Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo

Swan, Curt (1920–1996)

Two young men from Cleveland, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster, created the character of Superman in the 1930s. But it was Curt Swan, a Minnesota artist, who defined Superman's look in comic books of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

Black and white photograph of members of Pioneer Maennerchor at the annual Stiftungsfest celebration, c.1910.

Pioneer Maennerchor

Members of Pioneer Maennerchor at the annual Stiftungsfest celebration, c.1910.

Black and white photograph of Carl Bachmann, c.1880s.

Carl Bachmann

Carl Bachmann, c.1880s.

Black and white photograph of a row of people wraped around the front of Singer's Hall, 1870s or 1880s.

Singer's Hall

A row of people wraps around the front of Singer's Hall, 1870s or 1880s.

Black and white photograph of members of Pioneer Maennerchor, 1870s or 1880s.

Pioneer Maennerchor

Members of Pioneer Maennerchor, 1870s or 1880s.

Black and white photograph of three individuals standing in front of Singer's Hall, Young America, 1870s or 1880s.

Singer's Hall

Three individuals standing in front of Singer's Hall, Young America, 1870s or 1880s.

Black and white photograph of people gathered for Stiftungsfest, 1898.

Stiftungsfest, 1898

A crowd gathered at the 1898 Stiftungsfest celebration.

Stiftungsfest and Pioneer Maennerchor

The longest continuously running festival in Minnesota history, Stiftungsfest, was founded in 1861. This German festival celebrates the music and culture of Carver County's German immigrants.

Photograph of the Gág family home at 200 South German Street in New Ulm. Taken by Anton Gág c.1890.

The Gág family home

Photograph of the Gág family home at 200 South German Street in New Ulm. Taken by Anton Gág, c.1890.

Color postcard depicting St. Joseph’s Catholic Parochial School and Sister’s Home. Photograph Collection, Carver County Historical Society, Waconia

St. Joseph’s Catholic Parochial School and Sister’s Home

Color postcard depicting St. Joseph’s Catholic Parochial School and Sister’s Home. Photograph Collection, Carver County Historical Society, Waconia

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Arts