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Minnesota History Center exhibit: Toys of the 50s, 60s and 70s

Now on view at the Minnesota History Center.

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Minnesota in the '70s

Minnesota in the '70s

Minnesota in the '70s, the documentary based on our book of the same name is nominated for a 2014 Upper Midwest Emmy® Award!

MNopedia Article

Central Park, St. Paul

Central Park, St. Paul

From 1885 to 1961, St. Paul had a Central Park. It took up just one urban block and was designed to serve a single neighborhood.

Collections: Item of the Day

Feed Sack Quilt

Small feed sack quilt featuring dress prints in a tumbling blocks pattern. Circa 1940-50. For more...

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Twister Espresso Mug Set

Twister Espresso Mug Set

Set of four porcelain espresso mugs with saucers. Featuring the design from the classic game.

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