Voter Registration Event Poster

2018 Voter Registration Event poster, Morrison County Historical Society.

In advance of our Voter Registration Event on September 25, 2018, we have created a poster to help draw attention to the event. It’s appropriately red, white and blue and features stars, in keeping with the color scheme and symbolism of the U.S. flag. Let’s all take part in our…

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Vietnam War Refugee Discussion Hosted by MCHS

Articles regarding refugee resettlement in Little Falls, MN, after the Vietnam War, from the Little Falls Daily Transcript, 1975.

Following the Vietnam War, approximately 750,000 refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos resettled in the United States, including in Central Minnesota. Lutheran Social Service and Catholic Charities were two organizations in the state that organized resettlement efforts, with The Resettlement Office of Catholic Charities in charge of such efforts in…

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Creative Minnesota Study Released for Morrison County

Abstract image, rolled photos from around Morrison County, Minnesota. Image by the Morrison County Historical Society from an exhibit.

In the summer of 2017, the history, arts and cultural organizations of Morrison County joined forces to have an economic impact study done by Creative Minnesota so that we could determine, using hard data, what effect we were having on Morrison County’s economy. On February 7, 2018, at a crowded…

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MCHS Needs Vietnam War Artifacts for Exhibit

"Deep Gap Between Voters, Candidates on Vietnam" - Headline from Little Falls Daily Transcript, September 4 1968

The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS), in partnership with the Lindbergh House & Museum and Minnesota Military Museum, is taking part in a project to gather stories and present the history of the Vietnam War. Called Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam, the project, which is being funded by a Legacy Grant…

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