Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Quarterly Winter 2008-09 (61:4)

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Minnesota Letterheads: The Evolution of Business Style
by Karin McGinnis
From individualism and whimsy through exuberance to sober corporate practicality, Minnesota letterhead design mirrors the development of American business culture.


Survival at Crow Creek, 1863---1866
by Colette A. Hyman
Drawing on all possible resources, Dakota women sustain their families and community in bitter exile after the 1862 war.


“We Have Always Been Patriotic”: The Brower Boys’ Civil War
by Stephen E. Osman
In a heartfelt letter, the father of five sons entreats Governor Stephen Miller to spare his next-to-youngest boy.



Minnesota's Greatest Generation
“Minnesota saved us”: Young Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya and her family move to Minneapolis after three years in an Arizona relocation camp.


Jane King Hession visits Lutsen Lodge, a comfortable and historic haven on the Big Lake.

Book Reviews
Brewing in Minnesota * Imaginative Geographies of Lake Superior

Bonnie Wilson recalls a catastrophic fire and the enterprising photographer who captured the scene.


News & Notes

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