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.
Sights, Sounds and Soul: Twin Cities Through the Lens of Charles Chamblis is a new exhibit of his work, opening at the Minnesota Historical Society on April 26, 2014.
And join us for Retrorama: a celebration of fashion of the 70-80s on May 16, 2014!
Seen here are a selection of images from her personal papers and Mr. Mondale's papers, both at the Minnesota Historical Society. These images show many aspects of her life in the public eye, but can only hint at her spirit.
Please see this document for specific information on the images.
Joan Mondale Slideshow photo info
A look at the early days of the Great American Pastime in Minnesota, from its beginnings post-Civil War up to the arrival of the Minnesota Twins.
A longer version of this piece will be showing at the Northern Spark Festival in Lowertown, Saint Paul on June 8, 2013. Trains, romance and stories of riding the rails will be seen in the Minnesota Historical Society commissioned film "Arriving/Departing in Central Standard Time" by artists Michael and Abigail Mouw, showing at the Union Depot during the Festival.