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Pink wool suit, 1906. Two pieces, trimmed with pink ribbon and lace. Made by dressmaker Julia Tomasek, St. Paul, Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.

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Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society

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The University of Minnesota just launched its online Ojibwe-English 'talking' dictionary. You can listen to this beautiful language, see photos from Minnesota Historical Society collections and learn more about a nation so vital to the land we now call Voyageurs National Park.

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Charles A Lindbergh Historic Site

Little Falls, MN - Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, home of the first aviator to make a non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, highlights Lindbergh’s life and work.

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