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Minnesota History Quarterly Winter 2011-12 (62:8)

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  • Adding “A Little Suffrage Spice to the Melting Pot”: Minnesota’s Scandinavian Woman Suffrage Association
  • How Jesse James Nearly Robbed Northfield . . . in 1948
  • Season’s Greetings from Minnesota

ARTICLES

Adding “A Little Suffrage Spice to the Melting Pot”: Minnesota’s Scandinavian Woman Suffrage Association
by Anna Marie Peterson
Working within the statewide suffrage movement, a unique club draws on Old Country heritage to attract immigrant and ethnic support for a New World political struggle.

How Jesse James Nearly Robbed Northfield . . . in 1948
by Christopher G. Welter
As Northfield’s Jaycees plan their first-ever Jesse James Days celebration, the old outlaw reveals himself to the press, touting 66 years of incognito accomplishments. Hoax or not, should the centenarian be the parade’s honorary grand marshal?

Season’s Greetings from Minnesota
by Moira F. Harris
Sent, received, and, fortunately, saved: More than a century’s worth of Christmas cards designed and printed by Minnesota artists attest to variety, creativity, and an ever-evolving form.

DEPARTMENTS

1862 and Beyond
In the aftermath of the war, surveyor-soldiers Benjamin Brunson and Ehud Darling drawn the plans, help construct, and then man Fort Alexandria.

EyeWitness
Thomas Saylor recalls baseball great Harmon Killebrew, Met Stadium, and a vanished era in sport history.

LandMarks
Jane King Hession journeys to Winona’s Hot Fish Shop, a signature destination now confined to legend.

Book Reviews
North Country * Pioneer Modernists

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