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Minnesota History Quarterly Fall 2014 (64:3)

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    • Concordia College and the Turbulent Twenties by Carroll Engelhardt
    • Menus in the Minnesota Historical Society Collections by Deborah L. Miller
    • 1891 Lumber Exchange Fire & Fire-Resisting Construction by Sara E. Wermiel

 

 

ARTICLES

Articles

 

Concordia College and the Turbulent Twenties
by Carroll Engelhardt

Facing down evolutionary theory, theological modernism, and youthful hedonism—the “wild search for amusements”—Moorhead’s Norwegian Lutheran school navigates a decade of social and educational change.

 

Menus in the Minnesota Historical Society Collections
by Deborah L. Miller
Whether elegant, no-frills, or just plain quirky, menus may outlive their daily specials. Along with local or exotic fare, these often-beautiful objects offer insight into food trends and tastes, celebrations and socializing, and the multifacted tradition of eating-out.

 

1891 Lumber Exchange Fire & Fire-Resisting Construction
by Sara E. Wermiel

Lessons learned from an unexpected blaze in Minnesota’s first skyscraper contribute to improvements in construction technology and safety regulations.

 

DEPARTMENTS

EyeWitness

Dave Kenney revisits the days when dialing a telephone required professional instruction.

 

LandMarks

Steven Kinsella marvels at Palisade Head, a spectacular sentinel overlooking Lake Superior.

 

Book Reviews

Thomas Sadler Roberts * Minneapolis Madams

News & Notes

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