Oct. 17, 6:30 - 8:30 pm | St. Paul
Learn tips and tricks about preserving your family's letters and stories in a workshop. MNHS Press author Nancy O’Brien Wagner will share what she learned working on her book, "Alice in France: The World War I Letters of Alice M. O'Brien."
UPDATE: The state of Minnesota provided $4 million for design work at Historic Fort Snelling in the 2017 Legislative Session. MNHS is advocating for the remaining $30 million for construction in 2018. Send a note to thank your state leaders for funding the design work and ask that they support construction funding in the 2018 session. Read more about the project.
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Florence “Tree Tops” Klingensmith made a name for herself in air racing circuits, winning several prizes and setting records. At a time when women were expected to stay at home, Klingensmith followed her own path.
During World War I, African Americans were asked to help make the world "safe for democracy" and contribute to the war effort, though they were denied equality at home. Learn more about their experience.
Gale Family Library
World War I, or "The Great War," was a profound turning point in world history. For many Minnesotans, the Great War was the first international event to directly impact their lives. Learn more about the war effort abroad and the great political and social changes happening at home in Minnesota.