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    • 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
    • Standard Atlas of Cottonwood County Minnesota, 1909

    • 1909
    • Hardcover book containing maps of the villages, cities and townships of Cottonwood County; map of Minnesota, United States and World; Patrons Directory; Illustrations of local people and places; Reference Business Directory; Analysis of the System...
    • Cottonwood County Historical Society
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Interstate Bridge With The Span Open, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1963-05-19
    • The Interstate Bridge between Duluth and Superior, originally called the "Duluth-Superior Bridge", was owned by the Great Northern railroad but never used by them. It was used by the Soo Line from 1909 until its closure in December 1961 when the...
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Aerial Lift Bridge: Ore boat exiting harbor, Duluth, Minnesota

    • 1945?
    • View of the Aerial Lift Bridge with lift span raised to allow the William B. Schiller to leave the harbor. Built in 1910, the Schiller was laid up in 1974 and sold for scrap in 1978.
    • University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections
    • Annual Report of the County Extension Service in Dodge County Minnesota 1942

    • 1942-10
    • The 1942 Dodge County Extension annual report contains three documents: 13-page Annual Extension Review, Analyses, Interpretation and Presentation Summary; 62-page Extension Narrative Report; 81-page 4-H Narrative. The Narrative report contains:...
    • Dodge County Extension Office, University of Minnesota Extension
    • Annual Report of the County Extension Service in Dodge County Minnesota 1943

    • 1943-10
    • The 1943 Dodge County Extension Service Annual report contains three documents: 13-page Annual Extension Review, Analyses, Interpretation and Presentation Summary; 62-page Extension Narrative Report; 81-page 4-H Narrative. The Extension Narrative...
    • Dodge County Extension Office, University of Minnesota Extension
    • Minnesota Dairyman, Volume III, Number 8, October 1908

    • 1908-10-01
    • Minnesota Dairyman, Vol. III, No. 8, October 1908. Cover features a photograph of cows in a field, unlabeled. Cover story: Ninth District Proud, Ninth District Best Producer in State of Minnesota.
    • Northfield Historical Society
    • Carleton Cane Rush, 1911

    • 1911
    • Spectators watching action of the annual freshmen-sophomore "cane rush," a scrap on the northwest corner of the Bald Spot, in front of Willis Hall and Sayles-Hill gymnasium.
    • Carleton College Archives
    • Civil War Cannon Removal, Pipestone, Minnesota

    • 1943-06
    • Cement base for Civil War Cannon monument being broken up by two county workers with sledge hammers. The cannon was removed as part of a scrap metal drive to support the war effort.
    • Pipestone County Historical Society
    • Edward Duffield Neill at the White House, Washington, D.C.

    • 1864 - 1865
    • Scrap of lined paper with a photograph mounted in the center. The photo shows three men posing in front of the White House: one standing, one leaning against a statue, and one reclining on the ground at the base of the statue. The handwritten note...
    • Macalester College
    • The Illustrated History of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

    • 1905
    • This is the first published history book of Kandiyohi County. This history describes the many aspects of the County's history including: early settlements, Native Americans, U.S. Dakota Conflict of 1862, politics, Monongalia County history, State...
    • Kandiyohi County Historical Society
    • Harris Brothers Forge and Rolling Mill, New Brighton, Minnesota

    • 1891
    • Harris Brothers Forge and Rolling Mill began in the Irondale area in 1891. This mill turned bundles of scrap iron into large balls which were made into various shapes and forms. Seventy-five company homes were built for workers and their families...
    • New Brighton Area Historical Society
    • Harry Silberstein driving a Paper-Calmenson scrap metal pick-up wagon, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • Harry Silberstein driving a horse-drawn wagon used for collecting scrap metal. Scrap metal salvage was one of the occupations accessible to Jews. For immigrants leaving Europe in the late 1880s, scrap collection was an open field which required...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Hold That Line: The Protester Report, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979
    • This special edition of Hold That Line from early 1979 is titled "The Powerline Will Affect You or The Protestor Report." It summarizes the impact of the powerline - financial, political, environmental, health and safety and long term operation. ...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Dairyman, Volume IV, Number 9, November 1909

    • 1909-11-01
    • Minnesota Dairyman, Vol. IV, No. 9, November 1909. Cover features a photograph of a few dairy cattle at the McLeod County Fair, 1909. Cover story: Dairy Suggestions from European Conditions, Extracts from University of Illinois Ag. Ex. Sta. Oct....
    • Northfield Historical Society
    • Junkyard scene, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1942-07-16
    • A man stands loading or unloading salvage from the back of a truck. Salvage was one area of industry where Jews immigrating to the U.S. around the turn of the century were able to participate and thrive. Salvage owners took in scrap metals,...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • Letter of Commendation for Lyndale Auto Parts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1942-11-21
    • Lyndale Auto Parts was a North Minneapolis auto salvage business located on Washington Avenue. During the war effort, Lyndale Auto Parts was part of the national effort to collect scrap metal to recycle for war production. The letter describes an...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 18, Issue 7, March 1906

    • 1906-03
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 11, Issue 8, April 1900

    • 1900-04
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Minnesota Highways, April 1962

    • 1962-04
    • This issue covers the dangers of accidental childhood poisoning, the metro storm sewer system, and plans for Interstate construction in Duluth. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, February 1952

    • 1952-02
    • This issue describes a 1952 state-wide road program, traffic fatalities, and a look at Minnesota roads in the 19th century. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, January 1957

    • 1957-01
    • This issue covers transportation finance, state worker benefits, and updates from the districts. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Minnesota Highways, April 1956

    • 1956-04
    • This issue covers Department reorganization, staff training, and contract bidding. 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 1955

    • 1955-08
    • This issue covers job transitions, interviews with retirees, and photographs of highway construction. 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 1960

    • 1960-11
    • This issue covers civil service examinations, a new portable truck scale, and the salvaging of old bridges. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 20, Issue 5, February 1908

    • 1908-02
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato
    • Minnesota Highways, June 1952

    • 1952-06
    • This issue describes a visit from Governor C. Elmer Anderson, internal promotions, safety awards, and shipping cars overseas. Minnesota Highways was the official employee newsletter of the Minnesota Department of Highways (1951-1976).
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • The Mankatonian, Volume 23, Issue 9, June 1911

    • 1911-06
    • The Mankatonian was a monthly magazine published by the students at the Mankato State Normal School from 1891-1913. It was published during the school year and a few summer sessions and included: summaries of school activities (sports, clubs,...
    • University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato

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