A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Indochinese Refugee Households in the Twin City Metro Area, December 1980. Scanned image is from, Public Welfare Department: Refugee Programs Office records, 1975–1986, State Archives Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.
“A Warm Iowa Welcome for Boat People.” Des Moines Register, April 30, 1979.
Headline from the Organized Farmer, July 8, 1932.
A “Peter Thomson” suit, 1902. This suit was the informal uniform for Graham Hall. The sailor-style two-piece outfit was chosen for its simplicity and comfort.
Glass inkwell with lid belonging to Knute Nelson, c.1890.
Insulated canister used to keep food warm in airline meal service. The canister, which contains eight plastic bowls, was used by Northwest Airlines, c.1950s.
Photograph of the interior of Adas Israel Congregation in Duluth. Photograph by Phillip Prowse c.2010.
The interior of Cottage One at the State School, c.1900.
Interior of the entrance to the Minnesota Building, 2009. Photograph by Thomas R. Zahn.
Terrazzo flooring and marble walls of the Minnesota Building, 2009. Photograph by Thomas R. Zahn.
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