Plastic pin-back button commemorating the participation of the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI, played against the Oakland Raiders in Pasadena, California, 1977. The Raiders defeated the Vikings 32–14.
Circular pin-back button supporting the Minnesota Vikings professional football team in Super Bowl VIII, 1974. Manufactured by Button House of Winona, Minnesota. The Vikings lost to the Miami Dolphins.
The Minnesota Vikings professional football club has competed in the National Football League (NFL) since 1961. The team ranks amongst the most successful franchises in the NFL, with seventeen divisional titles since 1970. They have reached the playoffs in twenty-eight of their fifty-six seasons and made four Super Bowl appearances. Eleven former players, one coach, and one general manager from the Vikings have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in Canton, Ohio.
The conservatory at Como Park in St. Paul, which opened on November 7, 1915, is a well-maintained example of a Victorian greenhouse. While many similar “crystal palaces” have been torn down, St. Paul’s conservatory has remained a center for horticulture, recreation, and education for over a century.