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Letter from the President

Mural in the Museum We have discovered the identity of the artist who painted the large mural currently in the Museum. The artist is Hans Graeder who was born in Mannheim, German, in July 1919. He came to American in 1953. He became a citizen in 1958, returning to Germany...

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Homesteading 1860s-1920s

Settlement in Northeastern Minnesota on the outskirts of Duluth took place much later than the more fertile farmland of Southern Minnesota. Much of the area around Proctor was settled between the late 1860s and continued into the 1920s but the bulk appears to have occurred in the 1880s to 1990....

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Letter from the President

Dear Members, Once again I am pleased to announce that we have been awarded another Legacy Grant. The grant is for an architect to do an accessibility assessment. This in turn will lead to an accessibility plan which we can use to reapply for a grant to make the Museum...

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What is History?

HISTORY… What is it exactly? Pick up any history textbook and you will find as much opinion, if not more, as you do fact. Each textbook or any book on history represents the author’s or editor’s slant on the historical events. They are, what is known, as secondary sources. They...

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