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Minnesota History Magazine Winter 2017-18 (65:8)

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  • Dinkytown Before Dylan: Gene Bluestein and the Minneapolis Folk Music Revival of the 1950s by Melinda Russell
  • “It’s Comradeship That Counts!”: How “Our Little Minnesota Nurse” Helped Create the State’s First National Cemetery by Johannes Allert
  • The Trailer Park that Became a City: Hilltop and the Importance of Mobile Home Parks as Endangered Historic Places by Eduard Krakhmalnikov

ARTICLES

Dinkytown Before Dylan: Gene Bluestein and the Minneapolis Folk Music Revival of the 1950s

by Melinda Russell

In the single decade he lived in Minnesota, folk music scholar and performer Gene Bluestein made his presence felt, promoting cultural diversity through folk music and nurturing and shaping the music scene that Bob Dylan arrived in.

“It’s Comradeship That Counts!”: How “Our Little Minnesota Nurse” Helped Create the State’s First National Cemetery

by Johannes Allert

A pioneering woman veteran’s desire to be buried in a military cemetery in her home state was the impetus for the establishment of Fort Snelling National Cemetery in 1936.

The Trailer Park that Became a City: Hilltop and the Importance of Mobile Home Parks as Endangered Historic Places

by Eduard Krakhmalnikov

Made up largely of mobile home parks, the Minneapolis suburb of Hilltop is an archetype of mobile housing communities—their overlooked history, their necessity, and their uncertain future.

DEPARTMENTS

Curator’s Choice: Murder Weapon, 1952 by Sondra Reierson and Anjanette Schussler

Eyewitness: Hammers of Justice by James Eli Shiffer

Photos of vice squads destroying gambling implements were a twentieth-century media staple.

Landmarks: Windego Park Auditorium/Open Air Theater, Anoka by Frank Edgerton Martin

Back Space

A gathering of reviews, your letters, news and notes, and a new feature, Our Back Pages, which mines the archives of Minnesota History

Book Reviews

Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America reviewed by Adam Hjorthen

Take Three ♦ News & Notes ♦ Letters ♦ Our Back Pages

Preserving > Sharing > Connecting: Finding Minnesotans' Family Stories

 

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