Black and white photograph of the playground at the Jewish Educational Center in St. Paul, 1946.

Playground at the Jewish Educational Center, St. Paul

The playground at the Jewish Educational Center in St. Paul, 1946.

Black and white photograph of two boys playing ping pong at the Jewish Educational Center Annex while a group of children looks on, 1940.

Ping Pong game at the Jewish Educational Center Annex, St. Paul

Two boys playing ping pong at the Jewish Educational Center Annex while a group of children looks on, 1940. In 1936, the J. E. C. annexed an adjacent home to be used for children's groups and arts and crafts classes. The annex was closed in 1940 and activities shifted to Mt. Zion and Temple of Aaron.

Black and white photograph of a young men's basketball team at the Jewish Educational Center in Saint Paul, c.1940.

Young men's basketball team at the Jewish Educational Center in Saint Paul

A young men's basketball team at the Jewish Educational Center in Saint Paul, c.1940. The programming arm of the J. E. C., known as the Jewish Center Activities Association, oversaw social and recreational activities at the Center.

Black and white photograph of a Halloween party for the pre-kindergarten class at the Jewish Educational Center in St. Paul, 1937.

Halloween party for the pre-kindergarten class at the Jewish Educational Center

Photograph of a Halloween party for the pre-kindergarten class at the Jewish Educational Center in St. Paul, 1937.

Black and white photograph of a chess game at the Jewish Educational Center, Saint Paul c.1930.

Chess match at the Jewish Educational Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Photograph of a chess game at the Jewish Educational Center, Saint Paul c.1930. Children's and young people's programming was held at the J. E. C. Annex.

MN90: The Greatest Minnesota Athlete to Run on Four Legs

One of Minnesota's greatest athletes was Dan Patch, a harness horse from the turn of the 20th century who set the world record by pacing a mile in 1:55. When salesman Marion Savage (yes, the town Savage, MN is named after him) bought Dan Patch, he became very rich by turning his horse into a supreme pitchman for all kinds of products, including cars, watches and washing machines. MN90 producer Marisa Helms has the story.

Black and white photograph of the Goodhue County Fair, 1984.

View of Goodhue County Fair, Zumbrota

A view of the Goodhue County Fair in Zumbrota taken from the grandstand, 1984.

Color aerial view of expanded Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and moved Softball field.

Aerial view of Parade after Minneapolis Sculpture Garden expanded

This aerial view shows The Parade after the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden was expanded and the softball field was moved (foreground) to replace the demolished stadium.

Black and white photograph of Aquatennial Parade Grand Marshal Richard M. Nixon departs Parade Stadium on the parade route, 1958.

Grand Marshall Richard M. Nixon, Aquatennial parade

Aquatennial Parade Grand Marshal Richard M. Nixon departs Parade Stadium on the parade route, 1958.

Black and white photograph of filming an Aquatennial event at Parade Stadium, August 10, 1956.

Minneapolis Star Tribune photographer filming Aquatennial event from a raised tractor bucket

Filming an Aquatennial event at Parade Stadium, August 10, 1956.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Sports and Recreation