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From the Magazine: Lena Olive Smith

2021-02-25T16:55:16+00:00

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 [...]

From the Magazine: Lena Olive Smith2021-02-25T16:55:16+00:00

A Public History of 35W: Resisting Expansion

2021-02-03T22:18:05+00:00

This virtual event will discuss opposition to plans to expand Interstate 35W from 1986 to the early 2000s. Panelists will include political and community leaders who advocated for transportation alternatives, brought awareness to automobile pollution, and pushed back against the demolition of housing for freeways.

A Public History of 35W: Resisting Expansion2021-02-03T22:18:05+00:00

From the Magazine: Twin Cities’ Black Golfers

2021-02-13T20:46:01+00:00

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 [...]

From the Magazine: Twin Cities’ Black Golfers2021-02-13T20:46:01+00:00

A Public History of 35W: New Research

2020-11-16T19:01:00+00:00

Hear the latest findings from the “A Public History of 35W” research project. This free virtual event is hosted in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

A Public History of 35W: New Research2020-11-16T19:01:00+00:00

Refreshing the History of 27th & Lake

2020-10-23T13:44:34+00:00

The history of Lake Street is changing before our very eyes. Join Lake Street historian and former HHM Interim Director Cara Letofsky on a combination history-current walking tour of 27th & Lake.

Refreshing the History of 27th & Lake2020-10-23T13:44:34+00:00

Housing Discrimination & the “Freeway Families”

2020-10-07T16:05:57+00:00

When South Minneapolis residents lost their homes to 35W, where could they go? Join Heidi Adelsman, Jacob Noble, and Denise Pike of A Public History of 35W as they explore themes around housing discrimination and displacement.

Housing Discrimination & the “Freeway Families”2020-10-07T16:05:57+00:00

History for the Future

2020-10-21T15:06:51+00:00

How have we, as residents of Minneapolis, assumed responsibility for the care and well-being of one another? This hour-long community dialogue will invite participants to reflect on their own personal engagement with mutual aid as they explore archival materials from history.

History for the Future2020-10-21T15:06:51+00:00

From the Magazine: TilsenBilt Homes

2020-10-27T13:14:10+00:00

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 [...]

From the Magazine: TilsenBilt Homes2020-10-27T13:14:10+00:00

A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls

2020-09-15T20:22:20+00:00

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits and whiskey. Join historian Karen Cooper for a 1 mile walk as she tours the places in Minnehaha Park where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago. [...]

A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls2020-09-15T20:22:20+00:00

A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls

2020-09-15T20:23:39+00:00

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits and whiskey. Join historian Karen Cooper for a 1 mile walk as she tours the places in Minnehaha Park where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago. [...]

A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls2020-09-15T20:23:39+00:00
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