Minnesota History Magazine Summer 2004 (59:2)
Out of Wisconsin: Country Daughters in the City, 1910---1925
by Joan M. Jensen
Drawn by hopes of jobs, independence, and even fun, young women learn to navigate the terrain of urban life.
The House that Bullard Built
by Laura E. Weber
How a turn-of-the-century family home constructed by an African American union bricklayer claimed a spot on the prestigious National Register of Historic Places.
Open House Journal: A Vision of History
by Benjamin Filene
Reaching across time, geography, and cultures, an exhibit curator ponders the layers of experience that make up a family and a home.
Fred Fulton, the Rochester Plasterer
by Anne Beiser Allen
The colorful career of a plasterer-turned-boxer, whose powerful left might have made him world heavyweight champion.
Karal Ann Marling visits a rural family dinner, 1950.
Denis Gardner tours the workshop of Bernard Pietenpol, Minnesota’s other aviation pioneer.
Churches of Minnesota * Lynch Mobs and Executions * Hobo Workers in the Midwest
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