Join us for this virtual event as HHM Curator Alyssa Thiede discusses highlights of her research for our new exhibit Local Heroes. She welcomes exhibit collaborators from Hennepin Medical History Center to share stories from their collection.
This navy colored, wool cape was worn by Cora Eleanor (Hanson) Stahn during her years as a nursing student (1942-1944) at the Fairview Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis. Capes were given out to nursing students in the 1940s and early 1950s, [...]
The Minnesota frontier could be a frightening place to have an illness by today’s standards. Travel was slow, medical education was unregulated, and medicines were often limited to what you could make with the plants at hand. Many of these medicines that [...]