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Ramsey County History – Fall 2020: “Rick Heydinger (1944-2020): A Tribute”

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Rick Heydinger (1944-2020): A Tribute PDF of tribute…

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Ramsey County History – Summer 2020: “Votes for Everywoman: Nellie Griswold Francis, the Women of Rondo, and Their Suffrage Crusade”

Leetta M. Douglas

Votes for Everywoman: Nellie Griswold Francis, the Women of Rondo, and Their Suffrage Crusade Author: Leetta M. Douglas A century ago, women of Minnesota, along with suffragists across the nation, won the hard-fought battle for the right to vote with the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment. Some…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2020: “The View from Summit Avenue: Inspiration Point for Sinclair Lewis’s Main Street”

Ralph L. Goldstein

The View from Summit Avenue: Inspiration Point for Sinclair Lewis’s Main Street Author: Ralph L. Goldstein When a young Sinclair Lewis traveled to Saint Paul at the turn of the twentieth century to take his Yale University entrance exams, he found time to explore the city, marveling at…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2020: “The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library Celebrate Seventy-Five Years: Honoring Perrie Jones, the Librarian at the Center of It All”

Mark Taylor

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library Celebrate Seventy-Five Years: Honoring Perrie Jones, the Librarian at the Center of It All Author: Mark Taylor As The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library celebrate seventy-five years advocating, fundraising, and producing programming for the Saint Paul Public Library…

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Ramsey County History – Summer 2020: “Abbreviated RCHS Annual Report”

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Abbreviate RCHS Annual Report RCHS Annual Report 2019-2020, short version (August 2020)…

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Ramsey County History – Summer 2020: “Paul Verret: A Tribute”

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Paul Verret: A Tribute In tribute to Paul Verret…

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Minnesota’s Geologist: The Life of Newton Horace Winchell

Reviewer: Paul Nelson

Minnesota’s Geologist: The Life of Newton Horace Winchell Sue Leaf Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2020 280 pages; hardcover, 30 b&w plates, $29.95 Newton Horace Winchell deserves to be remembered. He was probably Minnesota’s greatest nineteenth-century scientist, a giant in not only geology but paleontology and…

Ramsey County History – Spring 2020: “Women and Children First: The Volunteers of America and Louis W. Hill Build Fresh Air Rest Camp”

Eileen R. McCormack and Aine C. McCormack

Women and Children First: The Volunteers of America and Louis W. Hill Build Fresh Air Rest Camp Authors: Eileen R. McCormack and Aine C. McCormack In the early 1920s, Irving and Martha Starr, a married couple employed by the Volunteers of America (VOA) approached St. Paul businessman…

Ramsey County History – Spring 2020: “Public Archaeology: Unearthing the Past in Ramsey County and Beyond”

Jeremy Nienow

Public Archaeology: Unearthing the Past in Ramsey County and Beyond Author: Jeremy L. Nienow Over the past few years, archaeologists and cultural resource management consultants like Jeremy Nienow occasionally open their doors to amateur help. This effort, known as public archaeology, allows those interested in culture and…