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Spirits Dancing: The Night Sky, Indigenous Knowledge, & Living Connections to the Cosmos

Reviewed by Meredith Cummings

Spirits Dancing: The Night Sky, Indigenous Knowledge, & Living Connections to the Cosmos Photography by Travis Novitsky; Text by Annette S. Lee St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2023 154 pages; paperback, 117 color illustrations, $19.95   “. .

The Life of Swede Hollow: a pictorial history

Reviewer: Bob Muschewske

The Life of Swede Hollow: a pictorial history Authors: Angela DuPaul and Karin DuPaul St. Paul, MN: Friends of Swede Hollow 115 pages; soft cover; 217 b&w photos and art; $18 In their 2019 book, The Life of Swede Hollow: a pictorial history, Angela and Karin DuPaul—a daughter and…

Images of America: Downtown St. Paul

Reviewer: Bob Muschewske

Images of America: Downtown St. Paul Author: Iric Nathanson Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2019 128 pages; soft cover; photos; $22.95 If you are a St. Paul history buff and enjoy viewing historic images, you will want to have a copy of Iric Nathanson’s new book, Downtown St. Paul.

Walk on the East Side: Pictures and Stories from Residents of St. Paul’s East Side

Authors: Hans Mouritzen and Carol MacAllister; Reviewer: John M. Lindley

Walk on the East Side: Pictures and Stories from Residents of St. Paul’s East Side Authors: Hans Mouritzen and Carol MacAllister St. Paul: East Side Elders, 2017 28 pages; color photos; $20.00; Available from info@EastSideElders.org Reviewed by John M. Lindley Upon opening this slim, but colorful, little…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2005: “Lots of St. Paul: A Photo Essay on Downtown Parking and What Urban History Can Tell Us about a City”

Steve Trimble

Lots of St. Paul: A Photo Essay on Downtown Parking and What Urban History Can Tell Us about a City Author: Steve Trimble This photo essay is a response to a letter to the editor wondering why the magazine bothered to publish an article on “nothing more than a…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2002: “Which One Is Houston Osbourne? Research Fails to Provide the Answer”

Paul D. Nelson

Which One Is Houston Osbourne? Research Fails to Provide the Answer Author: Paul D. Nelson This companion piece to the previous article recounts the author’s efforts to verify a Stillwater Prison photograph of Houston Osborne. PDF of Nelson Osborne article…

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Ramsey County History – Summer 2002: “Lost Neighborhood: A Story in Pictures”

Ramsey County Historical Society

Lost Neighborhood: A Story in Pictures A companion piece to the previous article consisting of five photos of the neighborhood at the intersection of Selby and West Third (now Kellogg) just before construction of the Selby Tunnel. PDF of Lost Neighborhood…

Ramsey County History – Special 1979: “Saint Paul 1957 Panorama Photo Essay”

Ramsey County Historical Society

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1979

Ramsey County History – Fall 1971: “Merriam’s Vision: Rural Village Between Cities”

John S. Sonnem

Merriam’s Vision: Rural Village Between Cities Author: John S. Sonnen The Merriam Park neighborhood was the creation of Colonel John L. Merriam, father of Governor William R. Merriam. He imagined a rural village halfway between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Merriam platted the development and placed both the park and…