Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Quarterly Spring 2011 (62:5)

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Axel's Place
by Bonnie G. Wilson
An evocative photo of a workingman's lunchroom holds the story of an immigrant Swede and his career in early twentieth-century Minneapolis.


The Mysterious Life of Mora's Founder
by Paul Kilgore
Whether or not he planned the murder of his wife, one thing is certain: there was more to Myron R. Kent than his Minnesota friends ever imagined.


Minnesota Apple Trees: Growing Shorter in the 1950s
by Jeff A. Jenson
After a century of careful work developing tasty apples that tolerate Minnesota's climatic extremes, a new trend transforms the way the "King of Fruits" is grown, picked, and sold.



Dave Kenney watches two oys prepare to attack a 75-pound chocolate rabbit.


Denis Gardner marvels at Lanesboro's second Root River dam, built immediately after the first one failed, and still standing.


Book Reviews
Finnish American Rag Rugs * Louis W. Hill Biography


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