Collections Carousel – Delecto Banners of Doug Birk’s Parents, Del & Esther Birk

Among the many items donated to the Morrison County Historical Society by noted Minnesota archaeologist and museum friend, Doug Birk, were these De-lec-to banners from the Sylvester-Nichols Candy Company of Little Falls, Minnesota. The banners had somehow made their way further north to Pine River, Minnesota, where Doug’s parents, Del…

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County Cemeteries on Find a Grave

When we started our Documenting Morrison County Deaths project back in 1997, I outlined the project into three phases, as follows: Phase I A) Preliminary planning B) Index obituaries C) Identify cemeteries and burial places in Morrison County Phase II A) Acquire copies of Morrison County death records through 1908…

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