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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.


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


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.