Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Magazine Winter 2018-19 (66:4)

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“This List Not Complete”: Minnesota’s Jewish Resistance to the Silver Legion of America, 1936–1940
Sarah Atwood

Better known as the Silver Shirts, the Silver Legion was one of a number of pro-Nazi, isolationist, anti-Semitic organizations that had a heyday in the 1930s. Minnesota’s small Jewish population was quick to perceive the threat and worked to combat the Silver Shirts through formal and informal measures.

“Living With Writing”: MNHS Acquires Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace Papers
Lydia Lucas

Almost 40 years after her death, the papers of Maud Hart Lovelace, beloved author of the Betsy-Tacy series of books for children and young adults, as well as those of her husband and sometime writing partner, Delos Lovelace, find a home.

Protecting Minnesota’s Natural Resources in Law: Pioneers of the 1970s
Stephanie Hemphill

The raised environmental consciousness of the early 1970s yielded two landmark pieces of legislation, passed with bipartisan collaboration among legislators rarely seen today. Decades later, the Minnesota Environmental Rights Act and the Minnesota Environmental Policy Act continue to provide protection for Minnesota resources


Editor’s Notes/Masthead
Stories told by elders
Laura Weber

Curator’s Choice
Opera costume
Stephanie Olson

Plain restaurant, plenty of history
Bonnie Wilson

The Fergus Falls State Hospital
Anne Drolet

Book Reviews
Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike by Gary Kaunonen
Review by Pamela Brunfelt

Take Three, News & Notes, Letters, Updates, Our Back Pages

Preserving > Sharing > Connecting
Hot button history
Laura Billings Coleman

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