Minnesota History Quarterly Fall 2005 (59:7)
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- “Food Will Win the War”: Minnesota Conservation Efforts, 1917--18
- Following the Victorian Eye
- “Enemies of the People”: Asbestos and the Reserve Mining Trial
“Food Will Win the War”: Minnesota Conservation Efforts, 1917--18
by Rae Katherine Eighmey
New skills, new recipes, and new eating habits. To help sustain the fighters and citizens “over there,” Minnesotans trade white bread and meat-and-potato meals for baked cowpeas with cheese and barley-flour cake.
Following the Victorian Eye
by Ann Frisina
A textile conservator’s surprising discovery at the Alexander Ramsey House and a cautionary tale for those who interpret the past.
“Enemies of the People”: Asbestos and the Reserve Mining Trial
by Thomas R. Huffman
A landmark environmental case pitting the dire consequences of a potential public-health disaster against the dire consequences of a potential economic and social collapse.
Annette Atkins muses on the stories that family photos don’t quite tell.
Denis Gardner relates the history of the state’s now-defunct tuberculosis sanatorium.
Iron Country * Black Baseball * New Ulm * Port of Duluth-Superior
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