A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Clara Gardner Mairs was a painter, printmaker, and decorative artist active from the 1910s to the 1960s. She is best known for her prints of children, animals, circus scenes, and Old Testament stories, often with hints of satirical humor.
Young Mexican American women in Minnesota, c. 1950.
Women marching with American flags, Street Railway Company strike, 1917.
"I love Betsy-Tacy" pinback button, manufacturer unknown, c.1990-1994.
Front cover of the original edition of Betsy-Tacy, by Maud Hart Lovelace, published by Crowell Publishing Company, 1940. Cover art by Lois Lenski.
Front cover of paperback edition of Maud Hart Lovelace's Gentlemen from England, published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1993.
Front cover of book jacket for Early Candlelight, a novel by Maud Hart Lovelace, published by the University of Minnesota Press, 1949.
Delos and Maud Hart Lovelace with daughter Merion, c.1931.
Maud Hart Lovelace, c.1931.
Maud Hart Lovelace and husband Delos playing chess, c.1945.
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