Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Quarterly Summer 2008 (61:2)

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Constructing Suburbia: Richfield in the Postwar Era
by Lisa Plank and Thomas Saylor
The birth, growth, and maturity of a classic American inner-ring suburb, viewed through the experiences of the people who live there.


“When Women Went Public: Feminist Reforms in the 1970s
by Cheri Register
Minnesota activists set the national standard, as “nice ladies” and “boat rockers” together effect landmark legislation and social change.


African Americans and the 1892 Republican National Convention, Minneapolis
by Iric Nathanson
Under the lengthening shadow of Jim Crow, African American delegates and local citizens take a stand for human rights amidst the usual convention hoopla.



Minnesota's Greatest Generation
Student, soldier, worker, activist: Returning from war, Nelson Peery becomes, in his own words, an “American revolutionary.”


Jane King Hession takes in the view from Eden Prairie’s Lookout Park, a wayside respite built in the days of leisurely travel.

Book Reviews
Twin Cities by Trolley * Ojibwe interpreter William W. Warren * Author Grace Flandrau

George Slade sees the wonder of early photography in a fragile father-child portrait.


News & Notes

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