Japanese Language School at Camp Savage and Fort Snelling shortened World War II and brought people together by Charlie Maguire During World War II, some 5,000 to 6,000 Japanese American soldiers, members of the US Army's Military Intelligence Service, were given [...]
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Edifices for Educators: Buildings Named for University Women By Claire Strom This article was originally published in Hennepin History Spring 1991, Vol. 50, No 2 Organizations have always found ways to honor the achievements of their members. The Catholic Church [...]
by Susan Marks-Kerst This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Spring 1999, Vol. 58, No. 2 General Mills touted Betty Crocker’s homemaking expertise in this Gold Medal Flour booklet in 1925. Photo credit: General Mills, courtesy of Jeremy Gale [...]
Sarah Harrison Knight: Broader and Grander Work by Mary Hawker Bakeman This article was originally published in Hennepin History, Fall 1993, Vol. 52, No. 4 Sarah Harrison Knight Courtesy of Methodist Hospital A century ago, the Methodists of [...]
Lena Olive Smith: Civil Rights in the 1930s by Jackie Sluss This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Winter 1995, Vol. 54, No. 1 Lena Olive Smith and client at Olive Hair Store, Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis. Courtesy Minnesota [...]
Brought to Light: The University of Minnesota’s heritage of slavery by Christopher P. Lehman This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Spring-Summer 2016, Vol. 75, No. 2. The grand, stately William Aiken House of Charleston, South Carolina, is [...]
Twin Cities’ black golfers have a legacy of fighting discrimination by Tina Burnside Charles Rodgers started playing golf at age five in his hometown of Memphis, TN, because his mother played golf. Rodgers spent many days on the golf course playing [...]
Spokesman for the Community: Cecil Newman and His Legacy of African American Journalism by Iric Nathanson This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Fall 2010, Vol. 69, No. 3 "Because we believe in Minnesota and its people [...]
Desegregating South Minneapolis Housing: Tilsenbilt Homes of 1954 by H. Lynn Adelsman This article was originally published in Hennepin History Magazine, Spring 2005, Vol. 64, No. 2 In 1952 Camille Keller bought a home on 43rd Street and Third [...]
The last Saturday in September is Save Your Photos Day. Here is a handy infographic from our archivist with tips on organizing and storing your old photos. Want to print it? Download PDF here