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New Library Resource Available - Military Records from Fold3! - September 25th, 2014
Fold3, formerly Footnote, is often considered the premiere tool for online access to military records. The MNHS Library has just started a subscription, so researchers in the Reading Room will have ...
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Toys! - May 22nd, 2014
Learn about the new exhibit Toys and about which iconic toys from the '50s, '60s, and '70s were invented right here in Minnesota. Will your favorites be among them?
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1919 Fire Truck at MN State Fair - August 21st, 2014
Every year we lend our 1919 Ford Model T Fire Truck to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for the MN State Fair Parade. It is one of a very few vehicles that we keep maintained in running c...
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Nemadji Vase - October 2nd, 2014
Clay vase made by Nemadji Pottery of Minnesota. Circa 1950-70.
For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this vase in our collections database.
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- Civil War Daybook - view all
Diary entry by Matthew Marvin - October 1, 1864 - October 1st, 2014
Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Corporal in the 1st Minnesota Regiment who was wounded at Gettysburg. Marvin has been discharged, and is now home at his family’s farm in St. Charles, Illinois where...
- 150 Best Minnesota Books - view all
Minnesota Antiquarian Bookfair This Weekend! - June 20th, 2014
The Minnesota Antiquarian Book Fair will be held on June 27 - 28, 2014 in the Progress Center at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds (see map at bottom of this post). Over fifty exhibitors from across t...
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