Collections Carousel – Flensburg Cooperative Creamery Association Thermometer

Used for testing grain bin or ground soil temperatures, this sturdy-looking thermometer was a premium, or giveaway, from the Flensburg Cooperative Creamery Association of Flensburg, Minnesota. Constructed of reinforced aluminum, the thermometer was recently donated to the Morrison County Historical Society by Doug Ploof, a popular Little Falls Community High…

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Collections Carousel – Cushing Creamery Company Serving Dish and Letter Opener

The Cushing Creamery Company got its start on June 11, 1912, with the incorporation of the Cushing Creamery Association.  Located in Cushing, Minnesota, a town in northwestern Morrison County, the co-operative creamery turned milk and cream from local farmers into butter, dried milk and buttermilk.  After the first creamery buildings…

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Collections Carousel – Dairy Queen Display

More promotional material for the Dairy Queen in Little Falls, Minnesota (http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=2332; http://morrisoncountyhistory.org/?p=2289).  This store window display incorporates a wide variety of Dairy Queen paraphernalia, including pennants, banners, and the current Dairy Queen menu.  A key focus for promoting the new business appears to have been the quantity of dairy…

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