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.
History is Now: Women's March
MNHS is collecting material documenting contemporary social activism and we have received many inquiries about the Women’s March on January 21, 2017, which was one of the largest protests in state history. While we can’t preserve everything, we are interested in collecting items and photos. We are aiming to document:
- Diverse voices
- Varied reasons for marching
- Multiple locations around Minnesota as well as Washington DC
We are taking submissions until March 1, 2017, at which point we will make a selection from the submissions and contact potential donors.
Please submit photos of the event and/or photos of objects with a short description of your experience and the items you are submitting to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Women’s March 2017” no later than March 1, 2017.
To offer items not related to this event, please see our Potential Donation to the Collection form. For more information see our How to Donate FAQ.