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Ramsey County History Winter 2024

Nicole Foss, Linda Kohl, Krista Finstad Hanson, Renoir Gaither, Mary Lethert Wingerd

Volume 58, Number 4: Winter 2024 Link to download PDF of full issue of RCHS Winter 2024 Magazine Articles in this Issue: Architect of St. Paul’s West Side: H. Emil Strassburger Author: Nicole Foss Link to N. Foss article PDF Additional Resources:…

Ramsey County History Winter 2024: Scoop That Saved St. Paul Landmark

Linda Kohl

Volume 58, Number 4: Winter 2024 Setting the Record Straight: The Scoop that Helped Save a St. Paul Landmark Author: Linda Kohl It is nearly impossible to walk past the majestic Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul for the first time without stopping in wonder to admire the turrets…

Ramsey County History Fall 2023 – Dakhota Iápi: A Brief History in Three Parts

Deacon DeBoer, Eileen Bass, Justis Brokenrope, Ava Grace, Dr. Rev. Clifford Canku, Heather Menefee, and Šišókadúta

Volume 58, Number 3: Fall 2023 Link to download full issue of Fall 2023 Ramsey County History magazine Dakhóta Iápi: A Brief History in Three Parts This year, Dakhóta language scholars from the University of Minnesota, with their instructor Šišókaduta (Joe Bendickson), have worked with Ramsey County Historical…

Ramsey County History Fall 2023 – Full Issue

Daniel W. McGuiness, Maggie Lorenz, Deacon DeBoer, Eileen Bass, Justis Brokenrope, Ava Grace, Dr. Rev. Clifford Canku, Heather Menefee, Šišókadúta

Volume 58, Number 3: Fall 2023 Link to download full issue of Fall 2023 Ramsey County History magazine Articles in this Issue: A Sacred Dakhóta Site Inspires Community Renewal: From Lower Phalen Creek Project to Wakaŋ Tipi Awaŋyaŋkapi Authors: Daniel W. McGuiness, with Maggie Lorenz…

History Revealed: Prairie Imperialists

Katherine Bjork

Prairie Imperialists: The Indian Country Origins of American Empire with Katherine Bjork History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library & Roseville Library The Spanish-American War marked the emergence of…

History Revealed: Connecting to Collections

Chris Rico

Connecting to Collections: Preservation for Who(m)?    Chris Rico, Nienow Cultural Consultants History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library and Ramsey County Libraries-Roseville Join Public Historian, Archaeologist, and Conservator,…

Whiteness in Plain View Discussion

Chad Montrie & James Curry

Whiteness in Plain View: A Discussion Chad Montrie & James Curry History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, August 10, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library and Ramsey County Libraries. Discussion with James Curry and the…

Ramsey County History – Fall 2022: Book Review

Volume 57, Number 3: Fall 2022 Book Review Whiteness in Plain View: A History of Racial Exclusion in Minnesota by Chad Montrie Reviewed by Renoir W. Gaither RCHS_Fall 2022_Book Review…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2022: “Bob Brown: ‘Paint What You See'”

Paul Nelson

Bob Brown: “Paint What You See” Author: Paul Nelson This is the story of a solitary St. Paul resident named Bob Brown. Attempting to make a living in the midst of the Great Depression was difficult, to say the least, but Brown took long walks around the…