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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.

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By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | July 22, 2021

Swimming is top of mind these hot, hot days.
This is a women's two piece swimsuit in a multicolor floral print fabric by Caryl Crozier of Burnsville. Crozier taught adult education classes, such as how to make lingerie, in the 1960s and 1970s when this was made.