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Artists Selected for 2014/15 Native American Artist-in-Residence Program - August 18th, 2014
The Minnesota Historical Society has recently awarded three six-month paid residencies to artists Jessica Gokey, Pat Kruse and Gwen Westerman. Each artist works in a traditional media, which togethe...
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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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Adlai in MN - August 22nd, 2014
Presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson and an aide are surprised by the photographer during an October 4, 1952 campaign visit to Minnesota.
This image forms part of our Minneapolis and St. Paul N...
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Diary entry by Matthew Marvin - August 22, 1864 - August 22nd, 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...
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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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