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Sacks of sugar produced by the American Crystal Sugar Company sit in a storage warehouse. Photographed by Norton & Peel on November 30, 1949.
Exterior view of the American Crystal Sugar factory in Chaska. Date and photographer unknown.
The city of Chaska is home to a factory that has survived decades of change in the Minnesota sugar industry. Since 1934 it has been part of the American Crystal Sugar Company, one of the leading sugar producers in the United States.
“Vote Betty Crocker” pin, c.1950s.
Wedding in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Uram; bride and groom at gift table looking at Betty Crocker cook book, 1950. Photograph by Lee Brothers.
Betty Crocker Test Kitchens, c.1950.
Gold Medal Flour Bag, c.1930s.
Gold Medal Flour and WCCO sign, c.1925.
Portraits of Betty Crocker, 1936–1981. Photograph by the Cartwheel Company.
WCCO Radio has been around for decades, but the station has changed a lot since its start. MN90 Producer Andi McDaniel explains.
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