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Postcard of the 1937 Winter Carnival Ice Palace.
The sport of curling, according to Bemidji native and Olympian Cassie Potter mixes elements of golf, shuffleboard, chess, and bowling. MN90 Producer Andi McDaniel finds out why Minnesotans and others decided to combine all those games on ice.
Children playing on the playground of St. Paul’s Neighborhood House, 1937.
Members of the Girls’ Club at St. Paul’s Neighborhood House attending a doll-themed party, 1919.
Two members of the Sewing Club at St. Paul’s Neighborhood House, 1911.
Close-up view of the Kirby Puckett memorial plaque in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Photographed by Flickr user Neil R on October 13, 2012.
Statue of Kirby Puckett at Target Field in Minneapolis. Photographed by Jeramey Jannene on August 7, 2010.
View of the flowers, messages, and mementoes placed at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis after the death of Kirby Puckett. Photographed by Drew Geraets on March 7, 2006.
Kirby Puckett at batting practice, c.1994.
Kirby Puckett batting against the Baltimore Orioles during a game at Camden Yards. Photographed by Jeff Self on July 17, 1993.
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