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Ramsey County History Summer 2023

Kristina Her, John H. Guthmann, Heidi Heller, John Lindley, Dave Beal, Lowell Benson, Don Hall, Jay Pfaender, and Chad Roberts

Volume 58, Number 2: Summer 2023 Link to download PDF of RCHS Summer 2023 Magazine Articles in this Issue: Hmong Foodways in Ramsey County Author: Kristina Her Growing Up at Fort Snelling: Honoring the First Regiment of…

Ramsey County History Summer 2023 – Tribute to John Milton

John Lindley

Volume 58, Number 2: Summer 2023 A Tribute to John Watson Milton Author: John Lindley John Watson Milton, a longtime member of the Ramsey County Historical Society Editorial Board, passed away July 3, 2023, following a long illness. RCHS Editor Emeritus John Lindley spent time reflecting on our esteemed…

March of the Governors #30: Special Edition Billy Williams

Frank White, Paul Nelson

March of the Governors Special Edition: Billy Williams March of the Governors Series Podcast #30 William F. (Billy) Williams never served as Minnesota’s governor, but he served more Minnesota governors than any public servant in our state’s history. He caught the eye of…

March of the Governors #26: Edward Thye

Paul Nelson and Ken Petersen

March of the Governors, Governor #26 Edward John Thye (Series Podcast #28) Edward John Thye (1896-1969) was called Minnesota’s “farmer-governor,” and aptly so. He was born on a farm in South Dakota, grew up on a farm near Northfield, maintained his own…

Ramsey County History Spring 2023

Frank M. White, Matt Goff, Johannes R. Allert

Volume 58, Number 1: Spring 2023 Link to download PDF of RCHS Spring 2023 Magazine Articles in this Issue: From a Star on the Baseball Diamond to a Star at the Minnesota State Capitol: Billy Williams Author: Frank M. White A Slow…

Ramsey County History Spring 2023 – Billy Williams

Frank White

Volume 58, Number 1: Spring 2023 From a Star on the Ball Diamond to a Star at the Minnesota State Capitol Billy Williams Author: Frank M. White In 1904, Billy Williams would have been happy making a living playing baseball. He loved the sport. He was good…

Ramsey County History Spring 2023 – Welfare Workers in the Great War

Johannes R. Allert

Volume 58, Number 1: Spring 2023 Faith, Advocacy, & Service A Snapshot of Ramsey County’s Welfare Workers in the Great War Author: Johannes R. Allert In the throes of war, sometimes, it’s the simplest hymn, a whispered prayer, or help writing a letter that can restore hope to…

March of the Governors #25: Harold Stassen

Paul Nelson with Ken Peterson

March of the Governors Harold Stassen, Governor #25 March of the Governors Podcast #27 Harold Stassen, Minnesota’s twenty-fifth governor, is among our most intriguing. He sprang to national attention as the state’s “Boy Governor,” elected in 1938 at…

History Revealed: Interrupted Childhood Part 2

Katarzyna Litak

An Interrupted Childhood: Histories of Polish WWII Survivors in MN, Part Two Katarzyna Litak History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, April 6, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the Minnesota Polish Medical Society and in conjunction with a photographic exhibition…