The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
On this date in 1956 Elvis Presley performed at the Minneapolis Auditorium for a crowd of 3,000.
This photograph from the St. Paul Dispatch-Pioneer Press shows him signing autographs during that visit.