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The story of Minnesota's past

Author: Rhoda R Gilman
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [1991]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveys the history of Minnesota, from the Ice Age through the 1980s.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhoda R Gilman
ISBN: 0873512677 9780873512671 0873512413 9780873512411
OCLC Number: 23768393
Notes: Originally published: Northern lights. St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1989.
Includes index.
Description: 231 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Red Wing : a river town --
Hawley : a farm-centered town --
Hibbing : a town built on iron --
St. Paul's West Side : a stopping place for newcomers --
How long is a thousand years? --
Strangers from another world --
The fur trade : where two worlds meet --
New boundaries on the prairies and in the woods --
The new Minnesotans --
War in the South --
War at home --
Breaking the sod --
Towns, timber, and iron rails --
Life in the new state --
Machines, mills, and mines --
The new cities --
World War I --
Depression on the farms and in the cities --
World War II and after --
Trends and problems --
The idea of Minnesota.
Other Titles: Northern lights
Responsibility: Rhoda R. Gilman.

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Surveys the history of Minnesota, from the Ice Age through the 1980s.

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