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Exhibit rendering

3 images are also available from the University of Minnesota digital database.



Announcement of Competition from The Western Architect, January, 1914 (20, 1), p.3:

Following the farmhouse competition of last year for which prizes were given by the Minnesota State Art Commission Director, Maurice I. Flagg announces a competition for a "model village house" and for the arrangement and planting of the yard of the farmhouse designed last year. These are special competitions and made part of the program of the tenth annual exhibition of the commission in which the total prizes are given by the State for the best examples in the arts of architecture, sculpture, painting, etc., of which Lorado Taft, Ralph Clarkson, Walter M. Chute and Miss Bessie Bennett form the jury of selection and also of award. The entries close on February 1st.


An entry by Jerome Paul Jackson later published by the commission

research courtesy mark hammons