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March of the Governors, Governor #19 Joseph AA Burnquist

Paul Nelson and Fred Johnson

March of the Governors, Governor #19 Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist (Series Podcast #20) Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist (1879-1961), born in Dayton, Iowa, was destined for leadership from an early age. A star student and orator at Carleton, he was in the…

History Revealed: Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Katrina Phillips

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Traditions & Celebrations Dr. Kate Phillips History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library & Roseville Library The second Monday in October is a day to honor Native…

March of the Governors, Governor #18 Winfield Scott Hammond

Paul Nelson and Ken Peterson

March of the Governors, Governor #18 Winfield Scott Hammond (Series Podcast #19) Winfield Scott Hammond (1863-1915) was Minnesota’s eighteenth governor and the last of only four from the Democratic Party (decades before, by merger, it became the DFL.) He was the…

History Revealed: A Shared Community

Dionicio Valdes

A Shared Community: Chicano Studies at the University of Minnesota with Dionicio Valdes, PhD History Revealed Program Date: September 8, 2022 Video on YouTube Dr. Valdes takes us on an examination of the birth and 20th century history of the Chicano Studies Department at…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2022: “Traveling Without Aggravation: How Victor H. Green Changed Travel for Black Americans: Green Book Locations in the Historic Rondo Community (1940-1956)”

Nieeta L. Presley

Traveling Without Aggravation: How Victor H. Green Changed Travel for Black Americans: Green Book Locations in the Historic Rondo Community (1940-1956) Author: Nieeta L. Presley Traveling, especially with young families, is never easy. Scheduling, packing, locating gas stations, and securing reservations can be a challenge. Traveling for…

History Revealed: Black, Brown & Red Power

Jimmy Patino

Black, Brown and Red Power in the Twin Cities: Parallels, Intersections and Self-Determination in a Liberal Haven Dr. Jimmy Patino History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library & Roseville Library. he…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2022: “Bob Brown: ‘Paint What You See'”

Paul Nelson

Bob Brown: “Paint What You See” Author: Paul Nelson This is the story of a solitary St. Paul resident named Bob Brown. Attempting to make a living in the midst of the Great Depression was difficult, to say the least, but Brown took long walks around the…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2022: “All Hail Young Historians: Minnesota Represented at National History Day 2022”

Ramsey County Historical Society

All Hail Young Historians: Minnesota Represented at National History Day 2022 Everyone loves a good competition, including the Minnesota junior high and high school students whose thirty-six projects advanced from local, regional, and state levels all the way to the top—the National History Day national competition, which took…

Ramsey County History – Summer 2022: “Addressing the ‘Trust Gap’ Harming History in the Twin Cities”

Chad P. Roberts

Addressing the “Trust Gap” Harming History in the Twin Cities Author: Chad P. Roberts Museum directors try to create institutions where everyone interested in and impacted by their institutions will be represented, welcomed, and engaged. However, following the murder of George Floyd in 2020, as museum staff…