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Last Day of School!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | June 7, 2019

For many students (and parents!) in Minnesota, today is the last day of school before summer break. 
These kids certainly look like they are ready! This photo is from 1940, but unfortunately the school is not identified.