Minnesota History Quarterly Winter 2005-2006 (59:8)
“Save the Lady”: The Struggle for the Winona County Courthouse
by Greg Gaut and Marsha Neff
Raze or renovate? Decades of heated debate reveal residents’ deep disagreements about a Victorian building—and American culture.
Open House Journal: The Ones We Left Behind
by Benjamin Filene
An exhibit curator muses about the vagaries of our links to the past. Some stories, it seems, cannot be retrieved.
A Moment in Time
by Stephen E. Osman
A beautifully preserved 1861 photograph provides Minnesotans a unique look at some of their most famous Civil War soldiers.
Jane King Hession visits Minnesota’s—and the nation’s—first mall.
Denis Gardner relates the history of the state’s now-defunct tuberculosis sanatorium.
Minnesota’s Greatest Generation
Prisoner of war Russ Gunvalson celebrates Christmas Eve in a German boxcar, as told to Thomas Saylor.
Henry Sibley * Midwestern Agriculture Transformed * Red River Flood *
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