920s-30s.

Beer wagon, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1939

Bootblack's stand, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1937

Boston Block Department Store, 300 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 27 December 1936

Chicago Hotel in Minneapolis, 1920

Christmas decorations at 7th Street and Nicollet Avenue. Dayton department store on left, 1920s

Christmas decorations at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, 1925

Directing traffic the Minneapolis way, 1923

Fight between teamsters and police, Minneapolis, June 1934

Gas station in Minneapolis, December 1937

Gateway Park, the heart of skid row, Minneapolis, September 1939

Gateway Park, the heart of skid row; Minneapolis, Minnesota, 6 July 1937

Goodwill store and Mission church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1937

Hennepin Avenue at South Tenth Street, Minneapolis, 1934

Hennepin Avenue from Sixth Street looking north, Minneapolis, 1920

Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, ca. 1920s

Horse racing on lake of the Isles, Minneapolis, 1929

Looking up Nicollet from Fourth Street south, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 14 January 1937

Miller's restaurant, 126 Washington Avenue south, Minneapolis, January 16, 1920

Minneapolis Mayor George E. Leach points out a good place to get run down by a car, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1925

Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1925

Miss Minnesota over Nicollet Mall, 1938

Newspaper row, Fourth Street south near Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1927

Orpheum Theater (still very much in use), 910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 1933

Passengers boarding a street car at Hennepin and 9th, Minneapolis, ca. 1920s

Pawnshop in Gateway District, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1939

Pawnshops and secondhand stores, Minneapolis, 1939

Policeman with boy at Thirty-Sixth Street and Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1925

Sixth and Nicollet in the rain, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1924

Skid row, Minneapolis, August 1937

Snowplow owned by Jefferson Transportation Company, Minneapolis, 1925

South Sixth Street, near Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 1925

Southwest corner of Snelling and University, St. Paul, Minneapolis, 1932

The heart of downtown, Seventh and Hennepin, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1920

West hotel, Minneapolis, 1927

Workers marching through Minneapolis Loop in observance of May Day chanting, 1937

404 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1931

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