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Ramsey County History – Spring 1971: “Board of Directors

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Ramsey County History – Fall 1970: “Smallpox, Malaria—W.R. Brown’s Civil War Diary: The War Within A War”

Virginaia Brainerd Kunz and James O Wall

Smallpox, Malaria—W.R. Brown’s Civil War Diary: The War Within A War Authors: Virginia Brainard Kunz and James O. Wall W. R. Brown enlisted in the Sixth Minnesota Infantry in 1862 at the age of 46. He served mostly in hospitals, in the field, at Fort Snelling, and in Helena,…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1970: “Ramsey County Medical Society Survives 100 Years”

Robert Rosenthal

Ramsey County Medical Society Survives 100 Years Author: Robert Rosenthal Founded in 1870, the Ramsey County Medical Society went into a “nearly fatal state of coma” by 1879, revived in 1882, faded again, and recovered permanently in 1889. The article describes the society’s struggles to define itself, find meeting…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1970: “Forgotten Pioneers: Edward Phelan”

Ramsey County Historical Society

Forgotten Pioneers: Edward Phelan Edward Phelan, discharged from the U.S. Army at Fort Snelling in April 1839, became one of St. Paul’s founding settlers. He was a contentious fellow, tried and acquitted of murder, and later indicted for perjury. He fled in 1850 and reportedly “met with a violent death in…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1970: Book Review

Ramsey County Historical Society

Edward J. Lettermann, From Whole Log to No Log: A History of the Indians where the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers Meet (Minneapolis: Dillon Press, 1969). PDF of Book Review…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1970: “Board of Directors”

Ramsey County Historical Society

PDF of Board of Directors…

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1970

Ramsey County History – Spring 1970: “To Stillwater, Hastings, White Bear Lake – St. Paul’s Yellow Trolleys Rocked, Rumbled Through a Colorful Era”

Virginia Brainerd Kunz

To Stillwater, Hastings, White Bear Lake—St. Paul’s Yellow Trolleys Rocked, Rumbled Through a Colorful Era Author: Virginia Brainard Kunz A summary history of street railway service in St. Paul, from 1872 to 1953. PDF of Kunz article PDF of Trolley photo essay…

Ramsey County History – Spring 1970: “St. Anthony Park: The History of a Small Town Within a City”

Fredric Steinhauser

St. Anthony Park: The History Of A Small Town Within A City Author: Fredric Steinhauser A history of the development of this St. Paul neighborhood. Gov. William Marshall and landscape architect Horace Cleveland played key roles in its early development, as did investors from Wisconsin and Virginia, the University…

Ramsey County History – Spring 1970: “Murder Most Foul! Early “Historian” Solves Murder of Whatever Happened to “Pigs Eye” Parrant”

Edward J. Letterman

Murder Most Foul! Early “Historian” Solves Mystery of Whatever Happened to “Pigs Eye” Parrant Author: Edward J. Letterman In 1868 New York writer, publisher, and fabulist “Col.” Hankins published a history of St. Paul entitled Dakota Land; or, The Beauty of St. Paul, “an altogether charming conglomeration of local…