Sally Hilleboe Adelson, the first woman in the Fargo-Moorhead area to have her own television show, discusses her involvement with television talk shows. Most of her shows were community based shows. She also did talk shows geared to women in the home and consumer problems.
Jennie Allen writes this letter from Omro, Wisconsin. She has been writing to a young man in the army. Her father was quite sick, but is doing much better. She inquires how her aunt is doing and how she is getting along with her family during these hard times. She is planning to send a photograph.
The pamphlet contains recipes for baked goods written in both Enlish and Yiddish. Special issues of these recipe booklets were issued in different languages to introduce non-English speakers to American products.
University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
One atlas (394 pages), illustrated, maps (part colored), portraits, 46 cm. Minnesota Historical Society reserve copy originally purchased in 1874 by Christian Schrade of Lakeland, Minnesota. In 1981, it was donated to Minnesota Historical Society by Myrtle P. Schrade, a descendant of Christian Schrade.
James Baccus, retired journalist, has been involved with journalism since his high school days and discusses his writing career for various newspapers and organizations, as well as doing personal writing. He worked for the Forum for approximately 14 years, retiring in 1984 at the age of 70.
The 1888-89 St. Cloud City Directory was the first directory for this city. Known as Volume 1, it contains 292 pages, has an alphabetical list of residents, a classified business directory, business advertisements, and lists of government officials, churches, clubs and organizations. The directory also includes a list of St. Paul, Minneapolis and Manitoba Railway employees working in St. Cloud, and a 51-page historical sketch of St. Cloud. This directory covers the cities of St. Cloud, East St. Cloud and Sauk Rapids.
This cartoon, published on Tuesday, February 18, 1908, in the Minneapolis Journal, refers to the front page story about a meeting of the Publicity Club--comprised largely of businessmen--to discuss the introduction of improved street lighting to the Minneapolis downtown business district. A stylish young woman representing Minneapolis stands to the left with her hand on the knob of a lamp bearing the inscription, "Illumination of Business District." A business man dressed in a plaid suit approaches from the right, saying, "Madame allow me!" The Minneapolis downtown skyline appears in the background.
Mr. Common Man stands outside the tent where the Republican National Convention is taking place on June 18, 1912. He is saying to himself, "If I could only carry water for the elephant as I use to!" This cartoon was published June 7, 1912.
Published on Thursday, May 6, 1909, this cartoon is divided into two frames. The upper frame shows wheat from Canada being led to flour mills in the United States by the "Tariff Provision by which Canadian wheat may be milled in the United States and have drawback of duty when exported as flour." Its caption reads, "The wheat must go to the mills." The lower frame shows United States flour mills running toward the Canadian border, where a smiling wheat figure beckons to them. Here, Uncle Sam, holding a shepherd's crook tagged "Any kind of a drawback," pursues the mills, hoping to hold them back. This frame's caption reads, "Or the mills will go to the wheat."
Published on the front page of the March 2, 1904, edition of the Minneapolis Journal, this cartoon depicts a husband and wife having coffee at their dining room table. The husband is shaking salt onto the front page of the "Daily Newspaper," whose headlines include "Gigantic Victory for Russian Arms." In the published version, which includes caption and dialog, the wife asks, "Why, John, what in the world is the matter?" He replies, "I'm just taking this St. Petersburg story with a little salt." This is a reference to public response to unconfirmed reports coming from St. Petersburg, Russia, that Russian army forces had overwhelmingly defeated Japanese forces in a land battle in northern Korea, and that a sea battle near Port Arthur had resulted in the sinking of Japanese boats.
Barth, P. J.; Knights of Columbus, Winona Council 639, Winona, Minnesota
A letter to Edward Lees, president of the Board of Directors of the Winona Free Public Library, from P. J. Barth, Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Winona Council 639, Winona, Minnesota. The letter notes a donation of a five volume set of the Catholic Encyclopedia to the Winona Free Public Library.
Letter from Andrew Carnegie, written by his personal secretary James Bartram, to Julius A. Schmahl, Esquire, about arranging payments with Mr. Carnegie's cashier, Mr. R.A. Franks of the Home Trust Company, Hoboken, New Jersey, and instructing Schmahl to find an architect to draw plans for the new library in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
Correspondence from Andrew Carnegie, written by his personal secretary James Bartram, to Julius A. Schmahl, Esquire, about payments pending selection of a site for a new library in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
Correspondence from Andrew Carnegie, written by his personal secretary James Bartram, to Julius A. Schmahl, Esquire, about conditions the city must meet before he donates money to build a library in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, including a commitment to maintain the library and providing a site.