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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…

History Revealed: The Persistence Exhibition

Mollie Spillman, Dr. Bobbie Scott and Hannah Boehme, Daniel Brevick, Stephanie Kiihn, Klaire Lockheart, Anika Schneider, Lesley Walton, Sadie Ward, Hilary Woods, Mary Younkin

The Art and History of the Persistence Exhibition Mollie Spillman, Dr. Bobbie Scott and exhibition artists History Revealed Series Program Date: February 18, 2021 Video on YouTube With RCHS Curator Mollie Spilman; and historian and exhibition consultant Dr. Bobbie Scott; artists Hannah Boehme,…

History Revealed: Turnout

Joan Growe and Lori Sturdevant

Turnout: Making Minnesota the State That Votes Joan Growe and Lori Sturdevant History Revealed Series Program Date: December 3, 2020 Video on YouTube In “Turnout,” the architect and chief promoter of Minnesota’s high voter turnout tells her story, showing how hard work and cooperation…

History Revealed: Suffrage in Minnesota

Kate Roberts

History Revealed: Women’s Suffrage in Minnesota Kate Roberts History Revealed Series Program Date: October 22, 2020 YouTube Video In partnership with the Roseville Library The passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 expanded voting rights for women and opened up an entire new…

Persistence Exhibition Celebration

Ramsey County Historical Society

Virtual Celebration of the Persistence: Continuing the Struggle for Suffrage and Equality, 1848-2020 Exhibition Program Date: October 8, 2020 YouTube Video Celebration with the artists and historians that contributed to the exhibition. Visit exhibition-persistence.rchs.com to view the exhibition in full.

History Revealed: Suffrage at 100

Stacie Taranto and Leandra Zarnow

Suffrage at 100: Women in American Politics since 1920 Stacie Taranto and Leandra Zarnow History Revealed Series Program Date: October 1, 2020 YouTube Video In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library Editors & authors Stacie Taranto and Leandra Zarnow will discuss their book,…

The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946–1954

Reviewer: Gary Gleason

The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946–1954 Susan Bartlett Foote Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018 312 pages; soft cover; photos; $22.95 Susan Bartlett Foote has written an impressive book that combines a great story and exhaustive research about the early years of social…

Fort Snelling and the Civil War

Stephen E. Osman

Over one hundred fifty years ago, our state offered the first volunteers to defend the Union in the fight against slavery. Every Minnesota soldier passed through historic Fort Snelling to the fighting. Using detailed research and first-hand accounts, Stephen E. Osman’s new book, Fort Snelling and the Civil War, tells…