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    • A Case for Worthington, Minnesota

    • 1963
    • The Worthington, Minnesota, Chamber of Commerce compiled a report filled with photographs and text regarding the city of Worthington, Minnesota, in support of the city of Worthington as the location of the proposed state college in southwestern...
    • Striegel Archives, Southwest Minnesota State University
    • World War I: The Home Front in Minnesota

    • 2012-07-31
    • Immediately after signing the Declaration of War against Germany on April 6, 1917 President Woodrow Wilson issued an appeal to all citizens to support the government of the United States. (Mankato Free Press, April 6, 1917, p. 1). Many responded to...
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    • Two women and one man, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1915
    • Two women sitting and relaxing. The woman on the right is reading a paper. There are framed photos on the wall behind them. Images in this collection were found in the attic of an old farm house in Kandiyohi County formerly owned by George...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Twin City Trolley Trips  1906, Minnesota

    • 1906
    • Large fold-out brochure promoting tours of the Twin Cities via the streetcar company's streetcars and boats, with photos, drawings, maps and text.
    • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
    • Turning Points in History: The Telephone

    • 2012-04-20
    • This guide contains photos and documents that will help support the study of the telephone's impact on the economy and/or society beginning in the late 1800s through the 1950s and beyond. There are resources from a variety of time periods to allow...
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    • Turning Points in History:  Iron Ore in Minnesota

    • 2012-07-28
    • This guide contains photos and documents that will help support the study of iron ore's impact in Minnesota, and more specifically northeastern Minnesota, beginning in the late 1800s through the 1940s. There are resources from a variety of time...
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    • Transportation and Population in Minnesota

    • 2011-06-09
    • This guide is designed to meet the second benchmark of standard 6.3.1.1 by analyzing how transportation technology impacts the growth of cities.This guide includes photos and maps related to Minnesota streetcar lines and roadway improvements from...
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    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Interview with Roz Baker (1923 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1999-06-24
    • In this interview, Roz Baker (1923 - ) gives an account of her life as a Jewish native of Minneapolis. She relates her family background which includes an immigration story to the United States from Russia through Cypress in 1915. She describes her...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Interview with Alex Tankenoff (1905 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 2005-08-29
    • Alex Tankenoff (1905 - ) grew up poor and Jewish in St. Paul, Minnesota, eventually owning a successful brewery and brewery equipment company. In this interview, the discussion follows Tankenoff's life story, brewery business and involvement in the...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Tour map, Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota

    • 1911
    • Large fold-out brochure promoting tours of Lake Minnetonka and Big Island Park via the streetcar company's streetcars and boats, with photos, drawings, maps and text.
    • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
    • This is Your Community, Redwood Falls, Minnesota

    • 1963-07 - 1963-08
    • The photos and text of this photographic essay of the city of Redwood Falls were compiled in support of Redwood Falls as the site of a new state college in southwestern Minnesota.
    • Striegel Archives, Southwest Minnesota State University
    • The Twin Cities, 1915, Minnesota

    • 1915
    • Large fold-out brochure promoting tours of the Twin Cities via the streetcar company's streetcars and boats, with photos, drawings, maps and text.
    • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
    • The Twin Cities, 1914, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Large fold-out brochure promoting tours of the Twin Cities via the streetcar company's streetcars and boats, with photos, drawings, maps and text.
    • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
    • The Twin Cities Today, 1917, Minnesota

    • 1917
    • Large fold-out brochure promoting tours of the Twin Cities via the streetcar company's streetcars and boats, with photos, drawings, maps and text.
    • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
    • The Minnesota Home Front in World War II

    • 2012-03-23
    • This guide is designed to meet Minnesota Social Studies Standard 6.4.4.21.4, requiring students to identify contributions Minnesotans made to the war effort during WWII. It also requires students to describe the impact of the war on the home front....
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    • The Juvenile Court of Hennepin County, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Annual Reports of three entities: Report 1 Glen Lake Farm School for Boys, including: duties of probation officers; medical inspection staff; tables of delinquent cases during the year, recapitulation, and new cases; map; board of managers; staff....
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • The Juvenile Court of Hennepin County, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • Annual Reports of three entities: Report 1 Probation Office of Hennepin County, including: roster of probation officers; photos of boys at work/play; tables of delinquent cases during the year, recapitulation since 1905, new cases and complaints,...
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • The Circus is Coming to Town!

    • 2012-05-04
    • An introductory guide in research for kindergartners that focuses on the circus! The focus standard is the Historical Thinking strand with a minor focus on writing, but it doesn't have to stop there. Students have several photos listed here to use...
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    • Surficial geology of the Mesabi Iron Range, Minnesota, M-164

    • 2005
    • Quaternary geology map showing interpretations of Quaternary (Pleistocene [glacial] and Holocene [post-glacial]) surficial geology (distribution and type of materials at the land surface), of the Mesabi Iron Range, scale 1:100,000. Electronic file...
    • Minnesota Geological Survey
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume II,  Number 19, Supplement

    • 1913-10-04
    • This issue of Skillings' Mining and Market Letter features mining operations on Minnesota's Cuyuna Iron Range near Brainerd and Crosby, the latter including a bird's eye view of the village. This international mining trade publication began as a...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Skillings' Mining and Market Letter, Volume II,  Number 23, Supplement

    • 1913-11-01
    • This issue of Skillings' Mining and Market Letter features Edwin H. Lee (pictured), proprietor of Duluth, Minnesota's Spalding Hotel. Northern Pacific Railroad's history on Minnesota's Cuyuna Iron Range is also covered at length. This...
    • Iron Range Research Center
    • Street view, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1910
    • side view of building, might be row houses, direct view of the sidewalk; photos taken in spring or fall;
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • St. Joseph's Academy, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • A pen and ink drawing of St. Joseph's Academy at its new location on Marshall and Western. This school, with later building additions, was the successor to the log cabin Bench Street school. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet owned and...
    • Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
    • Souvenir Booklet: Educational, Social, Civic, Virginia, Minnesota

    • 1925?
    • Souvenir edition booklet of the educational facilities offered by the Independent School District of Virginia, Minnesota, highlighting elementary and secondary schools as well as the Junior College and Vocational schools. Booklet includes...
    • Mesabi Range College Library
    • Report of the Commissioner of Highways of Minnesota for 1922

    • 1923
    • Contains a report of the expenditures and achievements of the State Highway Department for the year 1922, road construction and maintenance, bridge construction and maintenance, road equipment, surplus war material, snow removal, trunk highway...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library

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