Minnesota History Magazine Fall 2017 (65:7)
- Early Social Workers as Disaster Relief Workers: The Minnesota Fires of 1918 and the Work of the Red Cross by Camela R. Haase
- Rare Territorial Maps Added to MNHS Collections by David A. Lanegran and Patrick Coleman
- Slaveholder Investment in Territorial Minnesota by Christopher P. Lehman
- Shapers of Modern America: The WW1 America Mural by Randal Dietrich Photos by Doug Ohman
Early Social Workers as Disaster Relief Workers: The Minnesota Fires of 1918 and the Work of the Red Cross
by Camela R. Haase
The Cloquet–Moose Lake fires of October 1918 were the most destructive natural disaster in Minnesota history. An integral part of the massive relief efforts were dozens of professionals sent by the Red Cross from the emerging field of social work. Here, for the first time, is their story.
Shapers of Modern America: The WW1 America Mural
by Randal Dietrich
A monumental mural commissioned by MNHS depicts individual Americans who helped shape, or were shaped by, World War 1 and who had a hand in the making of modern America.
Slaveholder Investment in Territorial Minnesota
by Christopher P. Lehman
From the 1850s until the end of legal slavery in 1865, dozens of Southern slaveholders invested tens of thousands of dollars in Minnesota real estate and businesses, enriching the fledgling territory.
Rare Territorial Maps Added to MNHS Collections
by David A. Lanegran and Patrick Coleman
Maps of territorial Wisconsin, Dakota, Minnesota, and Manitoba recently donated by Joe Sitter offer geographers and historians new research possibilities.
You won’t get sleepy reading Jack El-Hai’s tale of his childhood experience with hypnosis.
Jane King Hession checks out Duluth’s first dedicated public library building.
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