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A ‘Behind the Scenes’ Look at Local Heroes

2021-01-27T20:11:54+00:00

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.

A ‘Behind the Scenes’ Look at Local Heroes2021-01-27T20:11:54+00:00

A Survivor and Pioneer of Change: Dr. Borgen’s Dentist Chair

2018-03-19T14:07:25+00:00

This dental chair was used by Dr. Fanny ‘Nusia’ Freund Borgen, the first female orthodontist in Minneapolis. Dr. Borgen graduated from the University of Minnesota Dental School where she earned her DDS in 1956 and her Orthodontics degree in 1964. She was [...]

A Survivor and Pioneer of Change: Dr. Borgen’s Dentist Chair2018-03-19T14:07:25+00:00

Nate Goldstone & and the Brookside Drug Store

2018-02-06T09:06:32+00:00

Nate Goldstone's Brookside Drug Store, located at Excelsior Boulevard and Brookside Avenue in Saint Louis Park, was a local staple for more than 40 years. Brookside Drug Store first opened in 1939; Nate Goldstone took over the store in 1946 and operated [...]

Nate Goldstone & and the Brookside Drug Store2018-02-06T09:06:32+00:00

Early Minnesota Medicine: Staying Healthy on the Frontier

2017-06-19T14:06:09+00:00

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 [...]

Early Minnesota Medicine: Staying Healthy on the Frontier2017-06-19T14:06:09+00:00
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