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April Snow

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | April 11, 2019

While April snow is nothing new, it is still not appreciated. This photo is of a snowstorm scene at 7-corners in downtown St. Paul on April 14, 1949.

It forms part of Minneapolis and St. Paul Newspaper Negative Collection.