Collections Carousel – Miss Nellie Russell, Teacher District #117

This postcard, which was donated to the Morrison County Historical Society by Verlaine M. Wright of Kimberling City, Missouri, shows a studio photograph of Miss Nellie Russell, who was a teacher for District 117 in Morrison County, Minnesota, in 1921.  The photograph was taken by Frank A. Nelson of Nelson’s…

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Collections Carousel – Elm Dale Creamery Association Butter Box (c.1960)

This gorgeous butter box was donated to the museum by Richard A. and Mary Lou Czech of Little Falls, Minnesota.  The Elm Dale Creamery Association got its start in 1908 when area farmers purchased the creamery owned and operated by K. H. Gunderson of Elmdale, Minnesota.  Until 1916, the official…

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Collections Carousel

Welcome to Collections Carousel, an ongoing series that will feature a wide variety of items from the collections of The Charles A. Weyerhaueser Memorial Museum.  The museum has some really neat stuff, stuff that staff members sometimes become almost desperate to share.  As online content continues to explode, we want…

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