Family at Wildwood Park, c.1899.

View at Wildwood

Family at Wildwood Park, c.1899.

Bathing at Wildwood, c.1910.

Bathing at Wildwood

Bathing at Wildwood, c.1910.

Wildwood Amusement Park

On the shores of White Bear Lake, Wildwood Amusement Park offered a dance pavilion, swimming, fishing, boating, picnic areas, amusement park rides, and carnival games. For only the cost of the streetcar fare, Twin Cities' residents could spend summer days at this park owned and operated by the Twin Cities Rapid Transit Corporation.

Dan Patch Video

Dan Patch: MN Memories

KSTP-TV segment about Dan Patch, created in 1980; set to song with a modern horse and driver, plus State Fair race pictures of Dan Patch.

MN90: Minnesota's Most Controversial Piece of Land

The one million acres of land and water bordering Minnesota and Canada called the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, or BWCA, began to be set aside for preservation purposes in 1902. MN90 producer Marisa Helms recounts some of its history.

MN90: Inventing the Slider

MN90 producer Marisa Helms describes the life of Charles Albert Bender, born on the White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota and later inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Includes an interview with Tom Swift, author of Chief Bender's Burden, published by the University of Nebraska Press, 2010.

Sokol gymnastics T-shirt

Sokol gymnastics T-shirt

Sokol gymnastics T-shirt, c.1978

CSPS Hall, home to St. Paul Sokol gymnasium

CSPS Hall, home to St. Paul Sokol gymnasium

CSPS Hall, home to St. Paul Sokol gymnasium, c.1976.

Sibrinky dancers of the St. Paul Sokol Society

Sibrinky dancers of the St. Paul Sokol Society

Sibrinky dancers of the St. Paul Sokol Society, c.1941.

St. Paul Sokol activities

St. Paul Sokol activities

St. Paul Sokol activities, c.1938.

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