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Ramsey County History – Spring 1973: “1924’s “Prime Underdogs” and Their Two-Title Victory”

Gordon Hayes with Norvy Mulligan

1924’s “Prime Underdogs” and Their Two-Title Victory                                                                                       …

Ramsey County History – Spring 1973: “The First “Living Flag””

Mrs. George R. Becker with George A. Rea

The First “Living Flag” Authors: Mrs. George R. Becker, with George A. Rea The first-known “living flag” was mounted near Rice Park in St. Paul in 1896. The flag was made up of St. Paul schoolchildren under the direction of Prof. C.H. Congdon, supervisor of music for the city schools.

Ramsey County History – Spring 1973: Board of Directors”

Ramsey County Historical Society

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Ramsey County History – Fall 1972: “Brave Men in Their Motor Machines–And the 1918 Forest Fire”

Arnold L. Luukkonen

Brave Men in Their Motor Machines–And the 1918 Forest Fire Author: Arnold L. Luukkonen The Minnesota Home Guard was created in 1917 to replace the Minnesota National Guard, which had been federalized for World War I. One of its components was the Motor Corps, made up of volunteers who…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1972: “Forgotten Pioneers: James C. Burbank, The Man Who Used Coach and Boat to Link the Northwest to St. Paul”

Robert Orr Baker

Forgotten Pioneers: James C. Burbank, The Man Who Used Coach and Boat to Link the Northwest to St. Paul Author: Robert Orr Baker Bringing the Red River country, and by extension all of the “Hudson Bay country this side of the Rocky Mountains, into … communication with St. Paul was…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1972: “Introduction: Anna Ramsey’s Letters”

Anna E. Ramsey

Introduction: Anna Ramsey’s Letters Author: Anna E. Ramsey Anna Ramsey was the wife of Alexander Ramsey, Minnesota’s first territorial governor. Over 200 of her letters survive. The excerpts published here provide “a survey of various aspects of Mrs. Ramsey’s life.” These include her sense of humor, her relations with…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1972: “Board of Directors”

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Ramsey County History – Spring 1972: “Old Federal Courts Building—Beautiful, Unique—Its Style of Architecture Faces Extinction”

Eileen Michels

Old Federal Courts Building—Beautiful, Unique—Its Style of Architecture Faces Extinction Author: Eileen Michels From 1901 to 1967, all federal offices in St. Paul were in this building. Now mostly empty, the building is in danger, and with it, “a unique local example of a style of architecture that is…

Ramsey County History – Spring 1972: “A Teacher Looks Back at PTA, 4-H—and How a Frog in a Desk Drawer Became a Lesson in Biology”

Alice Olson

A Teacher Looks Back at PTA, 4-H—and How a Frog in a Desk Drawer Became a Lesson in Biology Author: Alice Olson The second of two parts (see Fall 1971) based on the author’s memoirs of her 50-year teaching career. In this part, the author has returned to teaching,…