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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

A Public History of 35W: Virtual Story Share

2020-08-06T19:45:06+00:00

This interactive virtual event will share preliminary histories about opposition to the freeway, its impacts on communities of color, and concerns over equity and environmental justice. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and share their own perspectives and stories. This [...]

A Public History of 35W: Virtual Story Share2020-08-06T19:45:06+00:00

A Public History of 35W: Virtual Art Workshop

2020-05-16T20:06:14+00:00

This virtual program will invite participants to develop a creative response to a presentation on the history of 35W in South Minneapolis. No prior artistic experience is required and all skill levels are welcome. This artistic response is simply meant to be [...]

A Public History of 35W: Virtual Art Workshop2020-05-16T20:06:14+00:00

From the Magazine: Teamsters Strike of 1934

2020-05-01T14:13:04+00:00

    If you are heading outside in Minneapolis this May Day, consider taking a stroll over to the intersection of North 7th Avenue and North 3rd Street in the North Loop. There on the corner of the Sherwin-Williams Paint Company building [...]

From the Magazine: Teamsters Strike of 19342020-05-01T14:13:04+00:00

Victory Memorial Drive’s Memorial Trees

2020-05-25T13:59:10+00:00

On June 11, 1921, more than 30,000 people gathered together on Victory Memorial Drive to remember the 568 Hennepin County men and women who died during World War I. The drive, designed by Charles Loring and Theodore Wirth, stretches 3.8 miles in [...]

Victory Memorial Drive’s Memorial Trees2020-05-25T13:59:10+00:00
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