Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Magazine Summer 2005 (59:6)

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Fishing Clubs along the Baptism River
by John E. Hunt
Fine trout and spectacular scenery lure city folk to the rustic pleasures of Lake Superior’s North Shore.


Coping with a “Public Menace”: Eugenic Sterilization in Minnesota
by Molly Ladd-Taylor
Spurred on by Progressive Era faith that science and rational planning would prevent social problems such as poverty and crime, the state embarks on a program to sterilize “unfit” citizens.


Ambassador Eugenie Anderson
by Philip Nash
A remarkable career in diplomacy and an admirable record of firsts for women mark the life of the staunch midwesterner Time dubbed “The Pride of Red Wing.”




Larry Millett visits a small-town saloon.


Laura Weber explores the sophistication and advantages of center-city apartment living in the 1910s.


Book Reviews
Charles Macomb Flandrau * Jane Grey Swisshelm * Travels in Scandinavian America * Ojibwe Emily Peake


News & Notes
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