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Nemadji Vase

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Clay vase made by Nemadji Pottery of Minnesota. Circa 1950-70.

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Portrait of Clem Haupers

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

An oil on canvas painting of Minnesota artist Clem Haupers made by Pat Kennedy Crump in 1966.

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JFK in Duluth

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

On this day, September 24 in 1963, President John F. Kennedy spoke at the University of Minnesota – Duluth about the area’s high unemployment rate.

This photograph, signed by Hubert Humphrey, is from that day and shows Kennedy with Senator McCarthy, Rep. Fraser, Governor Rolvaag and Humphrey at the Duluth airport.

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The Beatles

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

On this day, August 21 in 1965 the Beatles performed at Metropolitan Stadium. This photograph shows a crowd of nearly 4000 fans awaiting the arrival of the Beatles at the airport.

For more information on this concert, see this article in Minnesota History magazine.

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Water Skis

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

A pair of water skis made by the White Bear Water Ski Company of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, circa 1960.

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Solar Cooker

Monday, July 28th, 2014

A photograph showing a solar cooker built by summer school students at Brimhall School, Falcon Heights in 1966.

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Feed Sack

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Midland Cooperatives cotton feed sack, circa 1960-80.

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Red Wing vase

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Red Wing vase

Red Wing Potteries #955 ceramic vase with luster cream ivory interior. Circa 1939-67.

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Sock It To Me T-shirt

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Sock It To Me T-shirt

White cotton t-shirt reading “SOCK IT TO ME” in black print on front and back. Circa, 1968.

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Tackle Box

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Tackle Box

Tackle box for use while wading made by Umco Corporation in Watertown, Minnesota. The molded plastic tackle box has one large storage compartment, twelve (12) small compartments, and a cotton web shoulder strap.

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