A young Kolthoff on vacation in the mountains, somewhere in Europe, ca. 1910s.

Izaak Kolthoff hiking in Europe

A young Kolthoff on vacation in the mountains, somewhere in Europe, ca. 1910s. Used with the permission of the University of Minnesota Department of Chemistry.

Catered turkey dinner

Catered turkey dinner served during Hospital Days

Catered turkey dinner served in the Westbrook city park during Westbrook Hospital Days, 1968.

Mud-wrestling event at Westbrook Hospital Days

Mud-wrestling event at Westbrook Hospital Days

Mud-wrestling event at Westbrook Hospital Days, 1982.

Photograph of sport hijab

Sport hijab made by Minnesota company

Sport hijab with storage bag and tag. Designed by Fatimah Hussein and Jamie Glover and made by Minnesota activewear company Asiya, 2017. The sport hijab was created so Muslim women and girls could participate in sports and physical activity while still upholding their religious and cultural beliefs.

Photograph of snowmobiling during fundraising drive for Schmidt Memorial Hospital

Snowmobiling during fundraising drive for Schmidt Memorial Hospital

Snowmobiling in the Westbrook area related to a fundraising drive for Schmidt Hospital. Printed in the Westbrook Sentinel Tribune, 1975. Snowmobilers raised $5,000 in that year.

Bean Lake Resort

Bean Lake Resort, a forerunner of twenty-first-century theme parks, was a popular entertainment destination from the early 1920s to 1947. People from areas around the lake in northwestern Cottonwood County gathered there to enjoy band concerts, water activities, roller-skating, and other activities.

Water slide with roller rink in the background, Bean Lake Resort, 1929

Bean Lake Resort

Water slide with roller rink in the background, Bean Lake Resort, 1929. Used with the permission of Paula Peterson.

Refreshment stand at Bean Lake Resort, ca. 1930

Refreshment stand at Bean Lake Resort

Refreshment stand at Bean Lake Resort, ca. 1930. Used with the permission of Paula Peterson.

Color image of Strauss ice skating blades created by J.E. Strauss, 1900–1910.

Strauss ice skating blades

Strauss ice skating blades created by J.E. Strauss, 1900–1910.

Color image of Strauss skate blades made by J.E. Strauss, 1887–1900.

Strauss skate blades

Strauss skate blades made by J.E. Strauss, 1887–1900.

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