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Pickle Week!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | May 19, 2020

It's International Pickle Week this week! Who knew?
Here are two pickle-related photographs from our collection. The first is of the "Pickle Club" of White Bear Lake in 1890, and the other is of Thomas Dunning Rishworth working on advertising campaign for National Pickle Week in 1959.
History has something for everyone!