Collections Carousel – Episcopal Church Guild Crazy Quilt

  Episcopal Church Guild Crazy Quilt, 1880 (2001.59.1) Created 140 years ago by the Episcopal Church Guild, this Victorian-era silk crazy quilt is a good…

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Key Chain and Coin/Token Holder (front) from Lyle Nelson’s Sinclair Service Station in Randall, Minnesota, circa 1975. Morrison County Historical Society collections, 2018.50.2.

Collections Carousel – Key Chain & Coin Holder from Sinclair Service Station in Randall, Minnesota

Ever wonder if key chains will become a thing of the past? Will we eventually move completely away from three-dimensional entry and locking mechanisms to…

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Framed Novelty (front) from Frank Kammermeyer, Bulk Agent, of Pierz, Minnesota, 1959. Morrison County Historical Society collections, #2013.6.2.

Collections Carousel – Framed Novelty from Frank Kammermeyer, Bulk Agent in Pierz, Minnesota

This 3-in-one freebie – calendar, thermometer, pictures…everything needed to grace an office or home space – is meant to convey a message of providing for…

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One-Cent United States Coin Token (front) from Larson Oil Company of Little Falls, Minnesota, 1946. Morrison County Historical Society collections, #2016.60.1.

Collections Carousel – Coin Token from Larson Oil Company of Little Falls, Minnesota

KEEP ME AND NEVER GO BROKE. Who could resist a statement like that? This one-cent United States coin token was a clever way for the…

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Hairwork bracelet from the Morrison County Historical Society’s collection. Unknown donor but possibly Mary Harker, the daughter of Nathan Richardson. #0.0.161.

Strands of Remembrance: Hairwork and Victorian Sentimentalism

Hair is something that is incredibly personal and unique. We can change our hair—cut it, style it, dye it—but the fact remains that our hair…

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