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History Revealed: Prairie Imperialists

Katherine Bjork

Prairie Imperialists: The Indian Country Origins of American Empire with Katherine Bjork History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library & Roseville Library The Spanish-American War marked the emergence of…

March of the Governors: Orville Freeman

Paul Nelson and Tom O'Connell

March of the Governors, Governor #29 Orville Lothrop Freeman (Series Podcast #32) Orville Lothrop Freeman (1918-2003) was, like governors Floyd Olson and Luther Youngdahl before him, a product of the streets and schools of Minneapolis: His parents ran a clothing store on…

History Revealed: Connecting to Collections

Chris Rico

Connecting to Collections: Preservation for Who(m)?    Chris Rico, Nienow Cultural Consultants History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library and Ramsey County Libraries-Roseville Join Public Historian, Archaeologist, and Conservator,…

March of the Governors: C. Elmer Anderson

Paul Nelson, Matt Wright

March of the Governors, Governor #28 C. Elmer Anderson Series Podcast #31 Minnesota’s twenty-eighth governor, C. Elmer Anderson (1912-1998), mostly aspired to be lieutenant governor, and at that he succeeded—elected six times in seven tries. He rose to governor in September 1951…

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 2023

Kristina Her, John H. Guthmann, Heidi Heller, John Lindley, Dave Beal, Lowell Benson, Don Hall, Jay Pfaender, and Chad Roberts

Volume 58, Number 2: Summer 2023 Link to download PDF of RCHS Summer 2023 Magazine Articles in this Issue: Hmong Foodways in Ramsey County Author: Kristina Her Growing Up at Fort Snelling: Honoring the First Regiment of…

Ramsey County History Summer 2023 – Hmong Foodways

Kristina Her

Volume 58, Number 2: Summer 2023 Hmong Foodways in Ramsey County Author: Kristina Her For nearly fifty years, a large population of Hmong from Southeast Asia have called Ramsey County home. Settling into a new environment in the 1970s and ’80s was tough. Few of the earliest…

Ramsey County History Summer 2023 – Honoring Minnesota First Regiment

John Guthmann

Volume 58, Number 2: Summer 2023 Growing Up at Fort Snelling Honoring the First Regiment of Minnesota Volunteer Infantry for Fifty Years Author: John H. Guthmann When seventeen-year-old John Guthmann took at summer job as a tour guide at Fort Snelling, little did he know that he’d get “hooked…

Ramsey County History Summer 2023 – Roller Skating

Heidi Heller

Volume 58, Number 2: Summer 2023 Rolling through the Decades Roller Skating in Ramsey County Author: Heidi Heller What better way to spend a Saturday night than rolling ‘round and ‘round a skate floor with friends? Some will remember the disco era, complete with a sparkly, mirrored ball and…