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.
Beginning in 1933, Ojibwe and Dakota work crews in Minnesota signed on with the CCC-ID to provide income for themselves and their families.
At the 1921 National Championships in Buffalo, Hoover won the intermediate single, the senior single, and the quarter-mile dash, which caught the attention of the rowing world.
Temperatures dropped to 30 degrees below zero in late January and did not rise above zero for thirty-six days.
The Minnesota Department of Conservation (MDC, later the Department of Natural Resources) bought 8478.73 acres of land from the Crex Carpet Company in 1933 for a wildlife refuge.
The flu, also known as the grip or grippe, occurred in three waves in 1918: March to early summer; the fall; and winter extending into early 1919.
A public park since 1910, the ancient bluff serves as an impressive landmark.
The leaders of the AFA sought to counter what they perceived to be apathy or hostility toward the American war effort against Germany and Austria during World War I.
Mille Lacs Indian Trading Post opened in 1918 when new businessman Harry D. Ayer acquired a trader’s license from the White Earth Indian Agency allowing him to trade with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.