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    • After the snowstorm, Hancock, Minnesota

    • 1905-03-31
    • View of downtown Hancock after a snowstorm. The Hancock Record office is in the background.
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Armistice Blizzard, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1940-11-11
    • The Armistice Day Blizzard of November 11, 1940, hit New Brighton hard. On the day following the blizzard, Phil Hadock and Sid Weber stand behind a big drift next to Butch Schmalzbauer's Jack Sprat Food Store to talk about the weather. Many New...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Armistice Day Blizzard, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1940-11-11
    • The Armistice Day Blizzard of November 11, 1940, found many residents of New Brighton providing food and shelter for storm victims. Many cars were stranded and travelers rescued by New Brighton residents during the fierce storm.
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Armistice Day blizzard, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • The west side of the 300 block of South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter is shown on November 11th, 1940 during the famous Armistice Day Blizzard. The Red Owl grocery store can be seen in the Masonic Hall building, and the Nicollet County Bank is...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Armistice Day blizzard, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • The west side of the 100 block of South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter is shown on November 11th, 1940 during the famous Armistice Day Blizzard. The Nicollet Hotel Bar, the Seitzer Ford automobile dealership, and a part of the Ludcke Theater can be...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Armistice Day blizzard, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • The west side of the 200 block of South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter is shown on November 11th, 1940 during the famous Armistice Day Blizzard. The Central Meat Market, the Rolling Pin Bakery, and the Kurth Beauty Shop are visible behind the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Atlas of Cottonwood County Minnesota and the World, 1926

    • 1926
    • Hardcover book containing plat maps of the townships of Cottonwood County, Farmer's Directory, and advertising of the leading buinesses in the county. Also has maps of the United States and World in back.
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • Geological Society of Minnesota News, April 1971

    • 1971-04
    • The April 1971 edition of the Geological Society of Minnesota (GSM) newsletter included an updated map of the location of bronze geologic markers, an article on how agates form, and a story on the early history of society.
    • Geological Society of Minnesota
    • Great Northern engine stuck in snow, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1916 - 1917
    • Great Northern engine stuck in snow. Note on back by J. George Maughan reads: "Morris 1917 March blizzard" but this might be the February 1917 blizzard.
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Great Northern engine stuck in snow, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1917-02
    • Great Northern (?) engine stuck in snow. Note on back by J. George Maughan reads: "Morris 1917 blizzard[.] Engine stuck in snow directly south of Eagles Ball Park entrance." Exhibit: Weather or Not May 2001 -
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Great Northern engine stuck in snow, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1916 - 1917
    • Great Northern (?) engine stuck in snow. Note on back by J. George Maughan reads: "Morris 1917 March blizzard"; but may be the February 1917 blizzard.
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Minnesota Dairyman, Volume III, Number 9, November 1908

    • 1908-11-01
    • Minnesota Dairyman, Vol. III, No. 9, November 1908. Cover features an image of cattle drinking from a body of water. Cover story: The Red River Valley Dairymen, Very Successful Meeting Held at St. Hilaire, Nov. 11 and 12.
    • Northfield Historical Society
    • Letter re Mathias Portz, February 25, 1873

    • 1873-02-25
    • Mowrin attests to Portz's loss of his team and both of his arms in the 1873 blizzard, and his current destitution.
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Letter, Mrs. A. Geer to McGill, January 31, 1888

    • 1888-01-31
    • Letter to Minnesota governor requesting seed grain and feed to recover from crop losses in 1886 hailstorm, and lamenting the farmer's hard life.
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Letter, W.F. Powell to J.K. Moore, March 3, 1887

    • 1887-03-03
    • Powell asks Gov. McGill's secretary to try to arrange for hailstorm relief supplies intended for nearby towns to be left at Warren for distribution; distribution should not be done by the county commissioners.
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Letter, W.F. Powell to McGill, March 16, 1887

    • 1887-03-16
    • Letter from chairman of Board of County Commissioners, Marshall County, asking for an apportionment of seed grain to distribute to farmers who lost crops in 1886 hailstorms.
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Northern Pacific engine stuck in snow, Morris, Minnesota

    • 1917-02?
    • Northern Pacific Engine Stuck in Snow. Note on back by Florence Sarlette reads: "Snowplow rammed caboose from behind," but more likely this is the engine referred to in the Morris Tribune, 9 Feb 1917.
    • Stevens County Museum and Historical Society
    • Minnesota Highways, December 1975

    • 1975-12
    • This issue covers the appointment of a department environmentalist, state highway dedications, and a study on the location and design of Interstate 94. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, April 1955

    • 1955-04
    • This issue covers highway load limits, the Division of Materials and Research, and transportation funding. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, July 1960

    • 1960-07
    • This issue covers the development of a statewide radio system, plans to build eight new district headquarters buildings, and construction projects in southern Minnesota. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, August 1965

    • 1965-08
    • This issue covers the department acquisition of the Baudette Bridge, the cost of flood damage, and the Hiwayan office picnic. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • The Student, Volume 2, Issue 2, November 1889

    • 1889-11
    • The Student was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1888-1891. It was published during the school year and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs, classes, etc.), poetry and...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Minnesota Highways, January 1952

    • 1952-01
    • This issue covers the demolition of the Hastings Bridge, Minnesota Highways 52 and 53, and the history of the Hiway Credit Union. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, December 1952

    • 1952-12
    • This issue covers winter driving and vehicle and fuel taxes. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, November 1971

    • 1971-11
    • This issue covers noise abatement on Interstate 35W, construction on Highway 2, and the installation of a copier. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, May 1954

    • 1954-05
    • This issue covers Governor C. Elmer Anderson's visit to the Central Office Building, traffic safety, and a feature on District 10. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, August 1957

    • 1957-08
    • This issue covers the appointment of a new deputy commissioner, new division appointments, and road stripe painting methods. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, August 1957

    • 1957-08
    • This issue covers the appointment of a new deputy commissioner, new division appointments, and road stripe painting methods. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library

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