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Minnesota History Quarterly Fall 2007 (60:7)

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ARTICLES

Voices Cast Upon the Sea: Minnesota’s Titanic Passengers
by Christopher G. Welter
They were bound for home, a new life, or a visit: honeymooners and laborers, men and women, clergy and cardsharp—survivors and victims.

 

Style Comes to Staples
by Annette Atkins
“Speed is good, style is good, change is good, new is good, and more is better”: Mass production and mass communication spread modernism across Minnesota--and the country--in the 1950s.

 

“Educated Food for Educated People”: Richards Treat Cafeteria, 1924---1957
by Kate Roberts
Putting theory into practice, two home economics teachers create a long-lived, much-loved Minneapolis institution.
Read memories about Richards Treat and share your own.

 


DEPARTMENTS

Minnesota's Greatest Generation
Country schoolteacher Vivian Linn McMorrow receives devastating news, as told to Thomas Saylor.

 

LandMarks
Jane King Hession travels to Cloquet, home of the world’s only Frank Lloyd Wright service station.

Book Reviews
*Working People’s History of Duluth * Betty Crocker

EyeWitness
Dave Kenney solves the mystery of an arresting image: Why is that policeman posed by that poster?

 

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