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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 | October 21, 2021

The annual Minnesota Education Association (MEA) conference dates back, in some form, to 1861. This Minnesota Education Association button dates to 1990.
Enjoy this much beloved long weekend!