Gustavus Adolphus College senior thesis, "Why Do Free Citizens Endorse Socialism?", handwritten by Adolph O. Eberhart in 1895 and submitted in fulfillment of a requirement for the Bachelor of Arts Degree. The content of the essay, written in English, reflects political questions of the time and is an articulately-written discussion. It was included in the commencement ceremony held on May 23, 1895 as the "Oration with Valedictory". Adolph O. Eberhart served in various public offices, then as elected representative in the Minnesota Legislature 1902 - 1905, Lieutenant Governor 1906 - 1909, and Governor 1909 -1914.
The authors gave an early account in the beginning of arts group in Northfield community. Starting in 1959, many local residents contributed their effort to organize events, including art fair, membership drive, classes in art studio, dance, drama, pottery class, etc. People who have involved in early years were Stuart Hunter, Mary Lou Street, Erling Larson, Ted Scott, Betty Woodruff, Gene Fox, Ed. Basquin, and Marilyn Carver.
Lytle, Carlton W, Superintendent of Schools, Richfield, MN
This document is a proposal from the Superintendent of Schools urging congress for help in providing a vocational-technical institution. It includes a projected school census as well as a letter from Mr. Lorin Gasterland, Tri Associates, Inc., proposing a focus on establishing a vocational school.
Exhibits information used for the 75th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association held October 15-16, 1970 at the Kahler Hotel, Rochester, Minnesota. Includes copies of the letter used by the MLA Exhibits Chairman, applications for exhibits space, a map of the exhibit area in the conference center, and a thank-you letter sent to exhibitors.
The collection of one map and 25 forms is an inventory of 25 wayside parks and rest areas located in Hennepin, Anoka, Sherburne, Scott, Carver, and Wright Counties. One or two black and white photos (7 x 9.5 cm) are glued to each form / page.
Minnesota Department of Transportation, MnDOT Library
Minneapolis Kindergarten Association Normal School
Constitution for the Minneapolis Kindergarten Association Alumnae, whose "object shall be to study the needs, advance the interests and improve the standing of the Minneapolis Kindergarten Association Normal School."
Macalester Neutrality and Peace Association. This is a collection of seven copies of a petition to the United States government to remain neutral in World War I. The order and number of signatures varies from copy to copy.
This is a handwritten table of how many Macalester students or former students served in World War I according to rank and military division (Army, Navy, etc.). Oct. 30, 1918 is stamped near the bottom of the document. The table appears to be written on the back of a piece of stationary from The Rogers (Hotel?) at Nicollet and 4th Street in Minneapolis, Minn.