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.
With all the heat and sun of late we found ourselves wondering: will parasols make a come back?
This photo, taken by C.J. Hibbard, shows Mrs. Courtenay with a parasol in the garden, 1921.