Morrison County Influentials: 36-40

31. The Louisville Syndicate – A group of businessmen from Louisville, Kentucky, the Louisville Syndicate was responsible for building a new and more structurally sound dam in Little Falls, Minnesota, in 1887. One of the businessmen, I. N. Hubbert, is believed to be a relative of C. H. Hubbert, who…

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Morrison County Influentials: 26-30

Last week’s Morrison County Influentials: 21. George Harting. Artist and photographer. George Harting was born in 1877 in Little Falls, Minnesota, where his parents owned the Harting & Sons Furniture Store. In 1890, Harting & Sons was chosen to oversee the building of the Little Falls City Hall. George attended…

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Christmas: An Annual of Christmas Literature and Art

Recently we had a researcher ask if we had any copies of the annual publication “Christmas” in our collections.  “Christmas:  An Annual of Christmas Literature and Art” was published between 1931 and 1997 by the Augsburg Publishing House, now Augsburg Fortress (neither of which is related to Augsburg College).   The…

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23 Things on a Stick – Thing 19

We’re checking out podcasts in Thing 19. This is a technology that I’ve been curious about since hearing that it was popular for museums to use for tours. The first place I went to listen to a podcast was Minnesota Public Radio because you can’t go wrong with MPR. I…

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