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Unit 6: Set 6: Capitol Fire - Cornerstones - Photos

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Vice President Curtis puts Mortar under Cornerstone
Vice President Charles Curtis places mortar under the cornerstone on October 8, 1932.
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Selecting the New Cornerstone
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Standing on the New Cornerstone
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Stone mason Hynek Rybnicek, architect Joseph Bell DeRemer, capitol commissioner Ernst Warner, and capitol groundsman Dobson, spent a day east of St. Anthony in rural Morton County looking for the perfect stone from which Rybnicek would carve the 1933 cornerstone. They selected the stone upon which they stand.

Workers Working With New Cornerstone
Workmen set the new cornerstone in
place before the dedication ceremony.
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Laying the New Cornerstone
Governor William Langer applies mortar to
the new cornerstone September 5, 1933.
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