Olesen’s oratorical skills and political acumen on the Chautauqua circuit soon caught the attention of national Democrats.
At the convention, AWSA President William Dudley Foulke delivered a powerful speech in which he reminded the assembly that “the just powers of government are derived from the consent of the governed,” a principle violated with the vote denied to female citizens.
The Gateway District was Minneapolis’ original downtown.
Five of the deaths were due to falls.
The NBA’s four-team expansion in 1987 included the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Orlando Magic, the Charlotte Hornets, and the Miami Heat.
Minnesota was the only state in which strikers faced criminal charges for preventing people from working.
By 1982, 49 percent of the 11,000 farmers in Minnesota with Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) loans were in delinquency, and more than 300 farms faced foreclosure.
Once publisher of the largest Swedish-language newspaper in the U.S., Turnblad’s former mansion now houses Minneapolis’ American Swedish Institute.
Arneson introduced extensive roleplaying into Ernest Gary Gygax’s game of medieval combat, and D&D was born.
After getting kicked out of college due to drinking, Vachon found work with the Farm Security Administration.
Jonathan was one of the first “new towns” to be built in the United States.
Herbert Sellner founded the Sellner Woodcraft Company in 1912 to manufacture mission furniture, lamps, and other wood articles. By 1923, Sellner’s creativity evolved.
An estimated 50 million people died of the flu around the world in 1918 and 1919.
Birds, especially ducks, were a favorite subject.
The station was the only building concept ever constructed from Wright’s utopian vision of a model American community called Broadacre City.
In 2019, traffic over the Ranier Bridge has grown to more than twenty trains a day with most pulling between 100 and 200 cars.
During the 1916 campaign, Thomas Van Lear successfully used controversies surrounding Twin Cities Rapid Transit streetcar fares and corporate control of the city’s utilities to his advantage.
The caucus started with a focus on advocating for feminist positions on issues like poverty among women, abortion, and the Equal Rights Amendment.
Situated in Dakota homeland, the Jeffers site is sacred to multiple Native American nations, including the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Iowa, and Ojibwe.
For her troubles, she was called before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1962.