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Let’s Talk About CRT

2022-01-03T22:27:29-06:00

There was a popular song in the early 90s called "Let's Talk About Sex." Needless to say, the music video got a lot of attention, but the song wasn’t bad either. It held up because the premise made sense - sex is [...]

Let’s Talk About CRT2022-01-03T22:27:29-06:00

From the Magazine: Native dugout canoes

2021-10-27T23:29:26-05:00

Centuries-old Native dugout canoe housed at Hoċokata Ti in Shakopee By Keith B. Anderson This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Vol. 80, No. 2, 2021 Dugout canoes were vital resources for early Minnesota Native Americans. Carved from a variety [...]

From the Magazine: Native dugout canoes2021-10-27T23:29:26-05:00

Building the Perfect Clubhouse

2021-10-27T19:55:05-05:00

Quick! Think of the word “clubhouse”. What image comes to mind? Do you see found boards or even cardboard boxes cobbled together with “KEEP OUT!” painted across the entrance? Leave it to a librarian to do things differently. In 1907, Gratia Countryman, [...]

Building the Perfect Clubhouse2021-10-27T19:55:05-05:00

From the Magazine: Country Life in the Suburbs

2021-09-28T18:25:38-05:00

From the Magazine: Country Life in the Suburbs: The Story of Spruce Shadows Farm By Cynthia de Miranda This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Spring 1999, Vol. 58, No. 2 Advertisements for Spruce Shadows Farm from Minnesota Guernsey News [...]

From the Magazine: Country Life in the Suburbs2021-09-28T18:25:38-05:00

From the Magazine: Made in Minneapolis

2021-09-22T20:27:24-05:00

Made in Minneapolis, sewn all over the world By Samantha R. Crossland This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Vol. 80, No. 2, 2021 When we think of home sewing patterns, we tend to think of the [...]

From the Magazine: Made in Minneapolis2021-09-22T20:27:24-05:00

From the Magazine: Water travelers

2021-09-10T16:52:46-05:00

Water travelers: Fredrick-Miller Spring by Charlie Maguire This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Vol. 80, No. 2, 2021 I grew up where the drinking water never tasted good. Our well water was so full of minerals that we [...]

From the Magazine: Water travelers2021-09-10T16:52:46-05:00

From the Magazine: When Hollywood Came to MSP

2021-09-09T21:59:24-05:00

By Bruce Bruemmer This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Vol. 80, No. 2, 2021 Four "display" airplanes were parked around the cylindrical Cooper Theatre in St. Louis Park in preparation for a special premiere of the movie, Airport. Its [...]

From the Magazine: When Hollywood Came to MSP2021-09-09T21:59:24-05:00

John Jamieson: Neighborhood Superhero

2021-07-07T12:30:19-05:00

One of the biggest blockbuster movies before the pandemic crept up on us at the end of 2019 was Endgame. Oh-and let’s not forget The Joker. I’m too scared to watch Joker, so I’m just going on Rotten Tomatoes (ratings) that both [...]

John Jamieson: Neighborhood Superhero2021-07-07T12:30:19-05:00

From the Magazine: The Art-O-Graph story

2021-06-22T18:13:58-05:00

The Art-O-Graph story: Small, nimble firm has large, lasting legacy By Paula M. Hirschoff This article was originally published in Hennepin History, 2021, Vol. 80, No. 1. An early model of the Art-O-Graph, 1950s. An assemblage of auto [...]

From the Magazine: The Art-O-Graph story2021-06-22T18:13:58-05:00

From the Magazine: From the Land of the Golden Grain

2021-06-22T18:27:39-05:00

From the Land of the Golden Grain: The Origins and Early Years of the Minneapolis Brewing Company by Michael R. Worcester This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Fall 1992, Vol. 51, No. 4 The Minneapolis Brewing Company, 1215 Northeast [...]

From the Magazine: From the Land of the Golden Grain2021-06-22T18:27:39-05:00
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