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Minnesota History Quarterly Summer 2005 (59:6)

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  • Fishing Clubs along the Baptism River
  • Coping with a “Public Menace”: Eugenic Sterilization in Minnesota
  • Ambassador Eugenie Anderson

ARTICLES

Fishing Clubs along the Baptism River
by John E. Hunt
Fine trout and spectacular scenery lure city folk to the rustic pleasures of Lake Superior’s North Shore.

Coping with a “Public Menace”: Eugenic Sterilization in Minnesota
by Molly Ladd-Taylor
Spurred on by Progressive Era faith that science and rational planning would prevent social problems such as poverty and crime, the state embarks on a program to sterilize “unfit” citizens.

Ambassador Eugenie Anderson
by Philip Nash
A remarkable career in diplomacy and an admirable record of firsts for women mark the life of the staunch midwesterner Time dubbed “The Pride of Red Wing.”


DEPARTMENTS

EyeWitness
Larry Millett visits a small-town saloon.

LandMarks
Laura Weber explores the sophistication and advantages of center-city apartment living in the 1910s.

Book Reviews
Charles Macomb Flandrau * Jane Grey Swisshelm * Travels in Scandinavian America * Ojibwe Emily Peake

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