Ampers Podcast: MN90: My State Fair is Bigger than Your State Fair

Minnesota State Fair employee Brienna Schuette considers whether the Great Minnesota Get-Together can claim to be the biggest state fair in the United States.

portrait image of Dr. Ancel Keys

Ancel Keys

1946 University of Minnesota Portrait of Dr. Ancel Keys, Ph.D.

portrait photograph of Peterson

Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson, 1880s. Oleson Portrait Studio, Minneapolis.

photograph shows Peterson in front of log house, with newer house in background

Andrew Peterson, his first log house 1856

Shows Andrew Peterson standing by the log cabin he first lived in on the farm. In the background, the later farmhouse that still stands in the 21st century is visible. Waconia, Minnesota.

Photograph of Andrew Stenstrom, a lumberjack sky pilot and primitive painter, painting souvenir items in his Bemidji studio c.1940.

Andrew Stenstrom

Photograph of Andrew Stenstrom, a lumberjack sky pilot and primitive painter, painting souvenir items in his Bemidji studio c.1940.

Black and white photograph of Angélique Jerome Rolette, wife of Joseph Rolette, c.1880.

Angélique Jerome Rolette wife of Joseph Rolette

Angélique Jerome Rolette, wife of Joseph Rolette, c.1880.

Anna Sontag Spangenberg

Anna Sontag Spangenberg

Anna Sontag Spangenberg, wife of Frederick Sr., c.1900.

Anton Armstrong

Anton Armstrong

St. Olaf alum and current festival director, Anton Armstrong.

Aqua Jesters visiting Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis.

Aqua Jesters visiting Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis

Aqua Jesters visiting Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis, December 1947.

Archbishop Ireland at the ground breaking ceremony for the Basilica

Archbishop Ireland at the ground breaking ceremony for the Basilica

Archbishop John Ireland at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, 1907.

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