The trained chef moved from managing large industrial cafeterias to owning successful catering businesses.
A fire survivor described Hinckley as occupying “a hole cut in the brush lands and for miles in all directions young trees, huge stumps, and fallen logs covered the land.”
Veblen’s highly acclaimed treatise The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (1899) introduced the term “conspicuous consumption.”
The Nut Goodie’s annual revenues in the mid-1960s totaled nearly $3 million.
An advertisement from 1938 describes the Gunflint Trail as “a wilderness drive unsurpassed for its wild and enchanting beauty” and boasts, “Now you enter the greatest canoe country in the world.”
Between 1934 and 1945, many local advocacy and state legislative efforts were introduced to preserve the Nerstrand Woods as the last sizable remnant of Minnesota’s “Big Woods.”
3M’s developments had far-reaching impacts on various industries, including office supplies and entertainment.
Even after the towers for the power line were installed, they were targets for vandalism.
Hall used connections fostered in his barber shop to circulate job openings to blacks in the community.
The hospital was the first in Minnesota to be built according to the cottage plan to reduce the institutional feel for its chronic patients.
By 1960, one third of Minneapolis’ African Americans lived in Near North.
The team’s twenty-nine-year residency in the state produced two trips to the Stanley Cup finals.
In 1959, Minnesota received its first top ranking in turkey production in the U.S. with more than 13 million raised, a position it consistently holds. By 2016, annual production totaled 45 million birds raised by 450 growers on 600 farms.
By the end, the Red Lake County courthouse would be burned to the ground.
The Minnesota governor’s residence at 1006 Summit Avenue in St. Paul began as the home of the Horace Irvine family.
By the 1920s, dams and deforestation had so damaged the landscape that it could no longer support the tribe’s subsistence economy, and its members were forced onto their reservation at Nett Lake.
The common barberry is an introduced plant species that was once grown as a popular ornamental bush throughout the northern half of the US.
Hamm’s was brewed in Minnesota for well over a century.
In the summer of 1909, Oberholtzer had his so-called “3,000-mile summer.” His goal was to travel the major canoe routes of the Rainy Lake watershed.
By mid-1956, John’s Bar had lost its license, and 110 men and women had been convicted of violating the Mann Act.