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March of the Governors: Wendell Anderson

Ken Peterson and Paul Nelson

March of the Governors, Governor #33 Wendell Anderson (Series Podcast #36) Before an ignominious electoral end, Wendell “Wendy” Anderson was one of Minnesota’s most significant and popular governors. Born and raised on St. Paul’s East Side, he had been an Olympic hockey…

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 – Summer 2022: “Addressing the ‘Trust Gap’ Harming History in the Twin Cities”

Chad P. Roberts

Addressing the “Trust Gap” Harming History in the Twin Cities Author: Chad P. Roberts Museum directors try to create institutions where everyone interested in and impacted by their institutions will be represented, welcomed, and engaged. However, following the murder of George Floyd in 2020, as museum staff…

History Revealed: Turning Points

Greg Poferl

Turning Points: Never Give Up On Anyone, Especially Yourself With Greg Proferl History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021 Video on YouTube The East Side Freedom Library and the Ramsey County Historical Society invite you to our monthly “History Revealed” program featuring…

History Revealed: Welcoming the Dear Neighbor

Dr. Rachel Neiwert, Dr. Kristine West and Mapping Prejudice

Welcoming the Dear Neighbor: Housing Inequality and Race in Ramsey County with Dr. Rachel Neiwert, Dr. Kristine West and Mapping Prejudice History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021 Video on YouTube An interdisciplinary group of St. Catherine University faculty, staff, and students…

History Revealed: Scandinavian Woman Suffrage

Anna M. Peterson

The Scandinavian Woman Suffrage Association of Minnesota With Anna M. Peterson History Revealed Series Program Date: 06/10/2021 Video on YouTube During the fight for women’s suffrage, Minnesota was home to one of the only ethnic suffrage organizations in the country. The Scandianvian Woman Suffrage…

History Revealed: Clara Anderson

John Guthmann

Clara Anderson: A Woman’s Fight to Save Her Job in the Face of Discrimination With John Guthmann History Revealed Series Program Date: April 15, 2021 Video on YouTube In the early 1940s, Clara Anderson worked as a bartender at a local hotel until the…

History Revealed: Grace Holmes Carlson

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke, Greg Poferl, Linda Leighton, and Mary Wingerd

The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson A Conversation Between Author Donna T. Haverty-Stacke and Reader/Discussants Greg Poferl, Linda Leighton, and Mary Wingerd History Revealed Series Program Date: 03/04/2021 Video on YouTube On December 8, 1941, Grace Holmes Carlson, the only female defendant…

History Revealed: Hope In the Struggle

Dr. Josie Johnson & Tish Jones

Hope In the Struggle A Conversation with Dr. Josie Johnson and Tish Jones History Revealed Series Program Date: February 23, 2021 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library and the Roseville Library How did a Black woman from Texas become…